Thursday, May 11, 2017
Armstrong High School
The Orioles needed all 7 innings to come away with the 7-6 victory over Armstrong. Armstrong scored two early runs, but Katie Johnson buckled down and held them to zero for the next 3 innings. The Osseo offense took some time to get going but ended up scoring 1 in the 4th and 2 in the 6th to put the Orioles up 1 going into the 7th, Senior Anna Zeltinger with the go ahead RBI single. The Falcons battle back to tie the game in the top of the 7th, then with girls on 2nd and 3rd and two outs, the Armstrong batter hit a ground ball that found its way through the left side of the infield and scored 2 runs. Down two, the top of the Osseo lineup came through, senior Andrea Dienslake led off with a walk, then scored on a deep line drive double by pitcher Katie Johnson, and the game ended with senior Laine Ruska hitting a line drive homerun straight over the center field fence.