Prep Softball: Jacobs' hit in seventh lifts Minnewaska over YME, 5-4
GLENWOOD -- Cassie Jacobs doubled in Abby Kreitlow with the winning run with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday as Minnewaska knocked off Yellow Medicine East 5-4 in West Central South Conference softball action.
Kreitlow doubled and advance to third on a groundout before Jacobs hit her double to give the Lakers their ninth straight win.
Minnewaska improved to 6-1 in the conference and 10-1 overall. YME dipped to 2-5, 5-5.
The win went to reliever Laura Paulson. She relieved Alicia Pfeninger with two out in the sixth when YME scored all its runs. She got the final out on a strikeout and stranded the go-ahead run on third. In the seventh, she fanned two more.
Livi Jeseritz, Steph Larson and Ashly Sneller had RBI hits in the sixth for the Sting.
Minnewaska 5, YME 4
YME 000 004 0 -- 4 7 4
Minnewaska 101 200 1 -- 5 8 0
HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Lauren Trudel 1-for-4, Aimee Johnson 1-for-4, Cassie Cole 1-for-3, Livi Jeseritz 1-for-3, rbi; Steph Larson 1-for-3, rbi; Ashly Sneller 1-for-2, rbi; Ashley Magnuson 1-for-3 ... Minnewaska: Abby Kreitlow 1-for-3, 2b, rbi, 2 runs; Laura Paulson 1-for-3, rbi; Jordan Stalker 3-for-4, Cassie Jacobs 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Breanna Jenks 1-for-2, 2 rbi; Aundrea Johnson 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Ashley Magnuson (L) 6Zc-8-5-3-2-2-... Minnewaska: Alicia Pfeninger 5Xc-6-4-4-1-8, Laura Paulson (W) 1Zc-1-0-0-0-3
Montevideo 4, BOLD 3
Jaci Clauson's bases-loaded triple in the fifth inning broke a 1-1 tie and lifted the Thunder Hawks to the victory. Kayla Berget added two hits and scored two runs.
Brenna Holwerda, Christy Gass and Jasmine Ervin led the Warriors with two hits each.
BOLD 002 010 0 -- 3 9 0
Montevideo 000 130 x -- 4 5 1
HITTING - BOLD: Brenna Holwerda 2-for-4; Christy Gass 2-for-3; Hillary Mages 1-for-4, rbi; Alex Ebnet 1-for-3; Brittany Nissen 1-for-2, 2b; Jasmine Ervin 2-for-3 ... Montevideo: Carly Beals 1-for-2; Kayla Berget 2-for-3, 2 runs; Jaci Clauson 1-for-3, 3b, 3 rbi; Emily Johnson 1-for-3, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Christy Gass (L) 7-5-4-4-4-8 ... Montevideo: Shelby Monahan (W) 7-9-3-2-3-7
BOLD 20, Montevideo 0
Christy Gass came up an error short of a perfect game, throwing five innings of no-hit ball. Gass struck out nine without any walks. The Warriors committed an error in the fifth.
Brenna Holwerda hit a two-run home run in the nine-run second inning for BOLD (4-2, 5-4). She had three hits overall, joining Gass with three hits to lead the team.
Montevideo 000 00 -- 0 0 8
BOLD 491 6x -- 20 11 1
HITTING - Montevideo: no hits ... BOLD: Brenna Holwerda 3-for-4, 4 runs, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Christy Gass 3-for-4, 4 runs, 2b, rbi; Brittany Dahlk 1-for-2, 3 runs, rbi; Hillary Mages 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Alex Ebnet 1-for-3, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Taylor Ebnet 1-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Shelby Monahan (L) 2-8-13-6-4-2; Becca Pauling 2-3-7-3-2-0 ... BOLD: Christy Gass (W) 5-0-0-0-0-9
ACGC 4, Benson/Hancock 3
After a wild pitch, ACGC pitcher Jazmin Petersen tagged Taylor Semler out at the plate to prevent the tying run in the bottom of the seventh inning.
