White Bear Lake remained unbeaten in conference with a 10-5 win over Forest Lake, one of the Suburban East’s traditional powers, there Monday evening.
The Bears had 11 hits and the Rangers committed seven errors. Chloe Barber socked a two-run double and went 3-for-4 with three RBI’s. Mik Stowe was 2-for-5 and scored three runs. Heidi Barber had one hit and two RBI’s.
The Bears used both of their pitchers. “Madie Petersen started in the circle and had four strong innings against a dangerous offense,” coach Kaity Wightman said. ‘Chloe (Barber) came in and shut the door in the final three innings.”
Petersen yielded six hits, four walks and five runs in 4 1/3 innings. Barber threw the last 2 2/3, allowing no runs, one hit, and four walks, striking out six.
Forest Lake had 12 hits, including home runs by Meagan Wolf and Logan Anderson.
The Bears are 6-0 in conference and 7-1 overall. Forest Lake is 5-2 in conference and overall. They have lost to unbeaten Stillwater, 3-2.
The Bears will host Park (2-4) on Wednesday.