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Forest Lake stays hot with win over Woodbury

By Mike Randleman, SportsEngine, 05/12/21, 3:15PM CDT


Logan Anderson recorded three hits, including a two-run home run, to help lead the Rangers to their seventh consecutive win.

Forest Lake third baseman Logan Anderson leads off the game with a double in the Rangers' 12-4 victory at Woodbury. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Logan Anderson won't move the decibel meter much with her words, but the sound from her bat does the job just fine.

Forest Lake’s leadoff hitter, and leader in the dugout, helped her team to a 12-4 win Wednesday at Woodbury. Anderson was one of three Rangers with three hits and highlighted the day with a two-run homer to right-center field.

“Logan is probably one of the best players I’ve ever had the opportunity to coach, and I’ve coached a lot of players,” Forest Lake coach Sean Hall said. “The way she knows the game, she’s smart and knows what to do. She can play multiple positions. She’s probably one of the best, if not the best, catchers in the state. She can also go out and play third base."

Hall saved Anderson’s legs by playing her at third base on Wednesday, where she and the Rangers played an error-free game. Anderson also led off the game with a double and came around to score in a two-run first inning. She went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and was a triple away from the cycle.

Forest Lake's Hannah Tong pitched a complete game against Woodbury. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

First Report

The hot streak continues.

Forest Lake won its seventh game in a row by completing the season sweep of host Woodbury, earning a 12-4 victory Wednesday in Suburban East Conference action.

Winona State commit Logan Anderson led the way at the top of the lineup. She went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run, her fourth long ball of the season.

Hannah Tong got the win for the Rangers. She pitched a complete game with four hits, four earned runs and four walks allowed with 14 strikeouts.

Abby Lozano recorded a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth for Woodbury (6-9, 5-9).

Nicole Stickels took the loss for the Royals. She allowed 12 hits, seven runs (all earned) and no walks with four strikeouts in five innings. Stickels singled in the first and was brought home after Kameron Monson hit a deep ball that tied the game 2-2 after one inning. 

Three runs in the third and four in the sixth helped Forest Lake (12-2, 12-2), ranked No. 8 in the May 6 Class 4A coaches’ poll, pull away.

Abby Lozano drove in Woodbury’s final two runs on a sixth-inning single.

Bailey Thomas and Bethany Weiss also had three-hit days for the Rangers, who finished with 15 as a team.

Woodbury committed four errors to Forest Lake's zero.

Woodbury's cleanup hitter, Kam Monson, watches her two-run home run in the first inning. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Woodbury's cleanup hitter, Kam Monson, watches her two-run home run in the first inning. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

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