ACGC 002 020 0 -- 4 7 1
Benson/Hancock 000 010 2 -- 3 2 1
HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Rachel Wright 2-for-4, 2 runs; Courtney Malvin 2-for-4; Beth Nelson 1-for-2, rbi; Mary Larson 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Megan Daun 1-for-3 ... Benson/Hancock: Sam Berens 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Emily Rajewsky 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Angela Blackwell (W) 6-1-2-1-7-3; Jazmin Petersen 1-1-1-1-2-1 ... Benson/Hancock: Taylor Semler (L) 7-7-4-4-1-10
ACGC 5, Benson/Hancock 0
ACGC (4-4, 5-5) rapped two doubles and a single to score two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Jazmin Peterson pitched a shutout, surrendering only four hits and striking out eight Benson/Hancock hitters.
Benson/Hancock 000 000 0 -- 0 4 2
ACGC 001 220 x -- 5 6 0
HITTING - Benson/Hancock: Tasha Wiebold 2-for-3; Datriana Jenson 1-for-2; Taylor Semler 1-for-2 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Megan Daun 1-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi; Mary Larson 1-for-1, 2b, rbi; Beth Nelson 2-for-3, 2b 2, runs, rbi; Courtney Malvin 1-for-3; Rachel Wright 1-for-3 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson/Hancock: Taylor Semler (L) 6-6-5-4-1-3 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jazmin Petersen (W) 7-4-0-0-2-8
Paynesville 14, Morris Area 3
Jennifer Paul led a 21-hit attack for the Bulldogs with three hits and five RBI.
Whitney Woehler, who itched a two-hitter for the win, rapped a triple and three singles and scored three runs for Paynesville. Keely Meagher and Jessica-Lee Klein had three hits apiece for the Bulldogs.
Woehler walked two and struck out four.
Kelsey Greenwaldt had a run-scoring double for Morris.
Paynesville 300 213 5 -- 14 21 1
Morris 100 100 1 -- 3 2 2
HITTING - Paynesville: Jennifer Paul 3-for-5, 2b, 5 rbi; Taylor Haag 2-for-5; Keely Meagher 3-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Whitney Woehler 4-for-5, 3b, 3 runs, rbi; Jessica-Lee Klein 3-for-5, 2b, 2 rbi; Kayla Lieser 2-for-4, 2 runs, 3 rbi; Shelby Goltz 2-for-4 2 runs ... Morris: Sara Beyer 1-for-3; Kelsey Greenwaldt 1-for-2, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Payneville: Whitney Woehler (W) 7-2-3-2-2-4 ... Morris: M. Weatherbee 6-16-10-9-3-3; Kelsey Amundson 1-1-1-0-2-0; Sara Beyer 0-4-3-3-0-0
Morris Area 14, Paynesville 11
Morris Area's Sara Beyer hit a two-run homer in the third inning and followed with another two-run shot in the sixth.
After being handcuffed in the first game by Whitney Woehler, the Tigers scored seven times off her in 31/3 innings, although none of the runs were earned.
Mary Rentz also had two hits for the Tigers.
Jessica-Lee Klein crack-ed a solo home run in the fourth inning for the Bulldogs.
Morris 005 214 2 -- 14 8 1
Paynesville 422 102 x -- 11 15 8
HITTING - Morris: Mary Rentz 2-for-4, 2b, 3b, 3 runs, 4 rbi; Sara Beyer 2-for-4, 2 2-run HR, 3 runs, 4 rbi ... Paynesville: Jennifer Paul 3-for-5, 4 rbi; Whitney Woehler 3-for-4, 2b, 2 runs, rbi; Jessica-Lee Klein 2-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Kenzie Meagher 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Jasmine Kalkbrenner 2-for-4, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Morris: Kelsey Amundson (W) 5-14-11-11-2-2, M. Weatherbee 2-1-0-0-0-1 ... Paynesville: Whitney Woehler 3Zc-2-7-0-3-0, Jackie Skogland 3Xc-7-6-6-1-5