Prep Softball: KMS sweeps TMB to win Camden title
MURDOCK -- Sam Dunn fired a five-inning no-hitter while striking out nine and Erin Haglund followed with a two-hitter and 11 strikeouts in the finale as Kerkhoven swept Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 13-0 and 8-1 to capture the Camden Conference title outright.
The win in the first game was also the 300th career victory for KMS coach Eileen Suter.
In the opener, Courtney Olson went 3-for-3 and drove in two runs, Brooke Carlson went 3-for-4 and drove in a run. Brielle Hauge, Ellen Johnson, Lori McCain and Lyndsay Jorgenson had two hits apiece.
KMS (14-0, 16-0) sent 12 batters to the plate during its eight-run first inning.
In the second game, Olson went 4-for-4 and drove in two runs, McCain had two hits and knocked in four runs, Carlson finished 3-for-4, and Johnson and Haglund had two hits each.
KMS 13, TMB 0
KMS 821 20 --13 19 3
TMB 000 00 -- 0 0 1
HITTING - Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Ellen Johnson 2-for-4, 3b; Brooke Carlson 3-for-4, 3b, rbi; Sam Dunn 1-for-3, rbi; Erin Haglund 1-for-2; Emily Wentzel 1-for-1; Courtney Olson 3-for-3, 2 rbi; Brielle Hauge 2-for-2, 2 rbi; Kelsey Rothers 1-for-1; Lori McCain 2-for-3, rbi; Lyndsay Jorgenson 2-for-3, 2b ... Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: none
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Sam Dunn (W) 5-0-0-0-0-9 ... Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Jen Welu (L) 5-17-13-12-0-5
KMS 8, TMB 1
TMB 000 000 1 -- 1 2 1
KMS 401 111 x -- 8 14 1
HITTING - Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: A.Buysse 1-for-3; B.Britton 1-for-3 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Ellen Johnson 2-for-4; Brooke Carlson 3-for-4, 2b; Sam Dunn 1-for-3, rbi; Erin Haglund 2-for-4, rbi; Courtney Olson 4-for-4, 2b, 2 regi; Lori McCain 2-for-3, 4 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Jen Welu (L) 6-14-8-7-0-2 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Erin Haglund (W) 7-2-1-0-1-11
RCW 9, Minneota/Canby 3
The Renville County West Jaguars led 6-1 after three innings. Morgan Elliot made the lead stand finishing with a five-hitter with no walks. All three M/C runs were unearned.
Ashley Peterson went 3-for-3 and Lexi Freiborg hit an RBI double. Brittany Krogman added two hits and an RBI.
Jamie Lundberg was 3-for-3 for at the Danube field.
RCW 321 001 2 -- 9 10 2
Minneota/Canby 100 002 0 -- 3 5 3
HITTING - Renville County West: Ashley Peterson 3-for-3; Lexi Freiborg 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Emma Sharpe 1-for-2, rbi; Morgan Elliot 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Grace Robertson 1-for-3, rbi; Nora Kronlokken 1-for-4; Brittany Krogman 2-for-3, rbi ... Minneota/Canby: Jamie Lundberg 3-for-3, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Renville County West: Morgan Elliot (W) 7-5-3-0-0-3 ... Minneota/Canby: Amber Grengs (L) 5-8-7-7-3-4, Jenna Hennen 2-2-2-2-3-1
Minneota/Canby 7, RCW 3
Ashley Peterson had another strong game at the plate going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Emma Sharpe took the loss in two innings of work. Morgan Elliot threw the last five innings.
Minneota/Canby 121 210 0 -- 7 9 2
RCW 000 120 0 -- 3 6 2
HITTING - Minneota/Canby: Hannah Buis 2-for-4; Ricki Kallhoff 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Amber Grengs 3-for-4, 3 rbi ... Renville County West: Ashley Peterson 2-for-3, rbi; Lexi Freiborg 1-for-4, rbi; Emma Sharpe 1-for-4; Morgan Elliot 1-for-4; Molly Elliot 1-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minneota/Canby: Kelsea Tolk (W) 7-6-3-2-6-5 ... Renville County West: Emma Sharpe (L) 2-6-4-4-3-1, Morgan Elliot 5-3-3-2-2-1
MACCRAY 9, Dawson-Boyd 6
MACCRAY led 6-3 in the seventh before the Blackjacks tied it on back-to-homers by McKenzie Franzky and Kelsey Jurgenson, followed later by a fielder's choice RBI.
MACCRAY then scored three in the top of the eighth as Christal Stavne drove in two runs with a single and Khia Lohse knocked one in on a fielder's choice.
Hailey Goeman, who went 4-for-5, picked up the win in relief. Stavne also hit a 2-run HR and finished 3-for-4 with four RBI.
Jurgenson and Moriah Kuhlmann had three hits apiece for Dawson-Boyd.
