STAPLES — Crosby-Ironton’s Gweneviere Rosecrans pitched seven innings, struck out 10 as the Rangers beat the Staples-Motley Cardinals 18-11 in Game One of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Monday, May 17.
Mya Decent went 3-6 with a triple, seven RBIs and two runs for the Cardinals while Briana Miller went 4-5 with five runs scored in Game One.
Mikayla Richard pitched Game One for the Cardinals and struck out five.
The Rangers beat the Cardinals 14-4 in Game Two with Kathryn Kovatovich going 3-4 with a triple, three RBIs and two runs for the Rangers. Miller finished 3-3 with three runs scored and Mackenzie Weber went 3-4 with three RBIs.
Staples-Motley’s Mandy Carter drove in two runs while Alli Olander scored twice.
Crosby-Ironton 18 18 6
Staples-Motley 11 2 4
WP: Gweneviere Rosecrans. LP: Mikayla Richard. 2B: CI-Rosecrans. 3B: Mya Decent.
Staples-Motley 4 6 1
Crosby-Ironton 14 18 4
WP: Lillianna Young. LP: Alli Olander. 2B: CI-Jocelyn Glomski. 3B: CI-Kathryn Kovatovich. Conference: CI 4-6, SM 0-8. Overall: CI 7-10, SM 0-17. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Rush City 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18; Staples-Motley hosts Pine River-Backus 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 18.
Pequot Lakes 10, LPGE 0
PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes’ Morgan Eckes threw nine strikeouts and one walk for the Patriots as they beat Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 10-0 Monday, May 17.
Maci Martini went 3-4 with a double and four RBIs. Maya Orvis went 2-3 with a double and Rita Ganley ripped a triple for Pequot.
LPGE 0 2 3
Pequot Lakes 10 7 0
WP: Morgan Eckes. 2B: PL-Maya Orvis, Maci Martini. 3B: PL-Rita Ganley. Overall: PL 14-4. Next: Pequot Lakes at Pillager 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20.
Pierz 10, Holdingford 0
PIERZ — Pierz’s Kiara Olesch went 3-4 with a triple, two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored as the Pioneers beat Holdingford 10-0 Monday, May 17.
Brenna Dickmann went 1-2 with two runs and an RBI. Emily Dehler was 1-3 with two runs.
Tori Wagner pitched five innings and struck out seven for Pierz.
Holdingford 0 2 3
Pierz 10 8 2
WP: Tori Wagner. 2B: Prz-Kiara OIesch (2). 3B: Prz-Olesch. Overall: Prz 16-1. Next: Pierz at Kimball 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20.
Wadena-Deer Creek 11, Swanville 9
WADENA — Wadena-Deer Creek’s Jenna Dykhoff was 1-2 with two runs and three RBIs for the Wolverines who beat the Swanville Bulldogs 11-9 Monday, May 17.
Nevada Schulz recorded a double and two runs scored for the Wolverines. Emma Hinton tallied two hits for WDC.