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AREA SOFTBALL: Conley, Jenks lead Flyers to win

FOLEY — Britian Conley and Jamie Jenks had big days at the plate as the Little Falls Flyers scored a 13-4 victory over the Swanville Bulldogs in a Granite Ridge Conference game Wednesday.

Conley was 2-2 with a home run and four RBIs. Jenks was 2-3 with two RBIs, a double and a home run for the Flyers, who are 6-0 in conference play.

Alea Cekalla also had two hits for the Flyers and pitched a complete game. She allowed just four hits and no earned runs, walked five and struck out 10.

Little Falls 13 11 4

Swanville 4 4 5

WP:Alea Cekalla. LP:Lexi Loven. 2B:Jamie Jenks. HR:Jamie Jenks, Britian Conley. Conference: LF 6-0. Overall: LF 7-4. Next: LF will finish its suspended game with Foley at 4 p.m. Thursday.

Wadena-Deer Creek

1-2 at tournament

FOSSTON — Michaela Lehmkuhl slammed a double, two home runs and eight RBIs for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines at the Fosston tournament Wednesday.

The Wolverines lost the first game to Sebeka 7-6, beat Waubun-Mahnomen 15-5 and lost to New York Mills 15-10.

Caitlin Volkmann went 5-9 with a double and four RBIs for the Wolverines. Victoria Withuhn added a double and was 1-2 with two RBIs and Morgan Lugert added a double.

Game One

Sebeka 7 11 1

Wadena-DC 6 9 4

WP:Brockphahler. LP:Caitlin Volkmann. HR: Michaela Lehmkuhl.

Game Two

Wadena-DC 15 10 1

Waubun-Mahnomen 5 6 0

WP:Victoria Withuhn. LP:Jasken. 2B: Katelyn Peters, Morgan Lugert, Caitlin Volkmann, Victoria Withuhn.

Game Three

New York Mills 15 14 0

Wadena-DC 10 15 2

WP:Rankka. LP:Victoria Withuhn. 2B: Caitlin Volkmann. HR: Michaela Lehmkuhl, Overall: WDC 4-8. Next: WDC at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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