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Prep softball roundup: Benson’s Forbord no-hits YME

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GRANITE FALLS — Benson/Hancock began the spring 0-8 but now is 3-8, winning three games over a 24-hour span.

Allie Forbord was the winning pitcher in each, the most recent a no-hitter as the BraveOwls swept Yellow Medicine East 10-8 and 7-0 on Friday.

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She pitched 4.1 innings of scoreless relief in Game 1. On Thursday, she got the win in the BraveOwls’ 15-11 win over ACGC.

Game One

Benson/Hancock 10, YME 8

YME put up all eight of its runs in the bottom of the third for a 8-5 lead. B/H scored three in the sixth and two more in the seventh to go ahead.

Shahleah Schmidt went 4-for-4 and scored three runs for the BraveOwls. Megan Odegard had a bases loaded double in the Sting’s third.

Benson/H            212 003 2 — 10  11 2 

YME      008 000 0  — 8  12  4

HITTING – B-H: Brittney Kurkosky 1-for-5, 2 runs, rbi; Kayla Crowell 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Addie Forbord 2-for-4, rbi; Nicole Berens 1-for-4, Shaleah Schmidt 4-for-4, 3 runs; Madyson Krienke 1-for-4 … YME: Megan Odegard 2-for-5, 2b, 3 rbi; Sam Rigge 1-for-4, rbi; Allie Zieske 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Allison Carmany 2-for-4, Marissa Sneller 2-for-4, rbi; Becca Rigge 1-for-4, Madie Haggert 1-for-3, rbi, 2 runs

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — B-H: Kurkosky 2.2-8-8-8-1-1, Forbord (W) 4.1-4-0-0-0-4 … YME: Mariah Norell 7-11-10-1-1-4

Game Two

Benson/Hancock 7,

YME 0

Forbord allowed one Sting baserunner—on a walk to Megan Odegard, the YME leadoff, and she fanned five.

Kamri Kalthoff, Brittney Kurkosky and Peyton Doscher each supplied two hits off losing pitcher Hailey Enstad.

YME      000 000 0 — 0  0 2

Benson/Han       050 011 x — 5  8 0

HITTING – YME: no hits… Benson/Hancock: Kamri Kalthoff 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 rbi, 2b; Brittany Kurkosky 2-for-4, 2-for-4, rbi; Krista Motzko 1-for-3, 2b, rbi, bb; Kayla Cromwell 1-for-3, Peyton Doscher 2-for-3, rbi, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Benson/Han: Addie Forbord (W) 7-0-0-0-1-7  … Yellow Medicine East: Hailey Enstad (L) 6-8-7-3-4-3

BOLD 3, Paynesville 0

OLIVIA — BOLD’s Morgan Flann spun a two-hit shutout, walking four and fanning four in the Warriors’ 3-0 win over Paynesville on Friday.

The Bulldogs’ Brooke Hemmesch was sharp, too, spinning a five-hitter with one walk and eight strikeouts.

This well-played game was scoreless through five innings. In the bottom of the sixth, Lauren Kopel and Paige Larson knocked in runs in the Warriors’ three-run inning.

Paynesville         000 000 0 — 0  2  2 

BOLD    000 003 x — 3  5  1 

HITTING – Paynesville: Emma Stevens 1-for-3, Hannah Lang 1-for-3 … BOLD: Lauren Kopel 1-for-3, rbi; Paige Larson 1-for-3, rbi; Peyton Weis 1-for-3, Bailey Elbert 1-for-2, Allison Krause 0-for-1, run, sb

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Paynesville: Brooke Hemmesch (L) 6-5-3-3-1-8 … BOLD: Morgan Flann (W) 7-2-0-0-4-4

Minnewaska 4,

Sauk Centre 2

After back-to-back two-out RBI singles from Morgan Majerus and Kacia Kollman in the top half of the seventh inning to give Minnewaska a 4-0 lead, Sauk Centre got a pair of RBI singles itself in the bottom half but the Mainstreeters couldn’t get any more offense generated, allowing the Lakers to improve to 10-5.

Shanae Suchy doubled and scored on Allyssa Engfer’s single in the first and Carley Stewart slugged a solo home run over the fence in left-center to give Mady Phillips some early support. Phillips got the win after throwing all seven frames, allowing just six hits while striking out four.

The Lakers host Sauk Centre and Wadena-Deer Creek on Monday.

