Owatonna's softball and baseball teams were both trailing Rochester Mayo in the seventh inning Thursday. In each case the Huskies rallied in their final at bat for identical 8-7 wins in the openers of doubleheaders.

The baseball team scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, capped by a bases-loaded triple by Payton Beyer to win the game and create a "mosh pit" according to Huskies coach Tate Cummins, who found himself in the center of the wild celebration.

Taylor Bogen hit a two-run home run in the game as well. The Huskies host Winona Tuesday, May 11, travel to Faribault Thursday, May 13 for a 7 pm game with an AM 1390 KRFO broadcast, and host Lakeville South at 7 pm on Friday, May 14.

OHS softball was down 7-4 entering the seventh at Mayo and plated four for an 8-7 lead. The big hit was Zoie Roush's three-run home run, the first of her career. Coach Jeremy Moran said, "Such a clutch hit by Zoie in that situation. Really proud of how the team did not give up and fought back in the game and find a way to win it in the end."

Parris Hovden preserved the lead with a save in the pitching circle. Katelyn Bentz threw the first six innings. OHS went on to win 9-5 in the second game for the double header sweep. Samantha Bogen, Bentz, and Ana Laduke hit home runs.

OHS hosts Andover Friday, May 7 at 5 pm at Morehouse Park. The Huskies travel to Big Nine Conference co-leader Winona Tuesday, May 11.

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