AREA SOFTBALL Tigers roar past Blackduck
PINE RIVER — Katie Wangberg hit a double, triple and drove in three runs to power the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 19-2 non-conference win over Blackduck Monday.
Autumn Ackerman finished 3-4 with a double and two RBIs. Nicole Tulenchik drove in two runs as she went 2-2 and Taylor Sheley was 2-3 with one RBI.
Blackduck 2 3 3
PR-Backus 19 15 0
WP: Lexi Hansen. 2B: PRB-Katie Wangberg, Autumn Ackerman. 3B: PRB-Wangberg. Overall: PRB 7-1. Next: Laporte at Pine River-Backus 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Eden Valley-Watkins 8
PIERZ — Katelyn Fuhrman struck out six batters and finished 2-3 at the plate with four stolen bases, two runs, a double, and an RBI as the Pierz Pioneers edged the Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles 9-8 during Monday’s Central Minnesota Conference game.
Brook Brausen added a pair of doubles and Megan Boser collected four RBIs and a triple for the Pioneers.
EV-Watkins 8 4 7
Pierz 9 11 5
WP: Katelyn Fuhrman. LP: Baylee Lahr. 2B: Prz-Brook Brausen (2), Prz-Fuhrman. 3B: Prz-Megan Bose. Conference: Prz 2-4. Overall: Prz 3-7. Next: Pierz at Pine City 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.