Minnewaska       100 010 2 — 4 9 2

Sauk Centre       000 000 2 — 2 6 4

HITTING – Minnewaska: Mady Phillips 1-for-4; Shanae Suchy 2-for-4, 2 2b; Allyssa Engfer 1-for-3, rbi; Ashley Bakko 1-for-4; Morgan Majerus 1-for-4, rbi; Kacia Kollman 1-for-4, rbi; Mason Schlief 1-for-4; Carley Stewart 1-for-3, solo HR, rbi … Sauk Centre: Emily Winters 2-for-3, rbi; Amanda Lahr 1-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Minnewaska: Phillips (W) 7-6-2-2-0-4 … Sauk Centre: Katelyn Durbin (L) 7-9-4-3-0-6

Melrose 16, ACGC 6

The visiting Dutchmen staked a 12-4 lead after three innings and outhit Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 12-7 in a six-inning contest.

Katie Moore doubled twice — including one in the fifth that drove in two runs — and singled to pace the Falcons’ seven-hit attack. Jacey Nelson added two hits and Kim Swenson knocked in Moore in the second with a single.

ACGC (3-7, 3-8) hosts Montevideo at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.

Melrose                174 031 — 16 12 3

ACGC    130 020 —  6   7  9

HITTING – Melrose: Justine Revermann 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Sandra Sprenger 3-for-5, 2 rbi; Sheila Poepping 2-for-5, 2 rbi … ACGC: Katie Moore 3-for-3, 2 2b, 2 rbi; Jacey Nelson 2-for-3; Kim Swenson 1-for-3, rbi; Rylie Wilner 1-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Melrose: Emily Revermann (W) 6-7-6-4-1-3 … ACGC: Nelson (L) 6-12-16-9-5-4

Camden

Game One

Dawson-Boyd 13,

RCW 3

The Blackjacks scored 10 first-inning runs and downed RCW, thanks in large part to nine Jaguars errors.

Justine Flattum had three hits and drove in three runs and Hailey Mork and Helena Olson both had three hits.

Brittany Krogman and Morgan Zaske both drove in runs for RCW.

Dawson-Boyd     (10)10 20 — 13 14 0 

RCW      000 03 —   3  4  9 

HITTING – Dawson-Boyd: Justine Flattum 3-4 rbi-3, Alyssa Strand 2-4 rbi, Andrea Lee 1-4 rbi-2, Sadie Zaiser 2-4 rbi-2, Hailey Mork 3-4, Helena Olson 3-4 … Renville County West: Brittany Krogman 1-3 rbi, Morgan Zaske 1-2 rbi, Nora Kronlokken 1-2, Malerie Thompson 1-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Dawson-Boyd: Zaiser (W) 5-4-3-3-3-3 … Renville County West: Cassidy Fransen (L) 5-14-13-5-0-7

Game Two

RCW 7, Dawson-Boyd 1

Cassidy Fransen worked a solid game, allowing three hits and no walks as the Jaguars earned a split of the doubleheader.

Brooke Engstrom had three hits and two RBIs and Lexi Bakker also had three hits and drove in a run.

RCW      000 142 0 — 7 14 1 

Dawson-Boyd     100 000 0 — 1  3  2 

HITTING – Renville County West: Brittany Harazin 1-3, B. Krogman 1-4 rbi, Lexi Bakker 3-4 2b rbi, Zaske 2-4 2b rbi, Brooke Engstrom 3-4 rbi-2, Kronlokken 1-4, Fransen 2-3, Carli Krogman 1-3 … Dawson-Boyd: Flattum 1-3, A. Lee 1-3 rbi, Kirsten Johnson 1-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Renville County West: Fransen (W) 7-3-1-0-0-2 … Dawson-Boyd: Zaiser (L) 7-14-7-5-0-7

Game One

Minnesota/Can./LHI 27, LQPV 13

MCLH.....................103 62(15) —27 14 0  LQPV        021 541—13 11 7 

HITTING – MCLH: Brandi Merritt 2-for-4, 4 runs, 3b, HR … LQPV: Kelsey Lund 2-for-3, rbi; Taniah Tosel 2-for-2, 3 runs, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — MCLH: Brooke Bauman (W) … LQPV: Kylee Larson (L)

Game Two

Minneota/Can./LHI 12,

LQPV 2

LQPV    200  00 — 2  5  0

MCLH   371 0x —12 11 0  

HITTING – LQPV: Allie Jensen 1-for-2, Maddie Jensen 1-for-3, Morgan Croatt 1-for-3, Tosel 1-for-2, Jenny Arnold 1-for-2, Kelsey Lund 0-for-2, bb, run … MCLH: Alex DeSmet 2-for-4, 2 runs, HR, 3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — LQPV: Kylee Larson (L) 2-9-12-12-2-5 … MCLH:  Becca Kallhoff (W) 5-5-2-2-3-6

Game One

RTR 7, MACCRAY 6

Russell-Tyler-Ruthon’s Nicole Enemark shut down the Wolverines over the final three innings to protect a one-run lead in the first game of a Camden Conference doubleheader on Friday.

Jen Sommers was 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI and Emily Wrede and Laura Hauser both had two hits. Wrede and Emily Orwick both drove in two runs.

