ROSEMOUNT - Central Lakes College hammered out 19 hits in the first game and Olivia Graham saved the second as the Raiders swept a softball doubleheader Friday at the Irish Dome.
Izzy Anderson and Bridget Badger each hit home runs as CLC defeated Fond Du Lac 14-2 in the first game.
Anderson, Kjelsy Loeffler, Badger and Lindsey Latour each had three hits in the opener. Mal Riewer, Calliegh Johnson and Jess Michels each had two.
Graham was the winning pitcher in the first game. She pitched all seven innings and struck out 10 while walking two and giving up one earned run.
Against McCook, Neb., an NJCAA Division I team, Graham relieved starter Ali Mathison in the bottom of the seventh with two out and the bases loaded and struck out the final batter for the save.
Brittany Thorson, Badger and Johnson each had three hits and Mathison had two. One of Johnson's hits was a home run and she finished with three RBIs. Badger also drove in three runs.
Mathison pitched 7 2/3 innings to get the win, allowing four earned runs on 13 hits while striking out two and walking two.
Central Lakes 14 19 3
Fond Du Lac 2 4 0
WP: Olivia Graham. LP: J. Anderson.
Central Lakes 8 14 2
McCook 5 13 2
WP: Ali Mathison. LP: Martinez. Overall: CLC 13-1. Next: CLC at Fond Du Lac at noon Saturday, CLC at Hibbing at noon Sunday.
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