By PATRICK SLACK
Senior Megan Boser homered to help Pierz erase an early 4-0 deficit in the opening game against visiting Maple Lake, Tuesday.
But after the Pioneers leveled the game at 4-4, the Irish busted the game open with a seven-run third, scoring 14 unanswered en route to an 18-4 victory.
Maple Lake picked up right where it left off in game two, racking up 14 runs in the first inning in a 16-1 win to complete the sweep.
Sophomore Shelbie Boser picked up two hits for Pierz in the opener and senior Sara Schlegel doubled in the second game.
Milaca edges Pierz by one
Pierz matched up with Milaca in a non-conference battle, May 10, falling 3-2 to the host Wolves.
Sophomore Becca Schlegel went 2-for-3 with a triple and a run.
CMC leader Rockford
takes pair from Pierz
Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) leader Rockford Area earned a 12-4, 16-0 doubleheader sweep over visiting Pierz, May 9.
Senior Mickey Rocheleau went 2-for-3 for Pierz in the opener, with Shelbie Boser and junior Lea Uzalac each picking up two hits in the finale.
Huskers split with
EVW, Maple Lake
Holdingford split a pair of slugfests with host Eden Valley-Watkins (EVW), Monday, bouncing back from a 7-6 defeat in game one to take the second game 12-9.
Senior Jena Volkers went 3-for-4 and senior Ashley Breth belted a three-run homer to pace the Huskers at the plate.
Holdingford’s bats continued to roll immediately into game two, as junior Sam Maciej hit a lead-off homer.
Senior Alyssa Ohman and Breth each collected three hits and doubled.
Holdingford also gained a doubleheader split in CMC action at Maple Lake, May 9, winning the opener 6-4 before dropping the second game 4-2.
Ohman hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the fifth inning of game one to help her own cause pitching, with Maciej also collecting two hits.
The Huskers outhit the Irish 7-3 in the finale, but Maple Lake dodged out of trouble on multiple occasions to secure a split.
Breth homers Huskers
past Foley 6-2
Breth went 3-for-4 with a homer and two runs as Holdingford topped host Foley 6-2 in non-conference play, May 10.
Senior Haley Huls also had a multi-hit game for the Huskers, going 2-for-4, while Ohman held the Falcons to just one hit in the complete-game win.