MACCRAY          024 000 0 — 6 9 0 

RTR      022 300 0 — 7 9 0 

HITTING – MACCRAY: Emily Wrede 2-4 rbi-2, Laura Hauser 2-2 r, Jen Sommers 3-4 2b-2 rbi, Haylee Sandry 1-2 r-2, Emily Orwick 1-2 rbi-2 … Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Kaylie Neilson 3-3 rbi-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — MACCRAY: Maddy Zurn (L) 2-6-4-4-3-1, Orwick 1-0-2-2-4-1, Sommers 3-3-1-1-0-3 … Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Nicole Eremark 7-9-6-6-1-5

Game Two

MACCRAY 17, RTR 7

Jen Sommers homered and drove in five runs and Kim Trulock and Emily Wrede both drove in three runs as the Wolverines salvaged a split on Friday.

MACCRAY’s Molly Friese and Kali Groen both had a pair of hits.

RTR      203 20 —   7  8  0 

MACCRAY          318 5x — 17 12 3

HITTING – Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Neilson 2-2 rbi-2 … MACCRAY: Wrede 2-4 rbi-3, Molly Friese 2-3 rbi, Sommers 1-3 hr rbi-5, Kali Groen 2-3 rbi, Kim Trulock 2-3 rbi-3, Haylee Sandrey 1-2 rbi-2, Ellie Hultgren 1-3 rbi-2, Orwick 1-2 3b r-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Anna Madsen (L) 2-2-5-5-3-1, Enemark 2-12-12-12-0-3 … MACCRAY: Annie Sandry (W) 3.1-6-7-5-3-6, Sommers 1.2-0-0-0-1-1

Wright County

Game One

Glencoe-Silver Lake 2, Litchfield 1

The Panthers converted 14 hits and 11 free passes into 20 runs, only 10 earned as the Dragons committed 3 errors. Grace Spanos had an RBI hit in the fourth.

GSL       350 57—20 14  0 

Litchfield             000 10 — 1   3  3 

HITTING – Glencoe-Silver Lake: Josie Schmitt 3-for-3, HR; Ryley Oliver 2-for-2, Piper Davis 2-for-2, 2b; Rachel Rusten 2-for-4, Erika Ribar 2-for-3, 2b …Litchfield: Tasha Stubida 1-for-1, Bryanna St. Pierre 1-for-1, Grace Spanos 1-for-2, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — GSL: Moriah Maunu (W) 3-0-0-0-2-2, Layne Herrmann 2-3-1-1-0-2 … Litchfield: Kirsten Weseman (L) 5-14-20-10-11-5

Game Two

GSL 12, Litchfield 4

Maddy Benson went 2-for-2 as the Dragons outhit the Panthers 8-7. GSL drew 11 walks again.

Litchfield             030 000 1 —  4  8  3 

GSL       330 141 x —12  7  3

HITTING – Litchfield: Maddy Benson 2-for-2, rbi; Maddie Grates 1-for-3, rbi; K Kirsten Weseman 1-for-2, 2b; Grace Spanos 1-for-3, 1b; Bryanna St. Pierre 1-for-4, Tasha Stubeda 1-for-4, rbi; Ashley Warren 1-for-3, rbi … Glencoe-Silver Lake: Steph Klockmann 3-for-4, HR

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Litchfield: Ashley Warren (L) 6-7-12-5-11-4 … GSL: Moriah Maunu (W) 6-6-3-3-3-11, Becca Green 1-1-1-0-2-0

Dassel-Cokato 6, NLS 5

Dassel-Cokato scored the tying run with two outs in the seventh inning and Sarah Kivisto’s base hit in the top of the ninth won it for the Chargers on Friday in New London.

Kivisto was tough to deal with in relief of starter Emily Johnson. Kivisto worked 5.1 innings, allowing two hits and striking out 13.

NLS’ Lisa Dobbelaere was 2-for-4 and drove in a run and Alyssa Fredrick was 2-for-4.

The Wildcats play a Wright County Conference doubleheader at Litchfield on Monday, beginning at 4 p.m.

D-C        200 010 201 — 6 11 2 

NLS       300 200 000 — 5  8  6

HITTING – Dassel-Cokato: Cara Morris 3-4 3b rbi, Bobbie Jo Benda 2-5 3b rbi-2 … New London-Spicer: Lisa Dobbelaere 2-4 rbi, Taylor Thunstedt 1-5, Bri Fredrick 1-4, Megan Thorson 1-4 3b, Alyssa Fredrick 2-4, Kelsey Rustad 1-3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Visitor: Emily Johnson 3.2-6-5-3-3-3, Sarah Kivisto (W) 5.1-2-0-0-1-13 … Home: Rustad (L) 9-11-6-4-2-7

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