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College Softball: 30 hits only gets Ridgewater a split

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West Central Tribune
College Softball: 30 hits only gets Ridgewater a split
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

ST. CLOUD — The Ridgewater College softball team outhit the St. Cloud Cyclones 30-18 but settled for a split on Tuesday at Rivers Edge Field, losing 11-10 in the opener and later winning 9-7.

The Lady Warriors (7-3, 14-7) now prepare for the six-team MCAC Southern Division playoffs starting Friday in Waite Park. The top three finishers will advance to the Region 13A playoff.

Jessie Kalenberg had four hits in the nightcap and Brielle Hauge slugged a homer among her four hits. The Cyclones are 8-2 in division games and 19-9 overall.

Game One

St. Cloud Tech 11, Ridgewater 10

Ridgewater 033 102 1 — 10 14 1

SC Tech 412 031 x — 11 9 0

HITTING – Ridgewater: Kari Shipman 2-for-5, rbi; Jessie Kalenberg 2-for-4, rbi; Brielle Hauge 3-for-4, Datrianna Jensen 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Brittany Nissen 2-for-4, Bri Holwerda 1-for-4, Justine Otremba 1-for-4, 2b; Jenna Kincade 2-for-, 2b, 3 rbi … St. Cloud Tech: Sam Steffes 3-for-4, 3b; Sabrina Zimmel 2-for-3, 3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Ridgewater: Brittany Nissen (L) 7-9-11-11-7-2 … St. Cloud Tech: Zimmel (W) 7-14-10-10-2-4

Game Two

Ridgewater 9, St. Cloud Tech 7

SC Tech 022 021 0 — 7 9 3

Ridgewater 005 211 x — 9 16 1

HITTING – St. Cloud Tech: Shelby Pederson 3-for-4, 4 rbi … Ridgewater: Shipman 3-for-4, rbi; Jessie Kalenberg 4-for-5, Hauge 3-for-5, 2-run HR, 4 rbi; Jensen 2-for-4, Nissen 1-for-4, Holwerda 2-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi, SF; Jenna Kincade 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – St. Cloud Tech: Sam Steffes (L)… Ridgewater: Jessi Kalenberg (W) 7-9-7-7-7-7