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High school baseball: Cass Lake-Bena defeats Drakes for season sweep

The Cass Lake-Bena baseball team completed a season sweep of Blackduck Thursday by defeating the Drakes 9-3 at Blackduck.

The Panthers scored eight runs in the second inning and added another run in the third.

Blackduck scored all three of its runs in the first inning.

Cass Lake-Bena's Mike Hanson was 2-for-4 and had a two-run home run in the second inning.

Blackduck's Todd Kallroos was 2-for-3 with one run scored and two stolen bases.

Cass Lake-Bena's Chad Wittner and Blackduck's Brett Mistic pitched complete games.

Wittner had seven strikeouts and Mistic had three strike outs.

Blackduck fell to 10-4 with the loss.

On Tuesday, Cass Lake-Bena split a doubleheader at Lake of the Woods.

LOTW overcame an early 3-2 deficit to win the first game 10-5.

In the second game, Cass Lake-Bena scored two runs in the fifth to defeat the Bears 4-2 in a game shortened to six innings.

Freshman Caleb Fisher pitched the second game and improved to 3-0 on the season.

Cass Lake's record stands at 12-4-1 overall and 9-4-1 in the Northland Conference.