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Saturday, May 25, 2024

TUESDAY SOFTBALL: Eagles split with Arrows

Windom 000 011 0 = 2-7-3
Pipestone 200 100 x = 3-4-2

Pipestone 200 101 0 = 4-7-2
Windom 202 020 x = 6-10-0

The Windom Eagle softball team battled in a pair of tight games Tuesday, coming away with a split of a Big South Conference doubleheader at Pipestone.

In the opening game, the Eagles tried to rally late but couldn’t knock in the tying run in a 3-2 loss.

The Eagles trailed 3-0 in the fifth inning before scoring when Addisyn Powers hit a single that skipped past the outfielder, allowing Elliot O’Donnell to race all the way home from first base.

In the sixth, Leah Hauge and Brita Tjentland each singled and Reagan Haugen plated a run with a single to left field. The Eagles had two runners in scoring position, but a sharp comebacker to the pitcher ended the threat. The Eagles went down in order in the seventh.

Haugen had two hits in the loss. Anja Nielsen took the pitching loss, despite holding the Arrows to four hits. She walked two and struck out 12.

In the nightcap, the Eagles played from the lead much of the game, claiming a 6-4 victory.

Windom tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the first. Nielsen plated a run with a groundout and Charlee Huska hit an RBI single.

In the third, Nielsen and Huska had RBI singles, giving the Eagles a 4-2 lead.

Pipestone cut the lead to 4-3 in the fourth, but the Eagles padded the lead in the fifth on RBI singles from Huska and Hauge.

Huska had three hits and three RBI in the win. Hauge and Hailey Veenker each added two hits.

Hannah Anderson worked the first four innings to earn the pitching win, allowing three hits and three walks while striking out one. Nielsen pitched the final three innings for a save, allowing a run on four hits while striking out four.

RRC/WWG 203 422 4 = 17-14-4
AE 123 040 2 = 12-13-0

Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove erupted on offense Tuesday, claiming a 17-12 victory over Adrian-Ellsworth at Ellsworth.

The Falcons scored multiple runs in six of their seven at-bats in the game.

Natalie Wahl got the Falcons started with an RBI triple in the first.

In the third, Ella Knakmuhs hit an RBI single and Carlie Ross had a two-run single. Then, in the fourth, Mercedes Myers hit a two-run single and Leah Carter hit a two-run double.

Wahl added a two-run double in the sixth. Hadley Jenniges hit a two-run single and Ella Erickson hit an RBI single in the seventh.

Ross led the Falcons with three hits. Addeson Jenniges, Erickson, Wahl and Carter had two hits each.

Addeson Jenniges earned the pitching win, allowing 13 hits and seven walks while striking out 10.

MLAC 4(10)2 0 = 16-13-0
HLOF 000 0 = 0-1-0

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey used a 10-run second inning to take control early on its way to a 16-0 victory over Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda Tuesday in Okabena.

The Wolverines hammered out 13 hits in the game and did most of their second-inning damage with two outs.

In the top of the first, MLAC had RBI singles from Ella Dockter and Reagan Pedersen and a sacrifice fly from Ashlyn Pfeiffer.

In the second, Annika Brinkman hit an RBI double and Dockter plated a run with a ground out. Pfeiffer hit a two-run single, Julia Brinkman and Lexi Romsdahl had RBI singles and Annika Brinkman had a two-run double.

Julia Brinkman added a two-run single for the final Wolverine runs.

Meanwhile, Wolverine pitchers Pfeiffer and Julia Brinkman faced the minimum number of batters through the four-inning game, with the lone Coyote baserunner being thrown out trying to steal second.

Julia Brinkman finished with four hits and three RBI in the win. Annika Brinkman and Dockter had two hits each and Pfeiffer drove in three runs.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Worthington, April 11
MLAC: vs. ESWC (at Mt. Lake), April 11
RRC/WWG: vs. RTR (at Walnut Grove), April 11

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