Softball: Park Rapids 18U sweeps Detroit Lakes
Ali Roberts and Rylan Fogarty pitch the Panthers to 9-8 and 16-6 wins.
PARK RAPIDS – The Park Rapids 18U fastpitch softball team opened the Prairie-Lakes League season by sweeping a doubleheader against Detroit Lakes on Tuesday, June 7.
Nora Cederstrom (2 for 3, four runs, four stolen bases), Ali Roberts (2 for 4, three RBI), Kilea Persons (1 for 2, one RBI) and Allie Rowland (1 for 2, one RBI) led Park Rapids to a 9-8 win in the first game. Roberts earned the win, allowing five earned runs on five hits and four walks with three strikeouts over five innings.
Park Rapids completed the sweep with a 16-6 victory in the second game as Rylan Fogarty (2 for 3, including a triple, two runs, three RBI), Avery Cederstrom (1 for 2, including a double, three RBI), Lexie Graff (1 for 2, two runs), Persons (1 for 1, three runs) and Rachel Weiss (1 for 1, two runs, two RBI) leading the offense. Fogarty allowed three earned runs on three hits and three walks with two strikeouts over four innings for the win.
Park Rapids travels to Frazee on June 14, hosts Perham on June 21, travels to Lake Park-Audubon on June 28 and hosts Hawley on June 5. All games are doubleheaders starting at 5:30 p.m.