When and Where: May 6 at Turtle Lake/Clayton
Outcome: Turtle Lake/Clayton 12, St. Croix Falls 2
Highlights: Turtle Lake/Clayton scored four runs in the first inning and four more in the fourth on their way to a 12-2 win over St. Croix Falls. The Saint managed just four hits against tough pitching.
When and Where: May 9 at St. Croix Falls
Outcome: St. Croix Falls 8. Luck/Frederic 2
Highlights: The Saints banged out nine hits including four by freshman Alise Wiehl and three by senior Bridgett Bergmann. Wiehl also pitch a complete game allowing just three hits. Both runs that she gave up were unearned.
Comments: “We played solid defense and put the bat on the ball,” Saints coach Clayton Hanson said. “Alise Wiehl has been pitching great. Josey Kahl was hitting really solid that night and played great at shortstop.”
When and Where: May 10 at Hayward
Outcome: Hayward 11, St. Croix Falls 0
Highlights: The Hurricanes jumped on the Saints with 11 runs in the first three innings to defeat St. Croix in a non-conference game. Wiehl led the Saints offense with a pair of hits.
Comments: “We came out flat and spotted them five runs in the first inning,” Hanson said. “A few errors hurt us early and we had a hard time battling back. Hayward is a good hitting team and they put the ball in holes in our defense. Alise Wiehl pitched another good game and had two hits.”
What this Means: Grantsburg leads the Lakeland conference standings with the Saints in fifth place with a 4-7 record.
Upcoming: St. Croix Falls will begin WIAA Regional tournament play on May 16.