Section 7AA Playoffs
Proctor vs. International Falls
May 30, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
at Portage Park, Cohasset, Minn.
The winner advances to play again right away at Cohasset, against the winner of the 2:00 p.m. game. Click here for MSHSL Section 7AA Playoffs brackets.
Series Record vs. International Falls
International Falls leads 6-4
International Falls, the #4 seed in Sub-Section 2, finished the regular season with a 10-6 W-L record. The Broncos average 8.4 runs scored per game, while allowing 6.8 runs per game. They were 4-1 against Section 7AA opponents and 3-2 in Arrowhead Conference play. Head Coach Eric Walls is in his fifth season. The Broncos are 56-38 (.596) during Walls's tenure. For a look back at Broncos baseball history, check out their Record Book.
Proctor, the #5 seed in Sub-Section 2, went 7-10 in the regular season. The Rails average 5.7 runs scored per game and 5.8 runs allowed per game. Proctor went 4-4 against Section 7AA opponents and 2-6 versus Lake Superior Conference teams. Head Coach Kyle Wojtysiak is in his eighth season. The Rails are 111-62 (.642) in his eight years. For a look back at Rails baseball through the years, check out their Record Book.
Proctor and International Falls have met four times in Section 7AA Playoffs competition, with two wins apiece.
In the 2013 quarterfinals, Jack Nikko pitched nine and one-third innings as the Rails lost, 1-0, on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning. In a 2nd-round game of the 2013 playoffs, Matt Dolsen pitched a complete game with no earned runs but the Rails fell, 2-0.
In a 2nd-round game of the 2011 playoffs, Proctor defeated Int'l Falls, 17-0 in five innings. Jake Lewis and Chase Lundberg combined on the shutout, Ryan McCarthy hit a home run, Tyler Pionk had two hits including a three-run double, and Justin Scanlon had two hits, three runs, and four RBI.
In a 1st-round game of the 2007 playoffs, Proctor rallied from a 6-3 deficit to win, 7-6. Jon Kent hit a three-run go-ahead home run into the football seats at Proctor and winning pitcher Kyle Cotrell tossed four shutout innings in relief of Drew Scherber, who hit a triple and scored twice.
|6/04/13||L||0-1||Hibbing||Section 7AA Playoffs, Quarterfinals|
|5/29/13||L||0-2||Ely||Section 7AA Playoffs, 2nd Round|
|6/02/11||W||17-0||Proctor||Section 7AA Playoffs, 2nd Round|
|5/30/07||W||7-6||Proctor||Section 7AA Playoffs, 1st Round|