At Ashland, Cassidy Pelletier cranked a three-run home run to break open the game and lift the No. 4 Hornets past the No. 13 Patriots in the Class D prelim.
Pelletier also added a single and finished with four RBIs for Ashland (12-5). Winning pitcher Marissa Chasse helped her cause with a single and RBI. She threw a four-hitter and struck out eight.
Syd Martin tripled for the Patriots (3-14).
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McDonald and Collins; Chasse and Paradis