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Area Softball: Tigers fourth in Park Rapids

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PARK RAPIDS- Morgan Demars pitched all three games for the Pine River-Backus Tigers, who finished fourth Saturday at the Park Rapids Tournament.


Demars pitched the Tigers to a 7-1 victory in the first game over Nevis. She pitched all five innings while allowing no earned runs and striking out two with eight walks. Megan Felthouse went 2-4 with two RBIs in the game.

Demars went 2-3 with a double, triple and two RBIs in a 9-8 second game loss to Norman County. Journee Howard added a triple and Tatum Sheley hit a two-run home run. Meg Stevenson notched three hits in the loss.

In a 7-1 loss to Bagley in the third-place game, Demars went 1-3 and knocked in the Tigers’ only run.

PR-B was missing four key player according to coach Jason Roepke.

First Round

Nevis 1 2 4

PR-B 11 11 1

WP: Morgan Demars. LP: Savanah Gatewood. 2B: PRB-Megan felthouse, Meg Stevenson.

Second Round

Norman County 9 10 1

PR-B 8 12 1

WP: Taylor Jorgensen. LP: Morgan Demars. 2B: PRB-Morgan Demars; NC-Lexi Merkens. 3B: PRB-Demars, Journee Howard; NC-Katy Kappes. HR: PRB-Tatum Sheley; NC-Allison Babbler.

Third Place Game

Bagley 7 7 2

PR-B 1 2 1

WP: Allison Babbler. LP: Morgan Demars. 2B: BAG-Hannah Poehler. Overall: PR-B 1-2. Next: Pine River-Backus at Nevis 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.