Peninsula softball teams split in Kodiak

Homer's LaRue pitches no-hitter as Mariners clinch state berth

A pair of Kenai Peninsula softball teams split in Kodiak on Thursday.

Homer defeated Kodiak 14-1 to clinch a state berth.

Hannah LaRue starred by pitching her second no-hitter of the season and coming up one triple short of the cycle. She hit a two-run homer in the fifth to put Homer ahead 6-1.

Lauren Cashman added a two-run homer in an eight-run sixth inning.

Kodiak then beat Skyview 13-1. Kayla Scroggins had the lone RBI for the Panthers.

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