Spirit Lake Softball Grinds Out Win Against HWC
The Spirit Lake softball team grinded out an 8-5 win over Western Christian Monday night in Lakes Conference play. After no score thru the first three innings, Spirit Lake scored 7 runs in the 4th inning to take the lead. In the top of the 5th inning, HWC scored 3 runs thanks to a homerun by Alyssa Buren. In the bottom of the 5th, the Indians would score one more run to go up 8-3. In the top of the 7th, the wolfpack put two more runs on the board, this time because of a homerun from Brooklyn Van Oort. The wolfpack would not score any more and the Indians would get the win 8-5.
Spirit Lake with 8 runs on 5 hits. They were led by Kali Olsen going 1-1 with a single, rbi and 3 walks. Emily Alger was 1-3 with 2 RBI's. Western Christian with 5 runs on 12 hits. The Indians improve to 12-1 and 2-0 in the conference. The Wolfpack drop to 5-3 and 3-1 in the lakes. Spirit Lake travels to Sioux Central on Tuesday.