The Alton Lady Redbirds ran their winning streak to five games with a 16-11 victory over the Southwestern Lady Piasa Birds on Saturday. You heard the action on The Big Z as Miranda Hudson and Tomi Dublo each homered in the win. Rachel McCoy also added three RBI while Sydney Hartman knocked in a pair of runs to help Alton improve to 11-7 on the season. Ashlyn Ringhausen hit a grand slam for Southwestern, who fell to 5-9 with the loss.

The Lady Redbirds are back in action Tuesday against Edwardsville.