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Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 12:37 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 5, 2013 7:11 a.m. CDT

Corning 11, Fremont-Mills 4

CORNING — A solid defensive performance and a 13-hit offensive attack got the Red Raiders off to a good start to the week Monday night.

Winning pitcher Ella Akin allowed four earned runs on nine hits with five strikeouts. Sydney Pontinus was 3-for-4 with a home run, double and single. Kelsie Kinman drove in two runs on three hits including a pair of doubles. Kelsey Anstey added a double and single.

“Everyone in our lineup did a great job of contributing,” coach Allen Naugle said. “We played solid defense against a good hitting team and Ella pitched very well.”

Corning 14, Riverside 1

OAKLAND — Sierra Sleep was 3-for-4 with a home run, double and single with two RBI and three runs scored for Corning (11-14).

Ella Akin allowed no earned runs with five strikeouts and one walk in five innings.

Taylor Gaule and Kelsey Anstey each had two hits and combined for five RBI. Sydney Pontius had a double and knocked in two runs.

“We played very well,” coach Allen Naugle said. “Ella pitched another great game, keeping their hitters off balance the entire night. We made some great plays and hit the ball extremely well.”

Murray 13,

Mormon Trail 1

MURRAY — Deena Snyder led Murray’s victory Monday night. She had a grand slam home run over the left field wall in the first inning, and followed that up with a two-run blast to center in the second inning.

Maddy Gonseth added a two-run double in the third inning. Megan Oswald and Caitlyn Weir each doubled.

Kate Patton pitched a three-hitter for the victory, striking out five in remaining perfect for the season at 11-0.

Murray 13, Moulton-Udell 1

MOULTON — Danielle McIntosh pitched the three-inning win, allowed two hits while striking out eight for Murray Tuesday night.

Chellsea Jones had two hit and three RBI for Murray. Danielle McIntosh had two doubles and two RBI. Kate Patton had two hits and three stolen bases. Madison Gonseth added a pair of hits.

Murray is one game behind Twin Cedars for first place in the conference after a 6-5 loss Wednesday, and stands 23-6 for the season going into the rematch finale tonight in Murray. A Mustang win would secure a tie for the title, and Twin Cedars could lock up lone possession with another win.

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