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Published: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 8:21 p.m.

Granite Falls softball sweeps doubleheader against Sultan

GRANITE FALLS -- The Granite Falls softball team moved to within a game of Cascade Conference-leading Lakewood after a doubleheader sweep of Sultan on Thursday. The Tigers' Lauren Harding hit a solo home run and pitched a complete game as Granite Falls took the first game 5-2. The Turks' Shelby Jeffries struck out eight and Rachel Kirkpatrick went 2-for-3 in the loss.
In game two, Sultan jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the third inning, but the Tigers rallied with six runs in the sixth, highlighted by Mikayla Engstrom's grand slam, to earn an 8-6 victory. Winning pitcher Makenzie McLaughlin finished 2-for-3 with a triple and Kelsey Bechtoldt drove in two runs.
At Granite Falls H.S.
Sultan 000 200 0--2 6 3
Granite Falls 001 310 x--5 2 1
Shelby Jeffries and Rachel Kirkpatrick. Lauren Harding and Lacey Downs. WP--Harding (3-1). LP--Jeffries. HR--Harding.
Sultan 014 001 0--6 7 1
Granite Falls 000 206 x--8 6 0
Courtney Morris and Rachel Kirkpatrick. Lauren Harding, Makenzie McLaughlin (3) and Lacey Downs. WP--McLaughlin (1-0). LP--Morris. 2B--Shelby Jeffries (S). 3B--McLaughlin. HR--Mikayla Engstrom (GF). Records--Sultan 4-5 league, 5-6 overall. Granite Falls 6-2, 7-3.

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Story tags » Granite Falls High SchoolSultan High SchoolHigh School Softball

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