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Monday, April 22, 2024

THURSDAY SOFTBALL: Dutchmen top Wolverines for conference title

ESWC 521 002 = 10-10-0
MLAC 000 000 = 0-2-2

Edgerton/Southwest Christian clinched the outright Red Rock Conference softball championship Thursday as the Dutchmen blanked Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey 10-0 in Mt. Lake.

ESWC raced to a 5-0 lead in the top of the first inning, led 8-0 after three and scored twice in the sixth to end the game.

Annika Brinkman and Brooke Naas had the lone hits in the game for MLAC.

Kennedie Simon took the pitching loss, allowing 10 hits and five walks while striking out six.

RRC/WWG 251 400 3 = 15-17-3
HLOF 100 140 0 = 6-10-6

Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove used three big innings to claim a 15-6 victory over Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda Thursday in Okabena.

The Falcons took an early lead in the first as Isabella Rentschler drew a bases-loaded walk and Ella Knakmuhs hit an RBI single.

The Falcons added a five-run second. Sondra Rindfleisch hit a two-run double and Rentschler added an RBI double in the inning.

Mercedes Myers added an RBI single in the third before a four-run fourth. Addeson Jenniges and Natalie Wahl hit RBI singles and Myers added a two-run single.

The Falcons sealed the win in the seventh. Wahl had an RBI triple and Myers added an RBI single.

Chloe Ramthun, Myers and Knakmuhs each had three hits in the win.

Jenniges earned the pitching win, allowing six runs on nine hits in 4-1/3 innings. She walked three.

Next games: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: at JCC (Jackson), DH, May 12
MLAC: vs. MCW (at Mt. Lake), May 12
RRC/WWG: at Marshall Tourney, May 13

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