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Spirit Lake takes care of Cherokee

By Staff | Jun 25, 2008

SPIRIT LAKE — The Spirit Lake softball team pounded out 10 hits in a 10-6 victory over Cherokee on Monday.

“It was nice to see us hit the ball hard again,” said Spirit Lake coach Joleen Brown. “The hitters did a good job of being patient at the plate and swinging at good pitches.”

The Braves helped out the Indians by committing eight defensive errors compared to just one by Spirit Lake.

“Defensively, we played very steady,” Brown said. “The right side was very busy tonight and did a nice job of getting outs for us.”

At the plate, Kaisha Brown was 3-4 with a triple, two runs and two RBIs, Caila Jones was 2-3 with two runs and two RBIs and Alli Gerking was 2-4 with two runs.

Also, Kylie Ingvall was 1-4 with a triple and an RBI, Mary Brown was 1-1 and Leah Hilpipre was 1-3 with a run.

Mary Brown earned the win as she struck out nine batters and walked three.

“Mary hit her spots well and kept us in the game,” said coach Brown.

Spirit Lake travels to Sheldon today.

Spirit Lake takes care of Cherokee

By Staff | Jun 25, 2008

SPIRIT LAKE — The Spirit Lake softball team pounded out 10 hits in a 10-6 victory over Cherokee on Monday.

“It was nice to see us hit the ball hard again,” said Spirit Lake coach Joleen Brown. “The hitters did a good job of being patient at the plate and swinging at good pitches.”

The Braves helped out the Indians by committing eight defensive errors compared to just one by Spirit Lake.

“Defensively, we played very steady,” Brown said. “The right side was very busy tonight and did a nice job of getting outs for us.”

At the plate, Kaisha Brown was 3-4 with a triple, two runs and two RBIs, Caila Jones was 2-3 with two runs and two RBIs and Alli Gerking was 2-4 with two runs.

Also, Kylie Ingvall was 1-4 with a triple and an RBI, Mary Brown was 1-1 and Leah Hilpipre was 1-3 with a run.

Mary Brown earned the win as she struck out nine batters and walked three.

“Mary hit her spots well and kept us in the game,” said coach Brown.

Spirit Lake travels to Sheldon today.