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.
N.Y. Mills 13, Verndale 2
Jarrod Norton gained the victory as the Eagles hammered the Pirates in a Park Region Conference game.
Matt Moenkedick went 2-for-2 in the loss.
Verndale 2 5 7
New York Mills 13 17 1