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Monday, May 27, 2024

SOFTBALL: Eagles cruise past Trojans

Worthington 100 1 = 2-3-3
Windom (13)24 x = 19-20-3

The Windom Eagle softball team had a powerful day at the plate Thursday, cruising to a 19-2 victory over Worthington at the Windom Recreation Area.

The Eagles plated 13 runs in the bottom of the first inning, propelling the victory.

The Eagles got going with back-to-back RBI doubles from Tristyn Maras and Anja Nielsen. Leah Hauge added an RBI single. Addisyn Powers and Kadyn Paulson each followed with an RBI double and Elliot O’Donnell had a two-run single. Nielsen followed with a two-run triple, Charlee Huska hit an RBI single and Powers added an RBI double.

In the second, Paulson hit a two-run inside-the-park home run, giving the Eagles a 15-1 lead.

The Eagles added a run on an error, a two-run O’Donnell single and a Nielsen RBI single in the third.

Maras led the Eagles with four hits. Paulson and Nielsen had three hits each, with Nielsen driving in five runs and O’Donnell four.

Nielsen also picked up the pitching win, allowing three hits and a walk while striking out 10.

RTR 210 63 = 12-12-0
RRC/WWG 100 00 = 1-3-0

Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove fell behind early and couldn’t come back Thursday, falling 12-1 to Russell-Tyler-Ruthton at Walnut Grove.

RRC/WWG scored its only run in the bottom of the first on a Natalie Wahl RBI single. RRC/WWG had two of its three hits in the game in the first inning.

Meanwhile, RTR used a six-run fourth to put the game out of reach.

Carlie Ross took the pitching loss, allowing 12 hits and eight walks while striking out three.

ESWC 050 (10)2 = 17-12-0
MLAC 150 10 = 7-10-1

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey held the lead early but couldn’t hold it, as top-ranked Edgerton/Southwest Christian rallied late for a 17-7 victory at Mt. Lake Thursday.

The Wolverines struck first, scoring on a Lexi Romsdahl sacrifice fly in the first inning.

After ESWC took the lead with a five-run second, the Wolverines regained the lead with five runs of their own in the bottom of the inning. Annika Brinkman hit a two-run triple, Romsdahl had an RBI single and Ella Dockter hit an RBI double in the inning.

But ESWC rallied, scoring 10 runs in the top of the fourth to regain the lead for good.

Doctor’s RBI single in the bottom of the fourth accounted for the final Wolverine run.

Julia Brinkman and Dockter had two hits each.

Ashlyn Pfeiffer took the pitching loss.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Redwood Valley, April 15
MLAC: at Springfield, April 12
RRC/WWG: vs. Nicollet (at Walnut Grove), April 12

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