Moose Lake Star Gazette - Serving Carlton and Pine Counties Since 1895

By Mary Ellen Dewey
Moose Lake Star-Gazette 

Coil throws shutout against Rush City in Rebels' last home game


Last home field game for the Moose Lake Willow River Rebels boys’ baseball team at the old school’s baseball field on Tuesday, May 22. Ian Coil was on the mound and threw a complete game and didn’t allow a single run against the Rush City Tigers, throwing a complete game shutout. He was the winning pitcher, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out 11 and no walks.

The Rebels got on the board in the first inning when Ben Dewey drove in one when he singled. In the sixth inning, MLWR scored three runs lead by a single by Dewey, a sacrifice fly by Brendon Fogelberg and a home run by Mark Fossum.

Coil lead the team with three hits, followed by Dewey, Fossum, and Jordan Fjosne with two each. Cooper Bexell, Fogelberg and Ethan Meyer each got one. Remington Starck had two walks and scored two runs. There wasn’t a single error by the Rebels.

There was not a JV game because Rush City couldn’t field a team.

Rebels fall to Crosby-Ironton after leading in the first

MLWR traveled to Crosby-Ironton for a 4:30 game on Thursday, May 24, to play their last regular season contest. They scored five runs in the first inning leading 5-3. They scored two runs when Brendon Fogelberg singled. Mark Fossum led the Rebel with two hits in three at bats. Dan Whited and Cooper Bexell each got a hit. Whited had a sacrifice fly.

Remington Starck, Ben Dewey and Ian Coil each had a stolen base. The Rebels left seven runners on base.

Whited took the loss on the hill for MLWR surrendering eight runs on five hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out six. Fogelberg finish out the game.

The Rebels infield had eight errors, Crosby-Ironton had none. The final score was Crosby-Ironton eight and Rebels six.

JV beats Crosby-Ironton 9-3

MLWR JV played seven innings on the adjoining field in Crosby winning 9-3. The JV scored five runs in the third inning led by Vance Aho, Charles Mikrot, Carter Klund and Andrew Burn all knocking in runs.

Carter Johnson started the game on the mound, lasted four innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out two and walking one. Logan Privette finished the game allowing two hits and two runs over three innings, striking out three and walking one.

Privette was 2-for-5 at the plate to lead the Rebels in hits.

JH MLWR Rebels 21-10 over Wrenshall

MLWR seventh and eighth grade team took on Wrenshall on Thursday, May 24, at Twilight Field. The Rebels collected 19 hits. Logan Ovredahl went 4-4 at the plate to lead in hitting, including a homerun and a double. Henry Ribich and Sam Dewey each hit a triple. Ribich got three hits. Alex Watrin, Myca Helfman, and Richie Balut got two hits each. Ovredahl and Balut scored three runs each. Caden Privette, Ribich, Dewey, and Zach Youngs scored two runs each. Santiago Sedillo, Cooper Hennager, Ethan Burton, JP Mesojedec, Bake Miller, Helfman and Watrin each scored a run.

Rebels played nine innings and Hennager, Burton, Mesojedec, Dewey, Privette, Sedillo, and Orvedahl all took their turn on the mound pitching.


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