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Tribune photo by Tom Larson Montevideo’s Paige Jorgenson rips a single that brings home the game-winning run in the Thunder Hawks come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Morris/Chokio-Alberta on Tuesday in Montevideo.

Prep softball roundup: Morris/CA, Monte split doubleheader

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MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo rallied in its final at bat to win game one against Morris/Chokio-Alberta, but the Tigers rebounded themselves, winning game two to earn a split of the West Central South Conference doubleheader on Tuesday.

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Paige Jorgenson singled home the winning run in game one, capping a Thunder Hawks rally the ended in a 4-3 victory.

In game two, the home-team Tigers scored in every inning but the fifth and won 9-7.

In game one, trailing 3-1, Montevideo’s Jessie Janisch was hit by a pitch with one out and scored on Ashley Hoehne’s triple. Kelsey Quigley tied the game, driving in Hoehne, with a single, and Quigley later scored with winning run on Jorgenson’s two-out single.

 In game two, MCA’s Abby Olson was 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs. Becca Holland had two hits and scored two runs and Nicole Strobel had two hits and drove in a run.

The ThunderHawks are 9-5 overall and they play at doubleheader at Yellow Medicine East in Granite Falls at 4 p.m. Friday.

Game One

Montevideo 4,

Morris/CA 3

Morris/CA            011 100 — 3 4 2 

Home    001 003 — 4 5 3 

HITTING – Morris/CA: Becca Holland 2-3, Brianna Abril 1-2, Chelsey Ehleringer 1-2 … Montevideo: Kelsey Olson 1-3, Jessie Janisch 1-3 rbi, Ashley Hoehne 1-3 3b rbi, Kelsey Quigley 1-2 rbi, Paige Jorgenson 1-3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Morris/CA: LP-McKenzie Van Batavia 5.2-5-4-3-2-7 … Montevideo: WP-Kiersti Grey 6-4-3-2-6-0

Game Two

Morris/CA 9,

Montevideo 7

Montevideo         011 401 — 7 8 4 

Morris/CA            221 40x — 9 8 3 

HITTING – Montevideo: Janisch 2-3 hr rbi r-2, Hoehne 2-4 rbi-2, Quigley 3-4 2b, Hannah Kuno 1-4 … Morris/CA: Sadie Fischer 1-4, Holland 2-3 r-2, Abby Olson 2-3 3b rbi-3, Nicole Strobel 2-2 rbi, Ehleringer 1-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Montevideo: LP-Hoehne 5-8-9-6-7-2 … Morris/CA: WP-Abril 1.1-2-1-1-0-1

West Central South

Game One

Paynesville 17, BOLD 1

Paynesville completed an undefeated regular season taking a pair from West Central South rival BOLD on a hot and windy Tuesday 17-1 and 11-2.

That brings their record to 15-0 with section seeding this evening.

Coach Tim Woehler said he was told it is the first time Paynesville softball has posted an undefeated regular season.

Megan Schaefer was the winner in Game 1 and younger sister Kayla Schaefer in Game 2.

BOLD    000 10 — 1  4  0  

Paynesville         183 5x —17 12  1 

HITTING – BOLD: Taylor Ebnet 1-for-3, Lauren Kopel 1-for-3, Morgan Flann 1-for-1, run; Baylie Kubesh 1-for-2, rbi, 2b… Paynesville: Sam Dahl 1-for-1, 4 runs; Bri Stang 2-for-2, 3 runs, 3 rbi, 2 2bs; Kayla Schaefer 1-for-2, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Brook Wuertz 1-for-2, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Allie Stanger 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Brittany Slangen 2-for-2, 2b; Lexi Skoglund 2-for-4, 2 rbi, 2b;

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – BOLD: Flann (L) … Paynesville: Meagan Schaefer (W) 5-4-1-1-1-5

