PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Marshall sweeps Redwood Valley

REDWOOD FALLS – Marshall moved its record to 10-6 on the season, breaking out of their slump after losing three of the last four, with two wins over Redwood Valley Tuesday night.

Marshall won the first contest 5-2 and the second contest 7-4. The Tigers erased a 3-0 deficit in the second game and came from behind to earn the victory.

Marshall coach Jack Houseman was pleased with the way his team performed on offense and defense.

“Miranda pitched really well,” Houseman said. “She was hitting the corners and pitching to her spots. The defense did a good job of making plays behind her. It took us awhile to get the bats going, but it’s getting better.”

In game one, Miranda Fischer finished with three hits, including a double and an RBI. Graff added two hits and an RBI. Fischer picked up the win in the pitching circle, striking out 10.

In game two, Fischer and Graff each had two RBI to go with two RBI from Emily Mortier and three hits from Callie Graff. Jocelyn Wenker added three hits of her own.

Fischer picked up the win in relief. She pitched five innings and struck out six while allowing one walk and four hits. Graff started the game and went two innings and let up three runs on five hits.

Game 1

Marshall 5, Redwood Valley 2

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HITTING: Marshall (Fischer 3-for-4, RBI, double; Graff 2-for-4, RBI)

PITCHING: Marshall (Fischer 7-4-2-1-0-10).

Game 2

Marshall 7, Redwood Valley 4

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HITTING: Marshall (Fischer 3-for-4, double, two RBI; Graff 2-for-3, double, two RBI; Mortier 2-for-3, double, two RBI; Wenker 3-for-3).

PITCHING: Marshall (Graff 2-5-3-3-0-0; Fischer 5-4-1-1-1-6).

TMB 9-6, RCW 6-13

RENVILLE – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton split a doubleheader with Renville County West Tuesday night in Renville, winning the first game 9-6 and dropping the second 13-6.

Sara Stoneberg went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBI to lead the Panthers in the opener. Kylie Lessman went 2-for-2 with a double, two RBI, and two runs.

TMB dropped the second game 13-6. In the loss, Raelin Radke went 1-fo-3 with two RBI.

TMB hosts Southwestern United Thursday.

Game 1

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HITTING: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Stoneberg 2-for-4, triple, two RBI, run; Dolan 2-for-4, RBI; Radke 1-for-2, two runs; Lessman 2-for-2, double, two RBI, two runs; Nordsiden 2-for-3, double, two RBI, run).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Lessman 4-4-1-0-2-3; Tauer (W) 3-2-5-4-8-4).

Game 2

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HITTING: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Stoneberg 2-for-4, run; Dolan 1-for-4, double, two runs; Nordsiden 1-for-4, run; Lessman 1-for-3, RBI, run; Radke 1-for-3, two RBI; McConnell 1-for-3).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Lessman 6-12-13-4-2-0).

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 10-6, Lakeview 9-8

COTTONWOOD – Russell-Tyler-Ruthton and Lakeview split a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon in Cottonwood. The Knights won Game 1 10-9, with Lakeview winning Game 2 8-6.

Sadie Stelter was strong for the Lakers in both games. In Game 1, she went 3-for-4 with a RBI and three runs scored. That performance was backed up in Game 2 as she went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI.

Nicole Enemark led the Knights to their Game 1 win, going 4-for-5 with a double. Kaylie Nielson and Ashlynn Wabeke each went 2-for-4 with a RBI in Game 2.

Game 1

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HITTING: Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (Alitta McWilliams 1-for-4, two runs; Anna Madsen 2-for-5, two runs; Nicole Enemark 4-for-5, two RBI, two runs; Kaylie Neilson 2-for-4, two RBI, run; Ashlynn Wabeke 1-for-2, two RBI; Jenny Reyes 1-for-4, run; Alecia Snyder 1-for-4, run); Lakeview (Caitlin Louwagie 2-for-4, run; Emily Streich 3-for-3, RBI, two runs; Abby Lee 2-for-5, RBI, two runs; Sadie Stelter 3-for-4, RBI, three runs; Rachel Kurtenbach 1-for-4, RBI; Katie Timm 1-for-4).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (Nicole Enemark (W) 7-12-9-6-4-6); Lakeview (Sadie Stelter (L) 6 1/3-12-10-6-9-8).

