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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

SECTION SOFTBALL: Wolverines drop to elimination bracket

SE 003 020 0 = 5-9-1
MLAC 002 001 0 = 3-9-1

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey was knocked into the elimination bracket of the Section 2A Tournament following a 5-3 loss to Sleepy Eye Thursday in Mt. Lake.

Sleepy Eye took command of the game in the top of the third, plating runs on a single, a bases-loaded walk and a double play ball.

The Wolverines cut the deficit down to 3-2 in the bottom of the inning on a two-run double from Brooke Naas.

The Indians built the lead to 5-2 in the fifth, scoring on a wild pitch and a single.

MLAC tried to cut into the deficit in the sixth. Julia Brinkman slashed an RBI double, cutting the Indian lead to 5-3. But a groundout ended the threat and the Wolverines were retired quietly in the seventh to end the game.

Annika Brinkman and Julia Brinkman each had two hits in the loss for the Wolverines.

Kennedie Simon took the pitching loss, allowing nine hits and four walks while fanning six.

Next games: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: vs. West Central Area (at Marshall), May 27
MLAC: vs. MCW (at Caswell Park, North Mankato), May 27

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