Cardinals softball falls in Willmar
The Alexandria softball team fell to 5-3 in the Central Lakes Conference on Friday with a 5-4 loss to Willmar on the road.
Taylor Ellingson was handed the loss despite only allowing four earned runs in seven innings pitched.
Alexandria held a brief 4-3 lead in the game before Willmar scored two runs to take control. Alexandria had runners on base in both the sixth and seventh innings but was unable to find a big hit to drive home any runs.
Sarah Bruzek and Courtney Bitzan drove in the only RBIs in the game for Alexandria.
The loss dropped the Cardinals to 8-7 overall.
ALEXANDRIA 4 4 2
WILLMAR 5 5 3
ALEXANDRIA PITCHING – Taylor Ellingson – L, 7IP, 5H, 5R, 4ER, 5BB, 6SO
ALEXANDRIA OFFENSE – Sarah Bruzek – 1B, 1 RBI; Carly Dropik – 1B; Anna Lee – 2B; Emily Kuennen – 1B; Courtney Bitzan – 1 RBI