Cottrell pitches a gem
Clay Cottrell scattered seven hits as the Verndale Pirates topped McGregor 4-1 Saturday in a non-conference baseball game.
Cottrell fanned four in his mound appearance and joined Jay Runyan with two hits.
The victory improved Verndale's diamond record to 4-9.
Jay Runyan suffered the loss as Park Region Conference-leading Bertha-Hewitt hammered Verndale.
Dakota Aeling gained the mound win for the Bears.
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