Central beats Aquinas in close battle

Central softball earned a close 6-5 home win over Aquinas in MVC softball Tuesday night.

The RiverHawks got out to a 4-0 lead in the second inning. Aquinas responded with a four-run rally in the fifth, but Central added a run in their next two frames to lead 6-4.

Aquinas scored one in the top of the seventh but Central pitcher Emily Larson secured the win. She finished with six strikeouts in the complete game effort.