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Published: Monday, April 7, 2014 2:36 p.m. CDT
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(Photo courtesy Kip Cheek/Mendota Reporter)
Princeton’s Alisa Holmbeck beats the tag of Mendota catcher Mary Wackerlin.

Mendota 8-11, Princeton 6-12: The Tigresses rallied for four runs in the fifth and seven more in the sixth inning for a 12-11 win in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Mendota.

Abby Jaques, Elizabeth Hendrix and Courtney Oeder each had three hits for the Tigresses in game 2. Alisa Holmbeck (6 hits, 2 strikeouts, 1 earned run) pitched five innings, turning over a 12-8 lead to Madison Menzel, who surrendered three runs in the sixth but silenced the Lady Trojans’ bats in the seventh.

Taylor Browder picked up the 8-6 win for Mendota in the opener, scattering eight hits with four walks. Oeder led PHS with two hits.

Mendota collected 13 hits off Menzel in the first game, three each for Carroll and Mary Wackerlin and two by Mallory Phalen and Mallorie Defore.

Mendota 12-14, Princeton 1-12 (F/S): After being quiet in the opening 12-1 defeat, Princeton came out swinging in the second.

Elysia King had four hits, Brooke Hieronymus had three hits, including a double, triple and a RBI, Hailey Schultz had two hits including a triple and two RBIs, Lexie Camp had two hits, including a triple and two RBIs, Maddie Cain had a RBI double, Rachel Jensen an RBI single, Michaela Jonas hit safely and Briana Legner beat out a bunt hit, but the Tigresses fell short 14-12.

Sarah Ray drove in the lone PHS run in the opener with a single.

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