Liz Dietz hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, and she picked up the pitching victory as the Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta softball team defeated Benson 16-1 in four innings on Thursday, April 25, in Benson.
Dietz had two hits and she allowed just an unearned run on three hits in three innings.
Benson's Ellie Moesenthin doubled and Abby Lundebrek had a hit and drove in Benson’s lone run.
The Tigers next host their annual invitational tournament, which got pushed back to 12 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in Morris. The Tigers open against St. Cloud Apollo then play Valley City in pool play.
Morris/C-A 16, Benson 1
MACA (5-0)......... 233 8 -16 11 1
Benson................. 001 0 -1 4 6
HITTING - Morris/C-A: Bailey Marti 0-1 rbi r, Emma Bowman 0-1 rbi-2 r-2, Liz Dietz 2-4 hr rbi-6 r, Jen Solvie 1-3 rbi r, Mackenzie Hockel 2-2 rbi-2 r-2, Katelyn Wehking 1-2 rbi r, LaRae Kram 2-3 r-2, Carissa Oberg 2-4 rbi-2 r, Riley Decker 1-1 rbi r-2 ... Benson: Hannah Andrews 1-2, Ellie Moesenthin 1-1 2b, Abby Lundebrek 1-2 rbi, Maranda Wieber 1-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Morris/C-A: Dietz (W) 3-4-1-0-1-3, Wehking 1-0-0-0-1-2 ... Benson: Zoe Doscher 3.1-9-15-12-14-1, Marissa Connelly 0.1-1-1-1-1-1, Calley Miller 0.1-2-0-0-0-0