KMS, NLS, Benson/Hancock, BOLD still alive in softball playoffs
RAYMOND -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg remained alive in the consolation bracket after going 1-1 on Saturday in the Section 3A softball tournament.
KMS will take on Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove at 4:30 p.m. today in Marshall. If KMS win, it would play Murray County Central, the team it lost in Saturday's opening game, 5-1.
Winner's bracket Murray CC 5, KMS 1
No report was available.
Wabasso 7, Morris 2
Wabasso's Ashley Fennern threw a five-hit complete game to shut down the Tigers.
Fennern allowed one earned run and struck out three.
Kelsey Amundson took the loss after two innings on the mound. She surrendered three runs on two hits.
Dani Schultz tallied two hits for Morris.
Wabbaso 203 010 1 -- 7 7 1
Morris 000 000 2 -- 2 5 3
HITTING - Wabasso: Andrea Rohlik 4-for-4; Ashley Fennern 1-for-3; Chantel Salfer 1-for-3; Alonna Baune 1-for-4 ... Morris: Dani Schultz 2-for-3; Mary Rentz 1-for-3; Heather Gagner 1-for-3; Courtney Vogel 1-for-1
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Wabasson: Ashley Fennern (W) 7-5-2-1-1-3 ... Home: Kelsey Amundson (L) 2-2-3-2-2-1; Mackenzie Weatherly 5-5-4-1-1-2
Loser's bracket Dawson-Boyd 4, MACCRAY 3
Dawson-Boyd scored twice in the top of the seventh to break a 2-2 tie, then held off a late MACCRAY comeback bid in the bottom of the seventh.
Jurgenson led off the seventh for the Blackjacks with a single. Mariah Kuhlman then doubled over the center fielder's head to score Jurgenson for a 3-2 lead. Kuhlman came around to score on two MACCRAY errors.
MACCRAY got a run in the bottom of the seventh on a run-scoring double by Steph Tulibaski, but she was stranded there.
Kendra Lindblad went the distance for the win, allowing eight hits while walking one and striking out six.
Dawson-Boyd 001 010 2 -- 4 8 1
MACCRAY 200 000 1 -- 3 8 5
HITTING - Dawson-Boyd: Kelsey Jergenson 1-for-3; Mariah Kuhlmann 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Kristen Lee 1-for-4; Elle Weber 2-for-3, 2b; Kendra Lindblad 2-for-4 ... MACCRAY: Steph Tulibaski 3-for-4, 2 2b's, 2 rbi; Caylee Hagemeyer 3-for-3; Ashley Trulock 1-for-3; Ashley Forstrom 1-for-3;
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Dawson-Boyd: Kendra Lindblad (W) 7-8-3-2-1-6 ... MACCRAY: Ashley Trulock (L) 7-8-4-2-2-6
KMS 2, Dawson-Boyd 0
No report was available
Red Rock Central/WWG 5, Morris Area 4
Red Rock Central/WWG edged out Morris with a two-run eighth inning after tying the game in the top of the seventh.
Morris scored one run in the bottom of the eighth but came up short of re-tying the game.
Audra Schmidth earned the win by scattering five hits, surrendering two earned runs and striking out six.
Red Rock 000 200 12 -- 5 8 1
Morris 102 000 01 -- 4 5 1
HITTING - Red Rock Central/WWG: Steph Maras 1-for-4; Steffanie Pankonin 1-for-3; Nichole Schroeder 2-for-4; Klarissa Larson 1-for-4; Yvonne Kedl 2-for-4; Sheela Riley 1-for-4 ... Morris: Dani Schultz 1-for-4; Haley Henrichs 1-for-4; Heather Gagner 1-for-2; Alissa Melberg 1-for-3, Shadow Olson 1-for-2, 3b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Red Rock Central/WWG: Audra Schmidt (W) 8-5-4-2-2-6 ... Morris: Mackenzie Weatherly (L) 8-8-5-4-2-5
New Ulm 4, NL-Spicer 1
A suicide squueze bunt and a two-run double by J.Gareis put three runs on the board for New Ulm in the top of the seventh inning.
