Editor's note: Spirit Lake defeated Western Christian 10-6 on Friday to improve to 3-1 on the season. Look for details on that contest in Tuesday's Daily News.
LAKE PARK - The Spirit Lake Indians pounded out 17 hits against Harris-Lake Park in a 16-9 victory on Thursday.
Cara Vale pitched four innings to earn the win on the mound. The senior gave up seven runs (all earned) on three hits with two strikeouts and four walks.
Bailee Newman closed out the game giving up two runs (both earned) on two hits with two walks in three innings of work.
At the plate, Amanda Bueltel went 2-5 with a home run and four RBIs. Vale was 2-5 with four RBIs also while Kelsa Berkland was 1-5 with a home run and three RBIs.
Also Emily Mercer was 3-5 with an RBI and Carly Ites was 3-4 with an RBI while Ashley Rohlf was 2-4 with an RBI, Newman was 2-3, Mikayla Brockmeyer was 1-3 with an RBI and Mackenzie Thate was 1-4.