The Isle Huskies split four games played last week, beating two non-conference foes and losing a double-header to conference rival Ogilvie.
The Isle Huskies baseball team spotted the visiting Wrenshall Wrens a 6-0 early lead before clawing back to win, 11-10.
The big Isle comeback was highlighted by two 2-run innings and a 5-spot put up in the bottom of the sixth when the Huskies parlayed several Wren errors and walks along with a clutch base hit by Lucas Gross to score five times.
Isle finished the game outhitting Wrenshall 9-8 with three hits off the bat of Eric McQuoid and three RBI by Daniel Miller.
Gross McQuoid and Willy Stalker shared the pitching duties for the Huskies.
In the opening game of a double-header against the Ogilvie Lions on May 7, Isle was out-hit 9-3 on the way to 12-3 loss.
Isle pitching gave up 12 runs, of which only four were earned.
Ogilvie pitching gave up three runs of which none were earned, and the Lions struck out 10 Isle batters.
In the second game of the double header with Ogilvie, the Isle Huskies were routed, 18-4.
Eight Isle errors, 13 walks issued by their pitchers, just two hits from their batters, and eight strikeouts in the five inning game called because of the 10-run rule, did not help the Huskies’ cause.
Eric McQuoid had both Isle hits.
It was a game of give and take when the Isle Huskies hosted the Hill City/Northland Hornets on Friday, May 10.
The lead changed hands no less than five times, and the Hornets had a runner in scoring position in the final inning down by one run, but could not score.
Final: Isle 8, Hill City/Northland 7
Isle out-hit HC/N 10-9 with Eric McQuoid, Macen Haggberg and Daniel Miller producing two hits each.
Lucas Gross went the distance on the mound for Isle, giving up seven runs (of which five were earned) on nine hits, walking one and striking out three.
Isle scored crooked numbers in the second and fifth innings. The Huskies took advantage of four hits and two walks to score four runs in the second, and they sent eight men to the plate in the fifth, scoring three runs on two hits.