Baseball: Elk Legion falls to Big Lake 5-4
The Elk River Legion lost to Big Lake 5-4 there Thursday
Jake Needs pitched 6 1/3 innings to get the win with Ross Stern picking up the save. Combined they gave up nine hits and two walks, striking out four. Bryan Larson was 2 for 3 with a solo home run; Dave Kimmer went 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Tucker Morrell pitched the distance for Elk River, giving up 10 hits, and three walks, striking out five.
Elk River scored two in the seventh and had two runners aboard when the final out was made. Matt Williams went 2 for 4 with an RBI, Sam Krick 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs, and Tyler Brant 2 for 3; . Tucker Morrell scored 2 runs.
Elk River’s game at Robbinsdale Cooper on Tuesday was rained out in the fourth inning.
Next is a home game against Sartell on Monday.