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Area Softball: Porter hits two homers for Pierz

KIMBALL--Jade Porter finished 2-5 with four RBIs and two home runs as the Pierz Pioneers split with the Kimball Cubs winning 9-6 and losing 11-4 in a Central Minnesota Conference doubleheader Thursday, May 9.

KIMBALL-Jade Porter finished 2-5 with four RBIs and two home runs as the Pierz Pioneers split with the Kimball Cubs winning 9-6 and losing 11-4 in a Central Minnesota Conference doubleheader Thursday, May 9.

In Game One, Pierz's Emily Sadlovsky struck out seven and Taylor Cummings went 3-4.

Terri Tretter registered a double in Game Two. Porter added a triple and Cummings struck out two for the Pioneers.

Game One

Kimball 6 8 1

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Pierz 9 12 3

WP: Emily Sadlovsky. HR: Jade Porter(2).

Game Two

Kimball 11 11 1

Pierz 4 7 0

LP: Taylor Cummings. 2B: Terri Tretter. 3B: Jade Porter. Next: Pierz hosts Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 4 p.m. Friday, May 10 (2).

Little Falls drops 2

ALBANY-Marre Welinski doubled in Game One and tripled in Game Two, but the Little Falls Flyers dropped both games of a Granite Ridge Conference doubleheader to Albany 8-4, 12-8 Thursday, May 9.

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Savea Zimmerman and Vy Do each knocked out two hits in Game One, while Abby Poser added a double and two RBIs.

Allie Steinmetz pitched six innings striking out four.

Zimmerman went 2-3 in Game Two. Welisnki finished 2-4 with the triple. Ava Filippi struck out five batters in her six innings of work.

Game One

Albany 8 9 1

Little Falls 4 7 0

WP: Courtney Arceneau. LP: Allie Steinmetz. 2B: LF-Marre Welinski, Sadie Sue Houdek, Savea Zimmerman, Abby Poser.

Game Two

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Albany 12 11 1

Little Falls 8 10 3

WP: Hannah Litchy. LP: Ava Filippi. 3B: Marre Welinski. Next: Little Falls at St. Cloud Cathedral 3: p.m. Monday, May 13

Hill City 10, PRB 6

HILL CITY-Emma Barchus and Danielle Burgoyne each went 2-4 with a run scored for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in a 10-6 non-conference loss to Hill City Thursday, May 9.

Jamie Johnson contributed a double for the 6-5 Tigers.

Hill City 10 8 9

Pine River-Backus 6 9 6

WP: Lathrop. LP: Jada Olivier. 2B: PRB-Jamie Johnson. Overall: PRB 6-5. Next: Pine River-Backus at Menahga 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 10.

BHV drops 2

VERNDALE-Tess Jones went 2-4 with a home run and scored two runs for the Raiders in Game Two as Bertha-Hewitt fell 14-1 and 14-8 to the New York Mills Eagles in a Park Region Conference doubleheader Thursday, May 9.

Losing pitcher Melanie Line's RBI single was the only hit for BHV in the first game.

In the second game, Mikayla Hinzmann finished 2-4, while Kaija Weishalla and Joelle Bounds each drove in two runs.

Game One

New York Mills 14 16 1

Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 1 1 4

WP: Tiffany Thompson. LP: Melanie Line.

Game Two

New York Mills 14 15 1

Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 8 10 1

WP: Kenna Salo. LP: MiKayla Hinzmann. HR: BHV-Tess Johnes. Conference: BHV 7-4. Overall: BHV 10-6. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale at Wadena-Deer Creek 3 p.m. Friday, May 10.

WDC drops 2

MENAHGA-Madison Carsten tallied two doubles and Mackenzie Carsten struck out 10, but Wadena-Deer Creek dropped a pair of Park Region Conference games to Menahga, 15-2, 7-4 Thursday, May 9.

Laura Krause doubled in Game One to account for one of the four Wolverines hits.

Courtny Warren knocked out a double in Game Two finishing 2-3. Madison Carsten was 2-4 with two doubles as WDC totaled six hits.

Mackenzie Carsten pitched seven innings and took the loss.

Game One

Menahga 15 9 1

WDC 2 4 5

WP: Marjamaa. LP: Myja Nemeth. 2B: WDC-Laura Krause.

Game Two

Menahga 7 9 1

WDC 4 6 4

WP: Marjamaa. LP: Mackenzie Carsten. 2B: WDC-Courtny Warren, Madison Carsten (2). Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 3 p.m. Friday, May 10.

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