Prep Softball: Morris blasts ACGC
Tribune Staff Reports
MORRIS -- Tracy Meichsner invoked the 10-run rule with a two-run single in the sixth inning to cap a 4-for-5 performance at the plate and propel Morris/Chokio-Alberta past Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 18-8 in a West Central South Conference game Monday.
The Tigers (6-1, 7-1) started out scoring five runs in the first to establish control early and scored in every inning but the third.
Meischner also singled in a run in the fifth after starting out her day hitting a double and triple. Steph Hennen added three singles and Olivia Reimers another two in the Tigers' 12-hit attack.
Hennen laced two-run singles in the first and fourth innings.
ACGC (3-2, 3-5) got 10 hits off winning pitcher McKenzie VanBatavia and was sparked by Natasha Dallmann's two-run homer in the second and RBI double in the third. Paige Wilner supplied the Falcons with a two-run single in the sixth.
Morris/CA 18, ACGC 8
ACGC 021 212 -- 8 10 5
Morris/CA 520 524 -- 18 12 2
HITTING - ACGC: Sydney Larson 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Paige Wilner 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Erica Melbie 2-for-4; Natasha Dallmann 2-for-3, 2b, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Kelsey Kramer 1-for-3; Payton Wilner 3-for-3 ... Morris/Chokio-Alberta: McKenzie VanBatavia 1-for-3; Tracy Meichsner 4-for-5, 2b, 3b, 3 rbi; Steph Hennen 3-for-4, 4 rbi; Holly Amundson 1-for-3, rbi; Olivia Reimers 2-for-4; Brooke Wente 1-for-4, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- ACGC: Sydney Larson (L) 5-12-18-13-7-2 ... Morris/Chokio-Alberta: McKenzie VanBatavia (W) 6-10-8-4-1-4
Holdingford 9, BBE 2
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa made six errors to allow five unearned runs and the Jaguars fell to Holdingford 9-2 on Monday.
Amy Bast and Becca Gruber each had two hits for BBE and Michelle Sanders was 1-for-3 with a double.
Sanders took the, loss allowing nine runs and striking out five.
Holdingford............204 102 0 -- 9 12 1
BBE (0-5, 3-7).........001 100 0 -- 2 5 6
HITTING - Holdingford: Jena Volkers 3-for-4, 2 2b, rbi, Alyssa Ohman 3-for-4, 3 rbi ... BBE: Michelle Sanders 1-for-3, 2b, Amy Bast 2-for-3, 2b, Becca Gruber 2-for-3, Tia Halvorson 0-for-3, rbi, Sadie Tollefson 0-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Holdingford: Alyssa Ohman (W) 7-5-2-1-x-7 ... BBE: Michelle Sanders (L) 7-12-9-4-x-5