DOUBLE DUTY: Enterprise/Joseph’s Katie Edison got the win in Game 1, then picked up the save in Game 2 against the Huskies Tuesday. CASEY KELLAS / The Observer
ELGIN — The Enterprise/Joseph softball team picked up a big sweep of Elgin/Imbler Tuesday in Special District 6 play.
The Cubs won the first game 12-0 in five innings, the pulled out a 6-3 win in Game 2.
With the sweep, Enterprise/Joseph is now in a tie with Union/Cove atop the league, as both teams sport a 6-0 record.
In the opener, the Cubs got three runs in the first and struck for four more in the second. Another run in the fourth, followed by a four-run fifth put the 10-run rule into effect.
Pitcher Katie Edison kept Elgin/Imbler off balance at the plate, as the senior struck out six in the win.
Shelby Graning scored four runs, while Sydney Cooney scored three.
“They’re (Cubs) a good team. They hit the ball well,” Elgin/Imbler coach Dick Griffin said.
“We booted the ball around a little, but you can’t take anything away from them.”
Enterprise/Joseph jumped out to an early lead again in Game 2, scoring three runs in the first.
But Elgin/Imbler responded in the bottom of the inning on a two-run home run by Danika McIntosh to cut the score to one.
But two runs in the third and another run in the fifth extended the Cubs’ lead to 6-2.
Edison ices Huskies
The Huskies got one in the seventh, but Enterprise/Joseph coach put Edison in to close it out and preserve the win and keep the Cubs undefeated in the league.
Kylie Willis and Graning both scored a pair of runs, while Cooney and Amy Edison scored a run apiece. Rikki Griffin, McIntosh and Jordyn Anderson scored runs for Elgin/Imbler.
Elgin/Imbler drops to 2-6 in league with the losses.
“We’re a young team, but we have our days. I was pleased with how we played in the second game,” Coach Griffin said.