MACCRAY 000 003 33 -- 9 13 3
D-Boyd 002 001 30 -- 6 12 0
HITTING - MACCRAY: Hailey Goeman 4-for-5, 2 runs, 2b, 2 sb's; Christal Stavne 3-for-4, 3 runs, 2-run HR, 4 rbi; Erica Bonnema 1-for-3; Abbey Thissen 1-for-3; Moranda Zimmer 1-for-3; Khia Lohsen 1-for-5, rbi; Leah Trulock 1-for-3; Rachel Davids 1-for-3, 2 rbi ... Dawson-Boyd: McKenzie Franzky 2-for-3, 2b, solo HR, rbi; Kelsey Jurgenson 3-for-4, 2 runs, 2b, solo HR, rbi; Kendra Lindblad 1-for-4; Moriah Kuhlmann 3-for-5, 2 rbi; Danielle Strand 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Kelsi Schuelke 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- MACRAY: Moranda Zimmer 6-10-5-5-4-3, Hailey Goeman (W) 2-2-1-1-2-0 ... Dawson-Boyd: Kendra Lindblad (L) 8-12-0-8-7-9
MACCRAY 4, Dawson-Boyd 3
MACCRAY scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh on a walkoff single by Erica Bonnema. Hailey Goeman started the rally with a single, then stole second and moved to third on a wild pitch.
Goeman also scattered eight hits in going the distance for the win.
Kelsey Jurgenson went 3-for-4, including a double and a triple, for Dawson-Boyd. Kendra Lindblad went 2-for-3.
D-Boyd 001 011 0 -- 3 8 1
MACCRAY 002 100 1 -- 4 7 3
HITTING - Dawson-Boyd: Kelsey Jurgenson 3-for-4, 2b, 3b; Kendra Lindblad 2-for-3, 2b; Danielle Strand 1-for-3; Kaitlin Johnshoy 1-for-3, rbi; Kelsey Collins 1-for-3 ... MACCRAY: Paige Ammermann 1-for-3; Hailey Goeman 1-for-3; Christal Stavne 1-for-1; Erica Bonnema 1-for-1, rbi; Khia Lohse 1-for-2; Rachel Davids 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Dawson-Boyd: Katie Huot (L) 7-7-4-3-3-4 ... MACCRAY: Hailey Goeman (W) 7-8-3-2-3-10
West Central South
Benson/Hancock 8, YME 3
Sara Rajewsky earned the win in the pitcher's circle and also uncorked a solo home run at the plate to spark Benson/Hancock. Rajewsky gave up eight hits, two earned runs and struck out six.
Rajewsky, Kenzie Jensen and Tasha Wiebold had two hits apiece for the BraveOwls, while Ashly Sneller went 3-for-4 for Yellow Medicine East. Allie Trudel added two hits for the Sting.
Ben./Hancock 103 112 0 -- 8 10 1
YME 110 000 1 -- 3 8 5
HITTING - Benson/Hancock: Kenzie Jensen 2-for-2, 3 runs; Tasha Wiebold 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Sara Rajewsky 2-for-3, 2b, solo HR, 2 runs, rbi; Kelsey Hammerschmidt 1-for-4; Jenna Hanson 1-for-2; Datriana Jensen 1-for-3; Samantha Berens 1-for-2, rbi ... Yellow Medicine East: Danie Roden 1-for-4; Ashly Sneller 3-for-4, 2b; Allie Trudel 2-for-4, rbi; Angie Scheffler 1-for-3, rbi; Haley Fischer 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson/Hancock: Sara Rajewsky (W) 7-8-3-2-4-6 ... Yellow Medicine East: Allie Trudel (L) 7-10-8-3-2-2
Hutchinson 5, Litchfield 1
Litchfield scored its lone run in the sixth inning when Leah Randt came home on Hailey Horstmann's double. Randt and Kelsey Fisher had two hits each for the Dragons.
Hutchinson 030 020 0 -- 5 7 0
Litchfield 000 001 0 -- 1 6 1
HITTING - Hutchinson: Bute 2-for-3, rbi; Monahan 2-for-2, 2 runs ... Litchfield: Hailey Horstmann 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Kelsey Fisher 2-for-3; Anna Dollerschell 1-for-1; Leah Randt 2-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Hutchinson: Nagg (W) 7-6-1-1-1-6 ... Litchfield: Hailey Horstmann (L) 7-7-5-2-1-2
Hutchinson 13, Litchfield 3
Hailey Horstmann and Anna Dollerschell scored on wild pitches and Alexi Besser, who got Litchfield's only hit, scored on a bases-loaded walk for the Dragons.
Litchfield 002 01 -- 3 1 3
Hutchinson 063 4x --13 13 1
HITTING - Litchfield: Alexi Besser 1-for-2 ... Hutchinson: Christie 3-for-4, 2 2b's, rbi; Bute 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 2 rbi; Kucera 2-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Hailey Horstmann (L) 3-10-9-3-2-1, Kelsey Fisher 1-3-4-4-2-0 ... Hutchinson: Kucera (W) 5-1-3-3-6-9