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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

WEEKEND SOFTBALL: Eagles drop three straight

NUC 104 103 2 = 11-13-2
Windom 200 000 0 = 2-5-8

Fairmont 210 000 2 = 5-13-1
Windom 000 300 0 = 3-3-2

The Windom fastpitch softball team dropped a pair of games to two of this year’s top teams in the area Saturday morning, falling 11-2 to New Ulm Cathedral and 5-3 to Fairmont at the Windom Recreation Area.

In the opener against Cathedral, the Eagles briefly held a lead, scoring twice in the bottom of the first. Kadyn Paulson scored on a fielder’s choice by Tristyn Maras. Maras later scored on an error.

But Cathedral capitalized on eight Eagle errors in the game, taking the lead for good with a four-run third inning.

Paulson had two hits in the loss for Windom.

Anja Nielsen took the pitching loss, allowing 13 hits and striking out eight.

In the second game, Fairmont took an early lead, but the Eagles rallied, tying the game with a three-run fourth inning. Leah Hauge hit a two-run double and scored on an error.

But Fairmont plated a pair of runs in the top of the seventh, then retired the Eagles in order in the bottom of the inning to claim the win.

Nielsen took the pitching loss, allowing 13 hits and striking out six.

DB 000 000 7 = 7-5-2
RRC/WWG 140 010 2 = 8-8-4

MCW 140 410 0 = 10-14-0
RRC/WWG 230 100 1 = 7-14-1

YME 000 101 1 = 3-5-2
RRC/WWG 000 002 0 = 2-5-1

Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove played three tight contests Saturday, coming away with a 1-2 record at the Falcon Tournament, played at Plum Creek Park near Walnut Grove.

The Falcons opened with a walk-off 8-7 win over Dawson-Boyd. RRC/WWG then dropped a 10-7 decision to Martin County West and fell 3-2 to Yellow Medicine East.

In the opener, the Falcons jumped to the lead, scoring on a wild pitch in the bottom of the first. Mercedes Myers added a bases-clearing double in the second, giving the Falcons a 5-0 lead and Reilly Hubin hit an RBI single in the fifth, giving the Falcons a 6-0 lead.

But Dawson-Boyd rallied, scoring seven times in the top of the seventh to take the lead.

The Falcons tied the game on an RBI double from Ella Knakmuhs, then claimed the win on a walk-off RBI single from Addeson Jenniges.

Jenniges earned the pitching win, starting the game before coming back to record the final two outs in the seventh inning in relief. She allowed three hits and struck out four.

Game two was back-and-forth early, but a four-run fourth by MCW gave the Mavericks the lead for good.

Sondra Rindfleisch hit an RBI double in the first inning. In the second, the Falcons tied the game at 5-5 on an RBI single from Jenniges and a two-run single from Myers.

Rindfleisch added an RBI single in the fourth and Alyssa Bittner had an RBI single in the seventh.

Myers had four hits and Rindfleisch had three in the loss.

Carlie Ross took the pitching loss, allowing 14 hits and striking out six.

In the finale, RRC/WWG tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth, scoring on an error and a Hubin RBI single.

But YME plated the winning run in the top of the seventh on a wild pitch.

Isabella Rentschler had two hits in the loss.

Jenniges took the pitching loss, allowing five hits and fanning nine.

Springfield 049 000 0 = 13-12-0
Windom 000 500 0 = 5-8-2

Springfield did its damage early Friday as it rolled to a 13-5 win over the Windom fastpitch softball team at the Windom Recreation Area.

The Tigers scored four times in the second and tacked on nine in the third, taking a 13-0 lead.

The Eagles did all their damage in the fourth inning. Anja Nielsen had an RBI single and scored on a double steal. Hailey Veenker ripped an RBI triple and Leah Hauge and Alivia Letcher each hit RBI singles.

Hannah Anderson took the pitching loss, working the first two innings.

T/ML/GHEC 000 020 2 = 4-6-3
MLAC 030 160 x = 10-10-3

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey jumped to the lead early and used a six-run inning to put things away Friday in a 10-4 win over Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain at Mt. Lake.

In the second, Jaci Tollefson’s two-run single gave the Wolverines a 3-0 lead. Brinkman added an RBI single in the fourth.

Then, leading 4-2 in the fifth, the Wolverines plated six runs to seal the win. Kennedie Simon, Julia Brinkman, Tollefson and Annika Brinkman had RBI singles and Regan Christians had a two-run single.

Julia Brinkman led the Wolverines with three hits.

Simon earned the pitching win, scattering six hits and seven walks while fanning three.

Next games: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: vs. St. James, May 2
MLAC: vs. MCC (at Mt. Lake), May 1
RRC/WWG: vs. TMB (at Walnut Grove), May 1

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