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Spirit Lake Wins Postseason Softball Opener Over Forest City

Wed 7-5-2017

Spirit Lake made quick work of Forest City and advanced in Class 3A Region 2 softball with a 10-0 win in five innings on Wednesday night.  Spirit Lake scored three runs in the first, two in the third, and five in the fifth.  Defensively, Kelsey Kannenberg got the win on the mound.  She pitched all five innings, giving up no runs on just two hits.  She struck out six and walked none.  Spirit Lake committed no errors in the contest.  Offensively, Kannenberg was 1-for-3 with a two run homer and a walk.  Karli Olsen was 2-for-3 with a run scored and a RBI.  Maddie Richter was 2-for-3 with two runs scored for Spirit Lake, who improves to 25-8.  Spirit Lake now hosts Clear Lake on Friday.  They downed Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 10-7.  Hear the game on KUOO.  Forest City sees their season end at 13-16.