Game Two

Paynesville 11, BOLD 2

Paynesville         380 000  —11 6 4 

BOLD    100 100 — 2  3  3 

HITTING – Paynesville: Bri Stang 2-for-4, 2b; Kayla Schaefer 1-for-3, 2 runs, 3 rbi, 2b; Brooke Wuertz 2-for-2, 2 runs, 4 rbi, 3b; Megan Schaefer 1-for-1, rbi… BOLD: Taylor Ebnet 1-for-4, Paige Larsen 1-for-3, Andrea Maher 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Paynesville: Megan Schaefer 2-2-1-0-1-1, Kayla Schaefer (W) 3-1-1-0-2-2, Brooke Wuertz 1-0-0-0-0-1… BOLD: Lauren Kopel (L) 6-6-11-9-8-1

Benson/Hancock 7,

ACGC 2

Kayla Jones allowed five hits and struck out eight to earn the pitching win and she also doubled in a run in the BraveOwls’ West Central South Conference win.

Krista Motzko was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, and Britt Kurkosky also had a double among her two hits.

Katie Peterson and Jacey Nelson drove in ACGC’s runs.

The Falcons are 5-3 in the league and 9-5 overall. They are the No. 2 seed in the upcoming 5A West Subsection playoffs and play host to No. 7-seed Upsala at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

B/H        202 210 0 — 7 5 1 

ACGC    000 000 2 — 2 5 5 

HITTING – Benson/Hancock: Krista Motzko 2-3 2b rbi, Britt Kurkosky 2-3 2b, Kayla Jones 1-4 2b rbi … ACGC: Natasha Dallmann 1-3, Katie Moore 1-2, Hanna Lang 1-3, Katie Peterson 1-3 rbi, Jacey Nelson 1-2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Benson/Hancock: WP-Jones 7-5-2-2-0-8 … ACGC: LP-Sydney Larson 7-5-7-3-3-14

West Cent. North

Game One

Minnewaska 12,

Melrose 2

The Lakers needed only six hits to score six earned runs as Melrose committed five errors and issued six walks.

Winning pitcher Madison Phillips and Allyssa Engfer drove in two runs each for the Lakers, who batted 12 in a six-run fourth. In the pitcher’s circle, Phillips fanned three without walking a batter and gave up five hits.

Melrose                200 00 —  2  5 5

Minnewaska       330 6x — 12 6 0

HITTING – Melrose: Revermann 1-2 3b rbi … Minnewaska: Madison Phillips 1-3 2-rbi, Allyssa Engfer 1-3 2-rbi, Kacia Kollman 1-3, Sydney Joos 1-3 2b rbi, Colleen Rutledge 1-2 rbi, Shanae Suchy 1-1 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Melrose: Springer (L) … Minnewaska: Phillips (W) 5-5-2-2-0-3

Game Two

Minnewaska 13, Melrose 2

Another rout earned Minnewaska its first outright conference title since 2010. The Lakers shared the conference crown with Albany last year.

A 3-1 game through four innings in Minnewaska’s favor quickly turned ugly for Melrose as the Lakers (7-1, 12-4) sent up 19 batters in the fifth and sixth to score five runs in both frames.

Minnewaska churned out 14 hits with Lexi Amundson supplying three of them to knock in two runs. Allyssa Engfer, Kacia Kollman and Taylor Noetzelman added two hits each to support another win for Phillips.

Minnewaska       111 055 — 13 14 3

Melrose                000 110 —  2   2  3

HITTING – Minnewaska: Phillips 1-4, Lexi Amundson 3-4 2-rbi, Julie Helander 1-5 2b rbi, Engfer 2-4 rbi, Kollman 2-4 2b 3b, Joos 1-2, Rutledge 1-2 2b 2-rbi, Taylor Noetzelman 2-4 rbi, Mikayla Cypher 1-1 … Melrose: Poepping 1-3, Rousch 1-2 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Minnewaska: Phillips (W) 5-1-2-1-1-3, Rachel Bakko 1-1-0-0-0-0 … Melrose: Revermann (L)

Camden

Game One

TMB 14, RCW 0

Jenna Stoneberg and Casey Iverson each had 3 RBIs for Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.

