Area Softball: Crosby-Ironton sweeps Detroit Lakes
Three area teams hit the diamond Tuesday, April 20
Crosby-Ironton wins 2
CROSBY — Gweneviere Rosecrans was a combined 5-7 with 2 RBIs and was the winning pitcher for the Crosby-Ironton Rangers who swept the Detroit Lakes Lakers 12-2, 13-10 Tuesday April 20, in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader.
Rosecrans pitched all 12 innings. She struck out eight batters.
In Game One, Brianna Miller was 3-4 with a run and two RBIs and Jocelyn Glomki was 3-4 with two runs and two RBIs. Rosecrans was 2-2 and Jose Schaefer drove in two runs.
In Game Two, Mya DeCent went 3-4 with two runs and four RBIs. Rosecrans ended 3-5 and two RBIs.Kathryn Kovatovich scored three runs, drove in three runs and went 3-4. Schaefer finished 2-4 with two RBIs
Detroit Lakes 2 2 8
Crosby-Ironton 12 13 2
WP: Gweneviere Rosecrans. LP: Lunde
Detroit Lakes 10 7 3
Crosby-Ironton 13 15 6
WP: Rosecrans. LP: Smith. 2B: C-I- Brianna Miller, Kathryn Kovatovich, Rosecrans, Mya Decent. Conference: C-I 2-0. Overall: C-I 3-1. Next: C-I hosts Isle 4 p.m. Thursday, April 22.
Aitkin wins 2
AITKIN — Ella Janzen and Cameron Leiviska each tallied three RBIs in two games as the Aitkin Gobblers swept Park Rapids 11-6 and 7-6 in Mid-State Conference action Tuesday, April 20.
In Game One, Janzen went 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Leiviska belted a home run as well. Kendall Ratz earned the win and pitched a complete game with six strikeouts.
In Game Two, Ally Ehnstrom tallied three hits including a double and Kourtney Lamke added two hits and two runs. Ella Janzen drove in two runs and Megan Buchholz pitched 6 2/3 innings to get the win.
Park Rapids 6 8 2
Aitkin 11 13 1
WP: Kendall Ratz. 2B: Ait-Ella Janzen. 3B: . HR: Ait-Cameron Leiviska.
Park Rapids 6 11 4
Aitkin 7 12 3
WP: Megan Buchholz. 2B: Ait-Ally Ehnstrom. 3B: . HR: . Conference: Ait 0-1. Overall: Ait 1-0. Next: Aitkin at Esko 4 p.m. Friday, April 23.
Pierz 15, Milaca 5
PIERZ — The Pierz Pioneers improved to 3-0 overall and 3-0 in the Granite Ridge Conference with a 15-5 five-inning victory over the Milaca Wolves Tuesday, April 20.
Pierz travels for a 5 p.m. Thursday, April 22, conference game at Mora.