Baseball team comes up short in three games
The Staples Motley baseball team lost a doubleheader to Pequot Lakes on April 19, then lost to Lake Park-Audubon 14-3 on April 21.
Against Pequot Lakes , early walks led to runs and the Cardinals were never in the first game, as Trey Skeesick had the only hit for the team, a double.
In the second game, Reid Busker pitched six scoreless innings. Although the Cardinals outhit PL in the game, but were unable to push any of their baserunners across and they lost 3-0. Skeesick, Mason Nyhus and Brady Holub each had a hit in the game.
Against Lake Park-Audubon, the Cardinals kept the game close into the fifth inning, when a 5-3 deficit fell apart. Brady Smith had two hits, including a double, walked once and scored two runs. He also pitched one inning.