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Bemidji splits at Little Falls

The Bemidji Legion baseball team was tagged with its first loss in sub-district play Tuesday as Little Falls scored seven runs in the sixth inning to upset Bemidji 11-10 at Little Falls.

The Legion responded in the rematch, however, as it blistered Little Falls 19-4.

Cody Jenkins had a double and two singles in the opener while Zach Solheim blasted two home runs.

Trent Baker also went deep while Dom Hayle and Collin Leif each contributed a pair of singles.

In the nightcap Ryan Hirt went the distance and he was aided by four round-trippers.

Tyler Follis had a home run and two singles while Mitchell Hendricks and Cody Rutledge each had a home run and a single. Jenkins also had a home run.

Bellew finished with two doubles and a single and Hayle banged a triple and a single.

Tuesday's split gave Bemidji a 15-2 overall record and a 7-1 mark against sub-district foes. Bemidji will travel to Brainerd for two games today.

First Game

Bemidji 110 242 0 - 10 11 5

Little Falls 211 007 x - 11 10 3

Follis, Hendricks (L) (6) and Leif.

Dorn, Hallberg (W) and Hanowski

Second Game

Bemidji 096 31 - 19 15 1

Little Falls 002 02 - 4 6 3

Hirt (W) and Hayle, Sweet (4). K-6, BB-2

Hallberg and Hanowski