Apr 7, 2010

Softball results

Tika Nichols went 4-for-7 with a pair of doubles and scored twice as the Central Lakes Raiders came up short twice against the Itasca Vikings in the season-opening Northern Division doubleheader for both teams Tuesday, April 6 at Findorff Athletic Complex. Nichols doubled and scored a run on 2-4 hitting during a 5-2 Game One loss, while Ashly Erickson doubled and drove in a run.Nichols added another run and a double on a 2-3 performance during a 3-1 Game Two loss. Erickson finished 2-3 with a double and an RBI in the second game as well."Defensively, we played well in spurts, but had a few errors," Raiders coach Greg Meddeck said. "We were close in both games and had a chance to win them, but just couldn't pull through."The losses ended the Raiders' seven-game win streak. (From Brainerd Dispatch)