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Sunday, July 21, 2024

Eagles rally past Rebels

MCC 004 000 2 = 6-11-2
Windom 000 025 x = 7-6-1

It took a while for the Windom Eagle fastpitch team’s offense to get going Monday, but the Eagles came up big late against Murray County Central.

Trailing 4-0 in the fifth inning, the Eagle comeback began with a pair of runs. Windom then scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth and held on in the top of the seventh for a 7-6 victory at the Windom Recreation Area.

Windom got on the board when Rylie Raverty scored on an error. Kait Huska added an RBI single, cutting the deficit to 4-2 after five innings.

Then, in the sixth, Allison Letcher drew a bases-loaded walk and Jenna Brockman and Huska hit back-to-back two-run singles, giving the Eagles the lead.

MCC scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh and had the tying run at second with one out, but a fielder’s choice groundout and a strikeout ended the game.

Brockman led the Eagles with three hits. Huska added two hits and three RBI in the win.

Jenna Veenker worked the first 6-1/3 innings for the win, allowing six runs on 11 hits. She walked two and struck out seven. Alexa O’Donnell pitched the final two-thirds of an inning to earn a save, striking out one.

Next games: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: vs. New Ulm Cathedral, May 27
MLAC: vs. Springfield (at Mt. Lake), May 25
RRC/WWG: vs. MCC (at Sanborn), May 25

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