Softball: Pepin-Alma cruise into rematch with No. 3 Cochrane-Fountain City
Seventh-ranked Pepin-Alma had no trouble Tuesday in its opening game of the regional playoffs against Independence/Gilmanton in Pepin.
The Eagles (18-3) won 12-2 in five innings and used a seven-run second inning to get rolling.
Breanna Ellison went 2-for-3 with a triple and four RBI for Pepin-Alma. Ellison also got the win after throwing five innings of four-hit ball. Ellison gave up two runs, struck out two and walked three.