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Monday, June 17, 2024

SOFTBALL: Tigers take two from Eagles

Marshall 100 020 3 = 6-9-2
Windom 113 000 0 = 5-5-4

Windom 000 010 0 = 1-5-4
Marshall 100 000 1 = 2-5-0

The Windom Eagle fastpitch team closed the regular season in tough fashion Friday, dropping a pair of heartbreaking losses at the Windom Recreation Area.

In the opener, Marshall rallied in the seventh inning to claim a 6-5 victory. In the nightcap, the Tigers scored in the bottom of the seventh for a walk-off 2-1 win.

In the opener, the Eagles took command in the first three innings. Anja Nielsen hit an RBI single in the first. The Eagles scored on a wild pitch in the second. Then, in the third, Leah Hauge hit a two-run double and Windom scored on an error for a 5-1 lead.

The Tigers cut the deficit to 5-3 in the fifth. Then, with two outs in the seventh, Marshall hit a solo home run, then got a two-run home run to take the lead. The Eagles were retired in order in the bottom of the inning.

Nielsen and Hauge each had two hits in the loss.

Nielsen took the pitching loss, allowing nine hits and one walk while striking out nine.

In the nightcap, the Eagles tied the game at 1-1 in the top of the fifth on a Camryn Elness RBI single.

But another two-out rally saw the Tigers record a walk-off single in the seventh for the win.

Nielsen had two hits in the loss. She also took the pitching loss, allowing five hits and fanning five.

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MLAC 120 000 0 = 3-7-2

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey gave the top-seeded team in the upcoming Section 2A Tournament a scare in the regular-season finale Friday.

Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s needed a late rally to pull past the Wolverines for a 5-3 win Friday in Mt. Lake.

The Wolverines got on the board first, scoring on a wild pitch in the bottom of the first.

After St. Mary’s took a 2-1 lead, the Wolverines answered in the bottom of the second, Julia Brinkman and Jaci Tollefson hit RBI singles for a 3-2 lead.

St. Mary’s tied the game in the top of the third, then took the lead on a wild pitch and a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning.

Tollefson and Brinkman each had two hits.

Kennedie Simon took the pitching loss, allowing nine hits and two walks while striking out three.

Windom 011 000 4 = 6-9-0
RRC/WWG 000 010 0 = 1-5-0

Windom used some late offense to provide insurance Thursday, claiming a 6-1 victory over Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Plum Creek Park near Walnut Grove.

Windom took an early lead, scoring on a Madyson Fredin groundout in the second inning. Camryn Elness added an RBI double in the third for a 2-0 lead.

The Falcons pulled to within 2-1 in the fifth on a Chloe Ramthun RBI double.

But the Eagles put the game away in the seventh. Leah Hauge hit an RBI single and Hailey Veenker launched a bases-clearing triple.

Hauge and Veenker each had two hits in the win.

Ramthun and Isabella Rentschler each had two hits for the Falcons.

Anja Nielsen picked up the pitching win, allowing five hits and a walk while fanning 14.

Addeson Jenniges took the loss, allowing nine hits and six walks while striking out four.

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Madelia 000 000 0 = 0-3-1

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey used three strong innings to build the lead Thursday on its way to a 7-0 win over Madelia in a game played at Searles.

The Wolverines broke a scoreless tie with a two-out rally in the third inning. Kennedie Simon, Thaila Sengchan and Ella Dockter each hit RBI singles.

In the fifth, Sengchan ripped an RBI triple and scored on a wild pitch, giving the Wolverines a 5-0 lead. Then, in the sixth, Annika Brinkman hit an RBI single and Jaci Tollefson scored on a wild pitch.

That was plenty of support for Simon, who held the Blackhawks to three hits. She walked six and struck out five.

Next games: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: vs. RCW/BOLD (at Pipestone), May 23
MLAC: vs. GFW (at Mt. Lake), May 23
RRC/WWG: at Nicollet, May 23

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