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Senior League Softball: Meyer knocks in eight in Force win

Samantha Meyer (right) of the Force gets congratulations at home plate after a home run Thursday during the Senior All-Star game as part of the youth softball Mid-Summer Slam at Buffalo Hills Park in Brainerd. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)

Samantha Meyer belted two singles, two triples and two home runs while driving in 8 RBI to lead the Force over the Heat 30-13 in the 6th annual Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department's Midsummer Slam for the Senior League at Buffalo Hills-Lions Park on Thursday.

For her efforts Meyer was named the MVP of the Force.

Miranda Zilka had two singles, a double and a triple to earn MVP honors for the Heat.

Also for the Force, Annie Grabowski had two singles and a homer and Caitlyn Jay had two singles and a round-tripper. Teammates Jayda Johnson had three singles and a double, Tia Stinar had two singles, a double and a triple, Kimberly Christenson had four singles, while Sydney Stock, Sidnee DeRosier, Kassandra Fisher and Theresa Loefflebein each had three base hits, and Jennifer Jedlicka two singles.

For the Heat, Adriana Hanson, Kaylee Wallner and Danielle Beach each had three singles, Emily Carlson had two singles and a double, and Jennifer Franzen, Nicole Atwater, Ashley Karter and Mia Berry each had two base hits.