Game 2

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HITTING: Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (Jo Neilson 1-for-2, run; Alitta McWilliams 1-for-3; Nicole Enemark 1-for-4, RBI; Kaylie Neilson 2-for-4, run; Ashlynn Wabeke 2-for-4, run; Jasmine Reyes 1-for-3, run); Lakeview (Caitlin Louwagie 2-for-2, RBI, two runs; Anissa Peppersack 2-for-3, run; Sadie Stelter 2-for-4, three RBI, run; Brooklin Peltier 1-for-3, two RBI).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (Anna Madsen 2 2/3-3-5-3-3-3; Nicole Enemark (L) 3 1/3-4-3-0-0-1); Lakeview (Anissa Peppersack 3-2-5-2-3-6; Leah Stevens 1/3-1-1-1-3-1; Sadie Stelter (W) 3 2/3-5-0-0-0-3).

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 13, Yellow-Medicine East 12

GROVE CITY – Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City squeaked out a 13-12 win over Yellow Medicine East Tuesday night. The lead changed hands four times before the Falcons prevailed. Megan Odegard, Marissa Sneller, Hailey Enstad and Sam Rigge each drove in two runs for the Sting while Allison Carmany finished with one RBI.

Hannah Wilner was the main source of offense for ACGC, driving in three runs, two on a home run and Katie Moore also homered in the contest. Kim Swenson finished with one RBI.

Jacey Nelson picked up the win in relief as she struck out four. Mariah Norrell suffered the loss, throwing five strikeouts against one walk.

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HITTING: Yellow Medicine East (Enstad 1-for-4, two RBI, run; Rigge 1-for-4, two RBI, run; Carmany 2-for-4, RBI, run; Odegard, 1-for-3, run; Sneller 2-for-4, RBI, run; Zieske 1-for-1, two runs; Norell 1-for-3) Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (H. Wilner 2-for-4, HR, three RBI; Moore 2-for-4, HR, RBI, two runs; Swenson 1-for-4, RBI, run; Nelson 1-for-5, RBI; two runs; R. Wilner 1-for-5, RBI; Lee 1-for-5, run; Peterson 1-for-4, run; Inselmann 1-for-3, two runs).

PITCHING: Yellow Medicine East (Norrell (L) 6-10-13-4-1-5); Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (Peterson 3?-6-11-11-6-4; Nelson (W) 3?-3-1-1-6-4).

MACCRAY 22-5, Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI 4-10

MINNEOTA – Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI split a doubleheader with MACCRAY Tuesday night, losing the first game 22-4 before rebounding with a 10-5 win.

Jennifer Sommers gave the Vikings fits in game one as she went 6-for-6 from the plate with a double and a home run and had four RBI. Haylee Sandry finished with three RBI and Molly Friese finished with a double and two RBI.

Brook Bauman provided the offensive highlight for the Vikings, going 1-for-2 with a two-run home run. Becca Kallhoff and Holly Hayden each had one hit.

Sommers was the winning pitcher, striking out six while walking just one. Bauman was saddled with the loss for MCL.

In game two, Jenna Kockelman doubled and finished with a double and an RBI to go with two RBI and a triple from Brandi Merritt. Bauman finished with two RBI to go with a double and an RBI from Ricki Kallhoff.

Emily Wrede finished with two hits and an RBI for MACCRAY while Emily Woods had one hit.

Becca Kallhoff earned the win in the pitching circle, clocking four strikeouts while Sommers, pitching in relief, took the loss.

Game 1

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HITTING: MACCRAY (Sommers 6-for-6, HR, double, four RBI; Sandry 2-for-4, RBI; Freise 2-for-5, double, RBI). Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI (Bauman 1-for-2, HR, two RBI; B. Kallhoff 1-for-2, Hayden 1-for-1).

PITCHING: MACCRAY (Sommers 6-5-4-2-1-6) Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI (Bauman 6-16-22-14-12-2)

Game 2

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HITTING: Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI (J. Kockelman 2-for-3, double, RBI; Merritt 2-for-3, triple, two RBI; Bauman 2-for-4, two RBI; R. Kallhoff 1-for-3, double, RBI) MACCRAY (Wrede 2-for-3, RBI; Woods 1-for-3).

PITCHING: Minneota/Canby/Lincoln HI (B. Kallhoff 7-3-5-1-8-4); MACCRAY ( 1 1/3-6-7-5-8-2; Sommers 5 1/3-5-3-2-0-6).