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Area Softball: Flyers corral Tigers

PRINCETON — Alea Cekalla gave up two hits and now walks while striking out six to lead the Little Falls Flyers to a 13-0 Granite Ridge Conference win over Princeton Friday.

Britian Conley, Chelsey Karnowski, Kayla Bzdok and Jamie Jenks finished with two hits each. Conley, Jenks and Alayna Kabanuk hit doubles.

Princeton 0 2 5

Little Falls 13 11 0

WP: Alea Cekalla (4-1). LP: Renee Bragg. 2B: LF-Britian Conley, Jamie Jenks, Alayna Kabanuk. Conference: LF 7-0. Overall: LF 9-4. Next: Isle at Little Falls noon Saturday; Little Falls at Milaca 5 p.m. Monday.

Eagle Valley 8,

Verndale 4

VERNDALE — Jordy Schluttner’s two-run double was the biggest highlight for the Verndale Pirates in an 8-4 non-conference loss to Eagle Valley Friday.

Kristin Korfe took the loss as Verndale fell to 2-10 on the season.

Eagle Valley 8 7 1

Verndale 4 5 6

WP: Pratt. LP: Kirstin Korfe. 2B: V-Jordy Schluttner. Overall: V 2-10. Next: Verndale hosts New York Mills (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Minnewaska 7,

Wadena-DC 0

WADENA — Wadena-Deer Creek’s Victoria Withuhn didn’t get much offensive support as she took the loss in a 7-0 non-conference loss to Minnewaska Friday.

Minnewaska 7 7 0

Wadena-Deer Creek 0 3 1

WP: Phillips. LP: Victoria Withuhn. Overall: WDC 4-10. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at Crosby-Ironton (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Long Prairie-GE 8,

Wadena-DC 4

LONG PRAIRIE — Michaela Lehmkuhl was 2-4 with a triple, three runs and three RBIs in the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 8-4 non-conferene loss to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thursday.

W-DC’s Katelyn Peters was 2-4 with a run scored.

Long Prairie-GreyEagle 4 8 1

Wadena-Deer Creek 8 11 2

WP: E. Jansen. LP: Caitlyn Volkmann. 3B: WDC-Michaela Lehmkuhl. Overall: WDC 4-9.

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