By PATRICK SLACK
Maple Lake shut out Holdingford 8-0 in the first game of a doubleheader, Tuesday, before slipping past the host Huskers 5-4 in eight innings in the finale.
Junior Haley Huls and sophomore Sam Maciej each had two hits for Holdingford in the second game.
Holdingford opens section play Friday at home against St. Cloud Cathedral at 4:30 p.m.