The Ashby baseball team is one loss away from seeing its season come to an end after dropping an extra-inning game to New York Mills.

The Arrows (21-2) fell 5-4 in the eighth inning on a New York Mills (19-2) single. The Eagles tied the game in the seventh inning before winning it in the eighth. New York Mills is the top-ranked team in Class A through the QRF on Minnesota-scores.net, while Ashby is sixth.

Torin Olson went 3-for-3 at the plate for the Arrows. Jaden Norby took the loss for the Arrows. He threw seven innings and struck out six batters.

Brock Peterson catches a fly ball in Parkers Prairie's 13-0 loss to Ashby in the second round of the Section 6A baseball tournament in Bluffton on June 3, 2021. (Jared Rubado / Echo Press)
Brock Peterson catches a fly ball in Parkers Prairie's 13-0 loss to Ashby in the second round of the Section 6A baseball tournament in Bluffton on June 3, 2021. (Jared Rubado / Echo Press)

Ashby got to the winner’s bracket game by beating Parkers Prairie 13-0 in five innings. Hunter Norby allowed one hit in his pitching performance. Norby struck out five batters and walked one.

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The Arrows blew the door open with a 10-run second inning. Miles Hoff, Carter Spangler, Carson Spangler, Olson, Hunter Norby and Brodie Ecker had RBIs in the inning.

Parkers Prairie’s season ended at the hands of Browerville-Eagle Valley (7-14) in eight innings. The Panthers finished with a record of 9-12.

Ashby will play in an elimination game in Bluffton on June 8. The Arrows will take on Upsala-Swanville Area (19-3). The Patriots ended Ashby’s run at a perfect season with a 4-3 win on May 24. The first pitch is at 2:30 p.m. The winner will play either Browerville-Eagle Valley or Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (11-11).

Florian Koep (left) makes a leaping catch over Hunter Norby on June 3, 2021. Ashby beat Parkers Prairie 13-0 in Buffton to advance in the Section 6A baseball tournament. (Jared Rubado / Echo Press)
Florian Koep (left) makes a leaping catch over Hunter Norby on June 3, 2021. Ashby beat Parkers Prairie 13-0 in Buffton to advance in the Section 6A baseball tournament. (Jared Rubado / Echo Press)

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PARKERS PRAIRIE HITTING- Brendan Johnson 0-2; Dylan Debilzen 1-2; Floridan Koep 0-1, BB; Wyatt Murray 0-2; Brock Peterson 0-2; Cole Gessell 0-1; Riley Thoennes 0-1; David Revering 0-2; Jake Wagner 0-2; Chase Thieschaefer 0-1; ASHBY HITTING- Torin Olson 0-2, R, BB; Robert Nelson 0-1; Carter Spangler 2-3, 2R, RBI; Jaden Norby 0-1, 2R, BB; Hunter Norby 2-2, 3R,3RBI, BB; Evan Paulson 1-3, H, 2RBI; Ashton Ecker 0-1, R; Mattson Hoff 1-3, R, 2RBI; Miles Hoff 1-3, R, RBI, BB; Carter Spangler 0-2, R

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PARKERS PRAIRIE- Johnson 0-4, R, BB; Debilzen 1-3, R, 2RBI, BB; Koep 2-4, RBI; Murray 0-3, BB; Peterson 1-4; Thoennes R; Revering 2-4; Thieschaefer 1-3, R, RBI, BB; Wegner 1-3, BB