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Heather Thoma, right, of Ridgewater slides around the tag of Claire Parks of Fergus Falls to score the tying run in the fifth inning of the first game as Tara Thielke looks on Tuesday. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt

Ridgewater takes pair from Fergus


WILLMAR -- Trailing in both games of a doubleheader Tuesday, Ridgewater rallied to sweep Fergus Falls 9-2 and 7-6 in MCAC Southern Division softball action.

Heather Thoma tossed a six-hitter in the opener with a career-high 11 strikeouts and Ashley Schmeling drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and a sacrifice fly as the Lady Warriors rallied from a 2-1 deficit with two runs in the fifth and six more in the sixth.

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