Area Softball: Aitkin blanks Floodwood in big win

Three area teams hit the diamond Friday, April 16


AITKIN — Aitkin’s Kamryn Leiviska was 4-5 as the Gobblers crushed the Floodwood Polar Bears 34-0 Friday, April 16.

Ally Ehnstrom recorded three hits and a double. Winning pitcher was Kendall Ratz.

Floodwood 0 2 3
Aitkin 34 18 1
WP: Kendall Ratz. LP: K Riley. Overall: Ait 1-0. Next: Aitkin hosts Park Rapids (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 20.


Crosby-Ironton 13, Pine City 4

CROSBY — Crosby-Ironton’s Mya Decent was 3-3 with a triple, and three runs scored as the Rangers beat the Pine City Dragons 13-4 Friday, April 16.

Kaylee Mahowald and Josie Schaefer each finished with three hits and a run scored. Mahowald also drove in a run. Jocelyn Glomski was 2-4 with two runs scored and Kathryn Kovatovich was 2-5 with two runs scored.

Gweneviere Rosecrans struck out nine for the complete-game victory.

Pine City 4 4 2
Crosby-Ironton 13 17 1
WP: Gweneviere Rosecrans. LP: S Schneider. 2B: CI-Josie Schaefer. 3B: CI-Mya Decent. HR: . Overall: C-I 0-1. Next: C-I hosts Isle 4 p.m. Monday, April 19.


Pierz 11, St. Cloud Cathedral 1

PIERZ — Pierz’s Emily Dehler and Tori Wagner each recorded solo home runs and Erika Dickmann was 2-2 with a two-run home run for the Pioneers as they defeated St. Cloud Cathedral 11-1 in a Granite Ridge Conference game Friday, April 16.

Kiara Olesch was 3-4 with three runs, an RBI, a triple and double.

Wagner posted the win. She allowed one unearned run on four hits and a walk. She struck out five.

Cathedral 1 4 2
Pierz 11 14 2
WP: Tori Wagner. 2B: Prz-Kiara Olesch. 3B: Olesch. HR: Prz-Tori Wagner, Emily Dehler, Erika Dickmann. Conference: Prz 1-0. Overall: Prz 1-0. Next: Pierz hosts Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 19.
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