GRANITE FALLS — A passed ball in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Granite Falls the win over Lakewood in the league opener for both teams. Mikayla Engstrom finished 2-for-3 with two RBI and Taylor Arndt went 2-for-4 with a triple to lead the Tigers. Tigers starter Lauren Harding struck out nine, earning her first win of the season.
At Granite Falls H.S.
Hailey Malakowski. and Jenna Melton. Lauren Harding. and Dannica West. WP—Harding (1-1). LP—Hailey Malakowski (1-1). 2B—Kiana Smith (LW). 3B—Taylor Arndt (GF). Records—Lakewood 0-1 league, 1-1 overall. Granite Falls 1-0, 1-1.