CROSBY - Erin Johnson went 3-for-4, including a double, and pitched the Pine River-Backus Tigers to an 8-3 victory in a non-conference victory over Crosby-Ironton on Monday.
Emily Arends also went 2-4 with an RBI for the Tigers.
Amy Carlson took the loss for the Rangers.
Pine River-Backus 8 11 5
Crosby-Ironton 3 3 2
WP: Erin Johnson. LP: Amy Carlson. 2B: P-Johnson, Nikki Tulenchik. Overall: PRB 10-5, C-I 0-14.
Aitkin 2, Isle 1
ISLE - Emily Mehr struck out eight in seven innings and allowed only one run on one hit to lead Aitkin to a 2-1 victory over Isle in a Great River Conference game Monday.
In a scoreless game in the top of the sixth, Aitkin scored two runs on one wild play without aid of a hit. With runners at second and third, a Krystal Miller pitch was charged as a passed ball, allowing one run to score. A throw to get the lead runner was errant, allowing the second run to come in.
Kelsey Klucas went 2-for-3 with one run for the Gobblers.
Aitkin 2 5 1
Isle 1 1 2
WP: Emily Mehr. LP: Krystal Miller. Conference: A 9-0. Overall: A 13-0 . Next: Aitkin versus Lakeview Christian Academy, Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Alexandria 12, Little Falls 0
LITTLE FALLS - Little Falls mustered only three hits and had three runners thrown out on the bases as the Flyers fell 12-0 to Alexandria in a Central Lakes Conference game Monday.
Courtney Messinger went 1-for-2 with a double for the Flyers.
Alexandria 12 9 0
Little Falls 0 3 2
WP: Brown. LP: Angela Jelinski. 2B: Courtney Messinger (LF). Conference: LF 2-10. Overall: LF 6-11. Next: LF at Willmar 5 p.m. Tuesday.
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