Sports Notebook for May 6Woodbury baseball completes sweep of Wolfpack while East Ridge wins second in a row; East Ridge softball stuns SEC leader as Royals win streak ends against Ponies.
The Woodbury-based District 833 softball teams saw both winning streaks and losing skids come to an end on Wednesday, while both the Royals and Raptors baseball teams earned victories in their respective competitions as did both in-town district lacrosse clubs.
The East Ridge softball team snapped a three-game losing streak, topping Suburban East Conference leader Forest Lake, 5-4. Individual statistics were not available.
The victory improved the Raptors to 6-5 overall and 4-5 in SEC play while the Rangers fell to 11-2 overall and 7-2 against the league.
News was not nearly as good for the Woodbury softball team, who saw a four-game winning streak come to an end in a 15-1 loss to Stillwater. The run total allowed to the Ponies was three times as many as the Royals gave up in the four-straight victories that preceded it. Individual statistics were not available.
Woodbury, which could have earned a share of the SEC lead with a win, instead remained one game off the pace with a 6-3 overall and SEC mark with Stillwater improving to 6-7 overall and 5-4 in the conference.
The East Ridge baseball team won its second-straight game by means of an 11-10 win over Hastings on an RBI single off the bat of Josh Waltz in the bottom of the seventh inning. Pitcher Mark Landgrebe earned the victory, while John Hietpas went 4-for-4 batting.
The win brought the Raptors back to .500 at 6-6 overall and 5-5 in SEC play, while Hastings remained winless in the league at 0-10 with a 1-10 overall record.
Woodbury swept the season series from Park and ended a two-game losing strea, winning 16-4 at Cottage Grove just two days after mustering a scant two hits in a loss to East Ridge. Jason Eddy went 4-for-4 with five RBI.
The Royals got back to .500 overall at 6-6 with the win and are now 6-5 in SEC competition.
The No. 5-ranked Woodbury boys lacrosse team remained undefeated on the year with an 11-8 win against White Bear Lake to improve to 6-0 this spring. Individual statistics were not available.
The East Ridge/Park boys lacrosse team topped Roseville, while the South Washington County girls lacrosse squad defeated White Bear Lake, 10-7.