Renville County West fell to 2-13 overall.

RCW (2-13)          000 00 — 0 4 6

TMB      048 2x — 14 13 1

HITTING – RCW: Alexis Bakker 1-2, Mallory Thompson 1-2, Carina Zaske 1-2, Analisa Zaske 1-2 … TMB: Courtney Paczkowski 2-4, 3b, rbi, Jenna Stoneberg 3-4, rbi-3, Casey Iverson 3-4, 2b, rbi-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – RCW: LP-Molly Elliot 3-10-12-10-7-1 … TMB: WP-Jenny Welu

Game Two

TMB 13, RCW 6

Morgan Zaske knocked 2 doubles and drove in 3 runs for the Jaguars.

Mallory Thompson and Analisa Zaske each had 2 hits.

TMB      723 01 — 13 11 4

RCW      033 00 — 6 7 10

HITTING – TMB: Jenny Welu 2-4, Jenna Stoneburg 2-4, 2 2b, rbi, Galiya Bitton 2-4, rbi-2 … RCW: Alexis Bakker 1-2, Mallory Thompson 2-2, Morgan Zaske 2-2, 2 2b, rbi-3, Analisa Zaske 2-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – TMB: WP-Jenny Welu … RCW: LP-Cassidy Fransen 5-11-12-7-0-2

Game One

Minneota/Canby 4,

MACCRAY 0

The Wolverines struggled offensively and dropped a pair to Minneota/Canby on Tuesday.

The Wolverines fell 4-0 in game one and 2-1 in game two.

Emily Wrede and Haylee Sandry had a pair of hits for the Wolverines and Jennifer Sommers absorbed two tough losses, allowing just six hits in the two games.

The Wolverines play KMS in a doubleheader Thursday beginning at 4:30 p.m.

MACCRAY          000 00 — 0 4 2 

Minneota/Canby                000 4x — 4 3 1 

HITTING – MACCRAY: Emily Wrede 1-2, Jennifer Sommers 1-2, Haylee Sandry 1-2, Kaylee Hammerschmidt 1-2 2b … Minneota/Canby: Ricki Kallhoff 1-2, Kelsea Tolk 1-2, Emily Stienessen 1-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – MACCRAY: LP-Sommers 5-3-4-3-2-3 … Minneota-Canby: WP-Tolk

Game Two

Minne 2, MACCRAY 1

Minneota/Canby                000 20 — 2 3 1 

MACCRAY          100 00 — 1 3 1 

HITTING – Minneota/Canby: Brandi Merritt 1-2, Shay Buysse 1-2 2b … MACCRAY: Molly Friese 1-1 r, Wrede 1-3, Sandry 1-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Minneota/Canby: WP-Brook Bauman … MACCRAY: LP-Sommers 5-3-2-2-2-2

Non-Conference

YME 6, Sauk Centre 5

Allie Trudel’s leadoff double in the bottom half of the 10th inning and an errant throw from Sauk Centre allowed Yellow Medicine East to win an inter-West Central conference game.

Sam Rigge scored twice pinch running for Trudel, who was 3-for-5 at the plate to support her complete-game win in the pitcher’s circle. Trudel struck out nine and held Sauk Centre to seven hits.

Marissa Sneller, Allie Zieske and Cassie Struffert had two hits each for YME (4-9).

SC          202 001 000 0 — 5  7  7

YME      110 012 000 1 — 6 13 5

HITTING – Sauk Centre: Becca Moe 2-5 3b, Jena Klaphake 1-5 3b, Amanda Kulzer 1-4 rbi, Jordy Gamradt 1-3 2-rbi … YME: Marissa Sneller 2-5 2-runs, Allie Trudel 3-5 2b, Allie Zieske 2-6 2b, Cassie Struffert 2-6 rbi, Nena McCalla 1-5, Megan Odegard 1-4, Ariel Sakry 1-6, Brooke Blue 1-5

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Sauk Centre: Katelyn Durbin (L) … YME: Trudel (W) 10-7-5-2-4-9

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