Softball: Elks sock 3 homers in 12-2 win over Armstrong

Elk River blasted three home runs among 12 hits, breaking out of a recent slump, as they rolled past Armstrong 12-2 on Tuesday evening in Robbinsale.

Emma Pieper launched a three-run homer while Ali Krohn and Jayme Langbehn each had a solo shot. It was Pieper’s second homer of the spring and the first for Krohn and Langbehn.

Ali Krohn was 2-for-3 and hit one of the three Elk homers.

Ali Krohn was 2-for-3 and hit one of the three Elk homers.

Olivia Wolters, sophomore right-hander, pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts and one walk, improving to 3-0. The Elks had no errors.

Langbehn was 2-for-2, Krohn 2-for-3 and Courtney Jensen 2-for-3, each scoring two runs. Anna Pipenhagen 2-for-3 and Jessica Neuman 1-for-2, each with an RBI. Alyssa Germscheid was 1-for-3.

The Elks (10-2 conference, 13-2 overall) now go on the road against two formidable conference opponents, Anoka (14-2) on Wednesday and Maple Grove (13-1) on Thursday. Anoka beat the Elks 7-0 last Friday.

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