The Ashby Arrows played their fifth and sixth playoff games on Thursday in New York Mills. After falling behind 2-0 in their first game of the day against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, Ashby came back to score 12 runs on their way to a 12-2 six inning win. In game two of the day, Ashby faced New York Mills with the prospect of having to beat the Eagles twice to advance to the State Tournament. New York Mills scored 5 runs in the first inning and held on to post a 6-3 win over the Arrows, claiming the Section 6A title.
Jaden Norby threw a shutout to lead the Ashby Arrows past Upsala Swanville Area 1-0 on Tuesday in the Section 6A baseball playoffs. The Arrows followed that win with an 8-2 victory over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, setting up an elimination game on Thursday at 2:30pm in New York Mills against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.
The Ashby baseball team cruised to a 13-0 victory over Parkers Prairie in their first game of the day on Thursday, but then lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to top-seeded New York Mills in game two. The loss means the Arrows will have to fight through the losers’ bracket in the double elimination Section 6A Tournament. Their next game will be at 2:30pm Tuesday against Upsala/Swanville Area.