COLD SPRING – Nicole Bloch was 4-for-4 with three runs scored and four RBI for No. 9 St. Cloud Apollo as it thumped the fifth-seeded Spartans 13-5 in a Section 8-3A softball losers bracket game Monday.
Liz Lowery was 3-for-5 with four RBI and Caitlyn Pederson was 2-for-4 with two RBI for Apollo (7-15 overall), which will play at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Big Lake.
Katie Heinen was 3-for-4 with two runs scored for Rocori. The Spartans finish the season 12-6.
Alexandria 6, Sauk Rapids 0
ALEXANDRIA – Bailey Bemboom went 2-for-3 and Rachel Paulsen doubled for No. 7 Sauk Rapids in a loss to No. 3 Alexandria.
The Storm finishes 10-10 overall and the Cardinals move on to face top seed Bemidji at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Bemidji.