Prep Softball: RCW slugs its way past BOLD
Tribune Staff Reports
DANUBE -- Nora Kronlokken's eighth-inning single brought home Brittany Krogman with the winning run in Renville County West's 12-11 victory over BOLD on Monday.
The Jaguars had to rally from a five-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning to force the extra inning.
BOLD scored seven runs in the second and four in the fourth to take an 11-3 lead. RCW scratched out three runs in the fifth, then knotted the game with a wild seventh inning.
RCW scored its five runs on four walks, three BOLD errors, a single and a double.
In the eighth, with two outs, Krogman doubled, reached third on a wild pitch and scored on Kronlokken's single to right field.
The Jaguars, now 4-7 overall, plays next against Minneota/Canby at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in Danube.
RCW 12, BOLD 11
BOLD...................070 400 00 -- 11 17 6
RCW....................300 030 51 -- 12 9 5
HITTING - BOLD: Taylor Ebnet 1-for-6 rbi, Raquel Amberg 2-for-6 2b, Bailey Elbert 2-for-5 rbi-2, Paige Larsen 1-for-5 2b, Laura Jungers 2-for-4 hr rbi-3, Rae Larsen 3-for-5, Carly Sigurdson 3-for-5, Andrea Maher 2-for-4 2b rbi-2, Brea Grund 1-for-5 ... RCW: Brittany Krogman 1-for-5 2b, Nora Kronlokken 3-for-6 2b-2 rbi, Lexi Freiborg 2-for-4, Chelsi Ahl 1-for-1, Lexi Bakker 1-for-3, Karly Aeikens 1-for-1 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: P.Larson 4.1-3-6-3-8-2, Grund (L) 3.1-6-6-4-5-3 ... RCW: Cassidy Fransen (W) 8-17-11-7-1-6
Mady Phillips withstood 12 hits in the pitching circle as her Lakers' teammates played errorless ball to beat the BraveOwls, who stranded runners in every inning -- nine total.
Minnewaska led 2-1 in the top of the sixth when Julie Helander's two-run four-bagger padded the lead.
That was only the fourth hit off losing pitcher Kayla Jones who walked 4 and gave up two earned runs.
Gabi Doscher went 3-for-3 and scored Benson/Hancock's only run when Victoria Manska singled in the bottom of the second to tie the score 1-1.
Minnewaska 010 102 0 -- 4 4 0
Benson/Hancock...010 000 0 -- 1 12 4
HITTING - Minnewaska: Kaylyn Oberg 1-for-3, Kaylee Jacobs 1-for-4, Julie Helander 1-for-2, 2-run HR; Mady Phillips 0-for-1, 3 runs; Courtney Schmidt 1-for-3, rbi ... Benson/
Hancock: McKenzie Jensen 2-for-4, Kelsey Hammerschmidt 1-for-4, Kendra Schmidgall 2-for-4, Kayla Jones 1-for-4, 2b; Alyssa Hughes 1-for-4, Gabi Doscher 3-for-3, run; Victoria Manska 1-for-4, rbi; Jenna Hanson 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minnewaska: Mady Phillips (W) 7-12-1-1-2-6 ... Benson/Hancock: Kayla Jones (L) 7-4-4-2-4-1