SOUTH DAYTON - Mackenzie Ellis went the distance and Maple Grove (6-4) scored in every inning except the top of the third, as the Lady Red Dragons handed Pine Valley (4-7) a 17-3 loss during Division 3 softball action Tuesday.
Ellis allowed the Lady Panthers three runs on 12 hits, struck out five and walked five. The Lady Red Dragons were led at the plate by Jordan Ahlstrom's four hits, which included a pair of doubles and four RBIs. Lauren Nickerson chipped in a trio of singles and an RBI in the win while Brianne Davis (two doubles) had four hits and an RBI.
For the Lady Panthers, Ashley Carpenter, Aleah Fancher (double, RBI) and Cassandra Tingue (RBI) all had two hits.