Lady Warriors split with A-R, win streak halted
CAMBRIDGE -- Ridgewater College appeared on the way way to its 14th straight win on Thursday when the wheels came off.
The Lady Warriors had won the first game of the MCAC Southern Division twin bill with Anoka-Ramsey and led 11-5 in the second game entering the sixth inning. But the Golden Rams, who had dropped two games at Willmar on Monday, scored four runs in the sixth and four more in seventh to pull out the win.
Ridgewater is scheduled to host Riverland College in another doubleheader at 3 p.m. today.
Ridgewater 7, Anoka-Ramsey 0
Andrea Krause windmilled a six-hit shutout accomplished without a strikeout or a walk.
Brandi Bodin and Sara Beyer each went 3-for-4 as the visitors to the Cambridge campus pounded out 15 hits.
Krause, Bevin Williams, Jen Storck and Aimee Johnson had two hits apiece.
Ridgewater 101 410 0 -- 7 15 2
Anoka-Ramsey 000 000 0 -- 0 6 4
HITTING - Ridgewater: Brandi Bodin 3-for-4, Sara Beyer 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Andrea Krause 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Bevin Williams 2-for-4, Jen Storck 2-for-4, Aimee Johnson 2-for-3, rbi; Sam Cunningham 1-for-4 ... Anoka-Ramsey: Alex Thunborg 1-for-3; Krystal Plouff 1-for-3; Andy Schoephoester 1-for-3; Randee Hanson 1-for-3; Ashley Zimmel 1-for-3; Cassey Nikolaus 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Andrea Krause 7-6-0-0-0-0 ... Anoka-Ramsey: Mel Palm (L) 5-12-7-5-0-1, Brittany Jorgenson 2-3-0-0-0-1
Anoka-Ramsey 13, Ridgewater 11
Ridgewater built their 6-run lead with the help of two-run homers by Bodin and Johnson and a solo shot by Emily Roelike.
The Rams' were also fueled by home runs. Randee Hanson smacked a three-run homer in the third and in the seventh Mel Palm led off with a solo shot followed by a three-run blast with no outs off Krause. She had relieved Shannon Heitz, who took the loss.
Ridgewater 004 232 0 -- 11 14 6
Anoka-Ramsey 003 204 4 -- 13 16 1
HITTING - Ridgewater: Emily Roelike 2-for-4, solo HR, 2b, rbi; Brandi Bodin 3-for-5, 2 2b's, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Sara Beyer 1-for-3, rbi; Andrea Krause 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Whitney Strei 1-for-3, rbi; Jen Storck 1-for-3, Aimee Johnson 2-for-4, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Sam Cunningham 2-for-4 ... Anoka-Ramsey: Andy Schoephoerster 2-for-5, 3-run HR, 5 rbi; Randee Hanson 2-for-4, 3-run HR; Mel Palm 2-for-4, solo HR
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Shannon Heitz (L) 6-15-12-5-0-3, Andrea Krause 0-1-1-1-0-0 ... Anoka-Ramsey: Brittany Jorgenson 41/3-7-8-8-1-2, Krystal Plouff (W) 22/3-7-3-3-1-2