Subway wins, 17-16

 Samantha Sjogren walked and scored on a double by Rachelle Anderson in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Subway a 17-16 win over Cloud County Co-op in Girls' Softball play Thursday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
Trailing 16-10, Subway scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Neither team scored in the sixth inning.
Subway held Cloud County Co-op scoreless in the top of the seventh inning, and then scored the winning run.
Sjogren had two hits and scored four runs for Subway.
Anderson had two hits and Kinley Hanson scored three runs.
Zoe Bechard scored four runs for Cloud County Co-op.
Hailey Budke had two hits.
Subway had a 5-1 lead after one inning of play.
Cloud County Co-op scored five runs in the second and six in the top of the third to go up 12-5.
Subway made it a 12-9 game with five runs in the bottom of the third.
Each team scored a run in the fourth inning, and Cloud County Co-op was up 13-10.
Cloud County Co-op added three runs in the top of the fifth inning to make it 16-10.
Subway then rallied to tie the game, and went on to get the win.
In the other game played Thursday night, Funk Pharmacy shut out the American Legion, 14-0.
Funk Pharmacy racked up eight runs in the first inning.
Six runs in the bottom of the second inning gave Funk Pharmacy a 14-0 lead.
Allison Poore  and Haley Lewis shut out the American Legion on one hit. They struck out five and walked four.
Arista Bombardier and Derica Reed pitched for the American Legion.

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