By PATRICK SLACK
The Little Falls Junior Olympics (JO) softball team topped Pierz 5-4 in the opening game of a doubleheader, June 28, with Pierz bouncing back to take the second game 19-4.
Alea Cekalla struck out five batters while allowing only four hits and no earned runs to pitch Little Falls to a win in the opener.
Helping her offensively with a pair of hits and two RBIs was Tristen Zimmerman.
Chantelle Anderson and Abby Thoma also picked up RBIs.
Pierz utilized an 11-run second inning to run away with the second game, making a winner out of pitcher Paige Reardon, who held Little Falls to two hits while striking out two.