By Ben Murphy
The Clare softball team took the brooms to visiting Beal City on Thursday, April 17, topping the Lady Aggies by duplicate scores of 11-1.
Katya Halfmann won game one for the Lady Pioneers, pitching five innings, giving up one earned run on six hits, seven strikeouts and two walks.
Makenzie Thayer had three hits and three RBI, Laura Walton had three hits, Lindsay Winter had two hits and Alex Rowell had one hit and two RBI.
Thayer got the win in game two, giving up one unearned run on one hit, six strikeouts and two walks in six innings.
Walton had three hits and three RBI, Molly Merillat had three hits, Thayer, Emily Baer and Morgan English all had two hits apiece.
Clare (3-3) hosted Meridian on Thursday and plays at Roscommon on Tuesday.