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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

SOFTBALL: Tigers sweep Eagles in finale

Windom 000 000 0 = 0-3-5
Marshall 300 000 x = 3-4-2

Marshall 003 230 0 = 8-11-2
Windom 310 001 0 = 5-11-3

The Windom Eagle softball team closed the regular season in tough fashion Thursday, dropping both halves of a doubleheader at Marshall, by scores of 3-0 and 8-5.

In the opener, the Eagles had just three hits and only got two baserunners as far as second base, as Marshall pitcher Morgan Bjella struck out 15 batters.

The Tigers did all their damage in the bottom of the first inning, scoring three unearned runs.

Anja Nielsen took the pitching loss, allowing just four hits and fanning eight.

In the nightcap, the Eagles jumped to an early lead, scoring in the first on a two-run Tristyn Maras triple and a Nielsen RBI single.

In the second, the Eagles pushed the lead to 4-0 when Reagan Haugen scored on the back end of a double steal.

But Marshall answered, scoring three times in the third, twice in the fourth and three times in the fifth to take an 8-4 lead.

Windom’s final run scored in the sixth on a double steal.

Haugen and Brita Tjentland had two hits each in the loss.

Hannah Anderson took the pitching loss, allowing 11 hits and three walks while striking out three.

AE 020 400 3 = 9-11-4
MLAC 110 120 2 = 7-11-3

MLAC 500 310 1 = 10-11-5
AE 010 001 3 = 5-4-3

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey rallied in the nightcap of a doubleheader Thursday, salvaging a split against Adrian-Ellsworth in Mt. Lake.

The Dragons won the opener 9-7 before MLAC won the nightcap 10-5.

The Wolverines got on the board first in the opener, as Ella Dockter hit an RBI double in the first inning. Ashlyn Pfeiffer had an RBI single in the second.

The Dragons took the lead with a four-run fourth, but MLAC got a run back on a throwing error in the fourth. Then, in the fifth, the Wolverines cut the deficit to 6-5 on a Reagan Pedersen RBI single and a wild pitch.

The Dragons padded the lead with three runs in the top of the seventh, but the Wolverines battled back in the bottom of the frame. Pfeiffer hit an RBI single and Pedersen scored on an error. But with two runners on base and the potential tying run in scoring position, a strikeout ended the game.

Dockter, Kylie Phommachan, Pedersen and Pfeiffer had two hits each.

Pfeiffer took the pitching loss, allowing 11 hits and six walks while striking out six.

In the nightcap, the Wolverines took command early, scoring five times in the top of the first. Dockter plated a run with a groundout and Pfeiffer had an RBI single, with three runs scoring on wild pitches.

MLAC padded the lead in the fourth with two bases-loaded walks and a fielder’s choice. MLAC added a run in the fifth on an Ellamae Peters RBI single and scored its final run in the seventh on a Julia Brinkman RBI single.

Brinkman  and Peters had three hits each. Pfeiffer added two hits.

Pfeiffer picked up the pitching win, allowing four hits and five walks while fanning six.

RRC/WWG 000 000 0 = 0-1-4
Springfield 400 000 x = 4-4-2

Springfield did all its damage in the first inning Thursday, as the Tigers defeated Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 4-0 in Springfield.

The Tigers pulled together four hits, a walk and two Falcon errors to score four runs in the bottom of the first inning.

The Falcons were held to one hit, as Ella Knakmuhs hit a one-out double in the second inning. Springfield pitcher Jalivia Richert struck out 15 Falcons in the win.

Addeson Jenniges took the pitching loss, allowing four hits and three walks while striking out five.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. JCC/RV winner, May 21
MLAC: at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s, May 17
RRC/WWG: vs. TBA, May 21

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