Prep Softball: BBE needs only one hit to beat Pierz, 5-1
BROOTEN -- Miranda Bast had Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa's only hit of the game, but the Jaguars still beat Pierz 5-1 in a Central Minnesota Conference softball game Tuesday.
Bast singled to left field in the first inning to drive in two runs. BBE (7-3, 10-4) scored four in the inning, helped by three walks.
Pierz threatened to score with the bases loaded in the second inning, but Jaguars' pitcher Laura Johnson enticed a popup to first base. Johnson allowed one unearned run on six hits.
Megan Boser had two hits, including a double, to lead Pierz (0-9, 2-11).
BBE 5, Pierz 1
Pierz....................000 001 0 -- 1 6 1
BBE.....................401 000 x -- 5 1 1
HITTING - Pierz: Megan Boser 2-for-3, 2b; Crystal Boser 1-for-2; ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Miranda Bast 1-for-2, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Pierz: Hannah Groves (L) 6-1-5-4-11-5 ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Laura Johnson (W) 7-6-1-0-0-1