JO Softball: Little Falls splits pair with Milaca

Little Falls slugged its way to a 9-5 win over Milaca in the first game to earn a split in Tuesday’s road doubleheader.

Alea Cekalla held Milaca to two earned runs and struck out six batters to pick up the win.

The Flyers had nine hits in the game, led by Chelsey Karnowski with three and Abby Thoma with two.

Seven batters reached the plate in four of the five innings for Little Falls.

Milaca bounced back to win the finale 8-3.

Kendra Pohlman struck out five batters for Little Falls on the mound and Stephanie Cluever picked up two hits.