RONAN - The Libby softball team picked up a hard-fought Northwestern A victory over Ronan on Monday as the Loggers scored twice in the top of the ninth to down the Maidens 3-1 in extra innings.
Alysha Martin's second double of the afternoon plated Alyssa Walker with the winning run in the ninth. Martin scored the final run of the game on an error.
Walker paced Libby, going 3-for-5. Emily Monroe added a single and an RBI for the Loggers, who pounded out 10 hits.
Taylor Armstrong went the distance on the mound for Libby. She allowed seven hits - all singles - and a walk while fanning six.
Chelsea Bourdon was 2-for-4 for the Maidens and was the only Ronan player to have a multi-hit game.
Libby 000 000 012 - 3 10 2
Ronan 000 000 010 - 1 7 4
Taylor Armstrong and Lexi Hageness. Bethany Colman and Katie Andrews. W - Armstrong. L - Colman (3-7).
LIBBY - Jaime Gilden 0-5, Alyssa Walker 3-5, Hageness 1-5, Alysha Martin 2-5, Kim Tangen 1-5, Candace Hendrickson 1-5, LaRona Luscher 1-4, Taylor Barton 0-4, Emily Monroe 1-4.
RONAN - Lindsay Clairmont 0-4, Claire Frank 1-4, Andrews 1-4, Colman 1-4, Payge Delauranti 0-4, Brittani Clairmont 0-4, Abby Luke 1-4, Chesea Bourdon 2-4, Mackenzie Middleton 0-4.
2B - Martin 2. RBIs - Martin, Monroe, Colman.
Loyola Sacred Heart 10, Deer Lodge 3
At Deer Lodge, the Breakers scored eight runs between the third and sixth innings in posting the Western B-C victory.
Kari Tirrell had a pair of hits for Loyola, which totaled five base hits off losing pitcher Kellie Despain. Stevie Kahle, Andrea Hoffman and Laura Snook added one hit apiece for the Breakers.
Sarah Goodman pitched the entire game to earn the win for Loyola, allowing four hits.
Annie Lombardi was 2-for-4 to lead the Wardens.
Loyola 200 233 0 - 10 5 1
Deer Lodge 000 021 0 - 3 4 6
Sarah Goodman and Alex Hughes. Kellie Despain and Chelsie Micu. W - Goodman. L - Despain.
LOYOLA - Goodman 0-2, Stevie Kahle 1-4, Andrea Hoffman 1-3, Alex Hughes 0-3, Kari Tirrell 2-4, Heather Huguet 0-1, Laura Snook 1-4, Colleen Miller 0-4, Sam Manley 0-2.
DEER LODGE - Shelby Applegate 0-4, Annie Lombardi 2-4, Paige Kruzich 0-4, Sydnee McKee 0-4, Andi Lambert 0-1, Danni Johnson 1-2, Ivy Duncan 1-2, Despain 0-3, Micu 0-2.
RBIs - Duncan.