|Cassidy Zenzen slides home before the tag to score one of Sauk Centre's runs in the Melrose win tonight.|
The Sauk Centre Mainstreeters 17-U softball team is heading to the league finals after picking up two wins tonight in the West Central-East division tournament.
The Mainstreeters, now 10-4 in summer league action, beat Royalton 8-6 before picking up a 5-2 win over top-seeded Melrose Area. Against Royalton, the Mainstreeters led 7-0 and then 8-1 before holding off a rally by the Royals when they scored five runs in the top of the fifth. Against Melrose Area, they put up a 2-0 lead in the first inning and rode a strong pitching performance by starter Amanda Lahr to pick up the win.
Up next: the West Central 17-U league championship game at 7 p.m. in Osakis against TBD.
Details to follow on tonight's action.