Lady Raiders down Foresters in Class A

The Blue Ridge softball team picked up an 11-1 victory over Forest City in the District II Class A quarterfinals in Hallstead on Thursday afternoon.

Allison Coller’s two-run triple highlighted a six-run fourth inning that broke a tied score and led the second-seeded Lady Raiders.

The Lady Raiders moved on to host MMI Prep on Tuesday afternoon. Results were not available at presstime.

Jackie Furch tossed a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts for Blue Ridge while Christine Carlsen had a pair f singles and two RBIs for the Raiders.

Forest City’s Jade Kull had the Foresters’ only hit while Kayla Yates took the pitching loss giving up nine hits, six runs and 11 walks while striking out one in six innings.