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Saturday, May 25, 2024

SOFTBALL: Eagles improve to 10-1 with sweep of Saints

St. James 000 01 = 1-2-2
Windom 202 43 = 11-15-1

Windom 203 (14) = 19-10-0
St. James 000 3 = 3-5-3

The Windom softball team had its hitting shoes on Thursday, hammering out 25 hits in a doubleheader sweep over St. James at the Windom Recreation Area.

The Eagles won the opener 11-1 in five innings, then routed the Saints 19-3 in four innings in the second game.

In the opener, the Eagles started with back-to-back RBI singles from Tristyn Maras and Anja Nielsen for a quick 2-0 lead.

In the third, Leah Hauge ripped a two-run single for a 4-0 lead.

Windom broke the game open in the fourth. Maras hit an RBI double, Charlee Huska had a sacrifice fly and two runs scored on a throwing error.

The Eagles ended the game in the fifth. Maras had an RBI double and Nielsen and Hauge hit RBI singles.

Maras had four hits in the win, while Kadyn Paulson and Nielsen added three hits each.

Nielsen earned the pitching win, allowing two hits and a walk while fanning 10.

In the nightcap, the Eagles scored on a Nielsen groundout and a bases-loaded walk in the first.

In the third, Windom stretched the lead to 5-0 on an error, a passed ball and a double steal.

The Eagles blew the game wide open in the fourth, sending 19 hitters to the plate and scoring 14 runs, with a two-run double from Addisyn Powers being the key hit of the inning. The Eagles scored several runs on errors.

Paulson had three hits and drove in four runs in the win.

Nielsen worked the first three innings in the win, allowing one hit and fanning four.

MLAC 101 000 0 = 2-7-2
ESWC 320 000 x = 5-10-1

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey couldn’t make the most of scoring chances Thursday, dropping a 5-2 decision to Edgerton/Southwest Christian in Edgerton.

The Wolverines scored in two of the first three innings, but left eight runners on base in the game, including five in scoring position.

MLAC got on the board first as Ella Dockter hit an RBI single in the top of the first.

ESWC answered with three runs in the bottom of the first and two in the second, but the Wolverines were able to shut down the Dutchmen the rest of the way.

MLAC added a run in the third on a Nadia Phommachan RBI single, but the Wolverines weren’t able to push another run across.

Ashlyn Pfeiffer took the pitching loss, allowing 10 hits and walking two while striking out four.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Windom Tourney, May 4
MLAC: at Madelia, May 3
RRC/WWG: at Minneota, May 3

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