The visiting Soldotna softball staff swept Houston on Saturday in Northern Lights Conference play by scores of 16-3 and 12-3. The Stars transfer to 4-4 within the league and 7-8 general.
In the 16-3 victory, Bailey Conner was 2 for 3, Miah Mead was 3 for 4 with two runs, Brook Fischer was 3 for 4 with three runs, Isabelle Cruz was 2 for 3 with three runs, Makynzi Deborski was 3 for 4 with three runs and three RBIs, and Madison Richmond was 2 for 4.
Cruz pitched all 5 innings, permitting three runs on 4 hits whereas strolling three and hanging out six.
In the 12-3 victory, Emily Hinz was 2 for 3 with two runs, Mead had two RBIs, Cruz was 2 for two with two runs and two RBIs, and Alyssa McDonald was 2 for two with two runs and two RBIs.
Mead pitched all 5 innings, permitting three runs on three hits whereas strolling seven and hanging out eight.
Palmer sweeps Kenai
The host Palmer softball staff notched a sweep over Kenai on Saturday in Northern Lights Conference motion, taking 9-4 and 13-7 victories. The Kardinals are actually 1-7 within the league and 4-13 general.
In the 9-4 loss, Giselle Thomas was 2 for 4, Kailey Stynsberg was 2 for 3 with two runs and Caitlin Crabb was 3 for 4.
Crabb pitched six innings and gave up 9 runs and 15 hits whereas strolling two and hanging out three.
In the 13-7 loss, Maggie Grenier was 2 for 4, Kyana Griskevich was 3 for 4 with two runs and Stynsberg was 2 for 4.
Libby Brinner, Crabb and Avery Ellis pitched for the Kardinals, with Brinner giving up 4 runs in 1 1-3 innings, Crabb yielding 9 runs in three innings and Ellis throwing a scoreless 2 2-3 innings.
Kenai, Houston break up
The visiting Kardinals break up a Northern Lights Conference doubleheader with the Hawks on Friday, profitable the primary recreation 16-4 and shedding the second recreation 15-10.