AREA SOFTBALL: Cardinals split with Park Rapids
STAPLES — Taylor Toman went 4-for-4 with two doubles and five RBIs to help the Staples-Motley Cardinals edge Park Rapids 17-16 in the first game of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Tuesday.
Megan Vetsch was 2-5 with two RBIs and Ashley Jenniges was 2-2.
In the second game, a 6-4 defeat, Toman was 2-4 with an RBI, Kelli Roline was 1-2 and Claire Uhlman was 1-1 with a run scored.
Park Rapids 16 12 3
Staples-Motley 17 13 6
WP: Megan Vetsch. LP: Vaudeland. 2B: SM-Taylor Toman 2.
Park Rapids 6 8 0
Staples-Motley 4 8 7
WP: Vaudeland. LP: Vetsch. Conference: SM 1-1. Overall: SM 1-1. Next: Staples-Motley at Little Falls 5 p.m. Friday.