New Ulm 001 000 3 -- 4 4 0
NL-Spicer 000 010 0 -- 1 3 1
HITTING - New Ulm: K. Forester 1-for-3; J. Gareis 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; K.Altmen 1-for-2, 2b, rbi; L.Ahlness 1-for-2 ... Home: Brianna Jacobson 1-for-2, rbi; Erica Norris 1-for-3; Rebecca Dahlk 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- New Ulm: Name not available (W) 7-3-1-1-0-7 ... New London-Spicer: Jessica Rosendahl (L) 7-4-4-1-4-3
New London-Spicer 6, Benson/Hancock 1
Jesssica Rosendahl went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI to spark the Wildcats.
Rosendahl went the distance on a four-hitter for the win. She walked one and struck out three.
Erica Norris had two hits for NLS.
NL-Spicer 010 022 1 -- 6 9 0
Benson/Hancock 000 100 0 -- 1 4 2
HITTING - New London-Spicer: Taylor Thompsen 1-for-4, 2b; Jenna Mortiz 1-for-3; Erica Norris 2-for-4, 2b, 2 runs; Karli Wendlant 1-for-3; Brianna Jacobson 1-for-3, rbi; Jessica Rosendahl 3-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi ... Benson/Hancock: Julia Ahrndt 1-for-3; Emily Rajewsky 1-for-2; Debbie Reardon 1-for-3; Kelsey Sonnabend 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- New London-Spicer: Jessica Rosendahl (W) 7-4-1-1-1-3 ... Benson/Hancock: Taylor Semler (L) 7-9-6-4-1-2
Pipestone 10, BOLD 0
Bailey Bouman was one hitter from a five-inning perfect game as Pipestone 10-runned BOLD.
Bowman earned the winn as she allowed just one hit to BOLD's Alex Ebnet and struck out seven.
Christy Gass took the loss after only two innings pitched. She surrendered three runs on three hits while the Warriors defense committed six errors.
BOLD 000 00 -- 0 1 6
Pipestone 121 51 -- 10 9 0
HITTING - BOLD: Alex Ebnet 1-for-2 ... Pipestone: not available
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Christy Gass (L) 2-3-3-2-0-0; Brittany Dahlk 3-6-7-4-1-2 ... Pipestone: Bailey Bouman (W) 5-1-0-0-0-7
Benson/Hancock 3, St. James 1
Taylor Semler pitched a five hitter with seven strikeouts to lead Benson/Hancock. Her only miscue was a leadoff home run to St. James' Casey Pauly in the top of the bottom of the seventh.
Mallory Jensen led Benson/Hancock bats with two hits, one of them a double.
Benson/Hancock 111 000 0 -- 3 4 0
St. James 000 000 1 -- 1 5 2
HITTING - Benson/Hancock: Datrianna Jensen 1-for-3; Emily Rejewsky 1-for-3; Mallory Jensen 2-for-3, 2b ... St. James: Jacquie Peterson 1-for-4; Harley Grove 1-for-3; Casey Pauly 1-for-3, HR, rbi; Caitlin Olson 1-for-2; Libby Gleiter 1-for-3, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson/Hancock: Taylor Semler (W) 7-5-1-1-2-7 ... St James: Casey Pauly (L) 7-4-3-1-1-2
Jackson CC 6, Montevideo 0
No report available
BOLD 5, Jackson CC 3
Brittany Dahlk threw a six-hit complete game to beat Jackson County Central High School.
Dahlk surrendered three runs and struck out two.
Brenna Holwerda led the Warrior offense by going 2-for-2 with an RBI. Hillary Mages, Brittany Nissen and Jasmine Ervine tallied the remaining hits for BOLD.
Jackson CC 102 000 0 -- 3 6 2
BOLD 011 030 x -- 5 6 3
HITTING - Jackson: Sara Luhmann 1-for-4; Shalee Nelson 1-for-4; Kate Rentschler 1-for-2; Kelsey Hakes 2-for-4, 2b; Angela Traetow 1-for-4 rbi ... BOLD: Brenna Holwerda 2-for-2, rbi; Christy Gass 1-for-2; Hillary Mages 1-for-2, rbi; Brittany Nissen 1-for-3; Jasmine Ervine 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Jackson: Kate Rentschler (L) 6-6-5-4-1-3 ... BOLD: Brittany Dahlk (W) 7-6-3-3-4-2