MILACA – A three-run home run in the top of the 11th inning from Aly Simonsmeier helped Foley beat Milaca 4-3 in Thursday’s Granite Ridge Conference game.
The home run capped a four-run top of the 11th for Foley to break a scoreless tie. Simonsmeier led the Falcons by finishing 3-for-5.
Milaca scored three runs in the bottom of the inning, but weren’t able to complete the comeback.
Hannah Johnson went the distance for Milaca, but took the loss. Johnson allowed five hits, four runs and struck out 21 batters.
BECKER 11, MORA 0
MORA – Payton Williams went 4-for-4 with a double and an RBI to propel the Bulldogs over Mora.
Erika Schwartz had a double and finished with two hits for Becker (6-0). Haley Harmon pitched five innings of one-hit ball with nine strikeouts to earn the win.
Stephanie Cannon had Mora’s lone hit.
ALBANY 22, ST. CLOUD CATHEDRAL 11
Abby Silvers went 4-for-5 with a two-run home run and five RBI to lead Little Falls past St. Cloud Cathedral at Whitney Park.
Danni Toughill finished 4-for-5 with a solo home run and three RBI. Courtney Buerman pitched all seven innings for the win.
Megan Zniewski went 2-for-5 with a home run to lead Cathedral.
ALEXANDRIA 5, SARTELL 1
ALEXANDRIA – Carly Dropik went 2-for-3, scored a run and had three RBI to help the Cardinals defeat the Sabres.
Pitcher Kaila Dewanz got the win for Alexandria.
McKenzie Fossen went 1-for-3 for Sartell.
HL-W-W 11-3, EV-W 2-7
EDEN VALLEY – The Lakers beat the Eagles in the first game of a doubleheader to hand the Eagles (7-1) their first loss of the season.
Kaitlyn Decker earned the win in Game 1 for the Lakers. Kali Loerbertmann hit a home run for Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted.
Bobbi Jo Block had a home run and two RBI for Eden Valley-Watkins.
The Eagles beat the Lakers in the second game with pitcher Kallie Plantenberg earning the win.
Brook Stang went 3-for-4, had three RBI and a home run for EV-W. Hannah Thompson went 2-for-3 for HL-W-W.
ROCKFORD 21-13, HOLDINGFORD 1-0
HOLDINGFORD – Rockford cruised past Holdingford in a Central Minnesota Conference doubleheader.
McKenzy Belanger went 4-for-4 in Game 1 to lead Rockford.
Jenna Scott and Callie Kostreba each had one hit in Game 2 for Holdingford.
MAPLE LAKE 26-18, PIERZ 0-1
PIERZ – Amber Klug and Chloe Callahan went a combined 7-for-9 in a doubleheader while Emily Webb hit a home run in each game to help the Irish steamroll the Pioneers.
SAUK CENTRE 10, BENSON 3
BENSON – Madison Moritz went 3-for-4 with three RBI and a home run to lead the Mainstreeters.
Cassidy Zenzen and Mikayla Olson also homered and were both 2-for-4 for Sauk Centre (4-2).
MELROSE 10, YELLOW MEDICINE EAST 0
MELROSE – The Dutchmen scored eight runs in the second inning and cruised to a five-inning win over Yellow Medicine East.
Kenzie Meyer struck out five in five innings to get the win.