By PATRICK SLACK
Sophomore Tiara Hopkins allowed only three runs while striking out eight batters, but Pequot Lakes held off the Pierz softball team 3-1, Thursday.
Juniors Megan Boser and Miranda Woitalla each went 2-for-3 to lead Pierz at the plate.
Junior Anna Welle drove in Boser in the sixth inning for Pierz’ lone run in the game.
Pierz plays at Eden Valley-Watkins, Monday.
Pierz 1 4 0
Pequot Lakes 3 5 3
Pierz—Megan Boser: 2-3, R; Miranda Woitalla: 2-3; Anna Welle, RBI; Tiara Hopkins: 6-IP, 5-H, 3-R, 3-BB, 8-K.