Fargo – The Stanley Blue Jays opened up the 2016 State Class B Softball Tournament with a 9-2 win over Thompson.
Stanley Blue Jay senior Rebekah Taylor notched 13 strikeouts to keep the Thompson batters at bay.
Stanley junior Caitlyn Enger hit a second inning home-run to give the Blue Jays an early lead.
The game was a tight one until the Blue Jays exploded for a 7 run fifth inning to put the game out of reach.
Thompson 000 010 1–2 3 3
Stanley 110 070 x–9 8 1