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Prep softball roundup: Willmar splits doubleheader with Apollo

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ST. CLOUD — Megan Rudnick had three hits, including a two-run home run, to lead Willmar to a 12-7 win over St. Cloud Apollo and a split of a Central Lakes Conference doubleheader on Thursday.

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The Eagles took Game One 11-2.

Rudnick also scored four runs in the second game, and McKenzie Hastad was 3-for-4 and drove in two runs.

Allie Roehl and Jamie Reyes both had a pair of hits, and Jordan Martins and Sarah Stadem both had two RBIs and combined to score four runs.

Stadem and Martins drove in Willmar’s runs in Game One.

The Cardinals play Sartell at 5 p.m. Friday in Willmar to wrap up the Central Lakes Conference season, then play KMS in their final regular-season game  on Monday at Willmar High School.

Game One

Apollo 11, Willmar 2

Willmar                000 101 0 —   2  4  4 

SC Apollo            800 111 x — 11 13 4 

HITTING – Willmar: Megan Rudnick 1-3 r-2, Jordan Martins 1-2 sac rbi, Sarah Stadem 1-3 rbi, Hannah Schirm 1-3 … St. Cloud Apollo: Caitlyn Pederson 3-5 2b r, Brooke Benner 3-5 rbi-2 r-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Willmar: Leah Ruter (L) 6-13-11-10-6-6 … St. Cloud Apollo: Hannah Reichl (W) 7-4-2-1-0-7

Game Two

Willmar 12, Apollo 7

SC Apollo            400 012 0 —  7  13 6 

Willmar                410 214 x — 12 13 0 

HITTING – St. Cloud Apollo: Benner 3-4 rbi-2 r-2, Courtney Mueller 2-4 rbi-2 r … Willmar: Allie Roehl 2-4 2b r-3, Jamie Reye 2-4 rbi r, Rudnick 3-4 hr rbi-2 r-4, Martins 1-3 2b rbi-2 r, Stadem 1-4 rbi-2 r-3, McKenzie Hastad 3-4 rbi-2, Amelia Amon 1-3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — St. Cloud Apollo: Reichl (L) … Willmar: Lexi Kopacek (W) 7-13-7-7-1-1

Wright County

Litchfield 6, NLS 1

The New London-Spicer softball team split a doubleheader with Wright County Conference rival Litchfield, including completing a game suspended earlier in the week.

In Game One, NLS’ Taylor Thunstedt was 2-for-4 with a double and Litchfield’s Tasha Stubeda homered and drove in three runs.

 The Wildcats play Mayer Lutheran at 4 p.m. today in New London before opening the Section 3AA playoffs at Marshall on Tuesday.

NLS       000 100 0 — 1 4 1 

Litchfield             004 002 x — 7 8 2 

HITTING – New London-Spicer: Taylor Thunstedt 2-4 2b, Lisa Dobbelaere 1-4, Lindsay Vagle 1-3 2b … Litchfield: Ashley Warren 2-4, Grace Spanos 1-4, Tasha Stubeda 1-3 hr rbi-3, Kirsten Weseman 1-3 rbi, Maddy Benson 2-3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — New London-Spicer: Kelsie Rustad (L) 6-8-7-6-5-7 … Litchfield: Weseman (W) 7-4-1-0-4-5

NLS 14, Litchfield 2

The Wildcats ramped up the offense on Thursday, scoring eight runs in the third inning to all but wrap up the game.

Thunstedt had two hits and an RBI. Dobbelaere and Arica Clancy also drove in runs.

Rustad allowed one earned run and no walks for the win.

Litchfield             001 00 —  2  3 2

NLS       338 0x — 14 6 3 

HITTING – Litchfield: Spanos 1-2, Weseman 1-2, Hallie Euerle 1-2, Warren 0-2 rbi … New London-Spicer: Thunstedt 2-3 rbi, Dobbelaere 1-3 rbi, Bri Fredrick 1-2, Espi Austvold 1-1, Arica Clancy 1-3 rbi, Megan Thorson 0-2 rbi, Vagle 0-2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Litchfield: Warren (L) … New London-Spicer: Rustad (W) 5-3-2-1-0-2

Camden

Game One

Lakeview 5, LQPV 3

Lakeview scored twice on wild pitches in the first, and Emily Streich drove in runs in the second and fourth for the Lakers.

LQPV’s Kelsea Lund was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Lakeview             210 200 0 — 5 5 1

LQPV    000 030 0 — 3 5 0

HITTING – Lakeview: Emily Streich 2-3, rbi-2, r-2, Sadie Stelter 1-4, 2b, rbi … LQPV: Kelsea Lund 3-3, 2b, rbi-2, Sarah Halldorson 1-3, Jenny Arnold 1-2, Ally Jenson 0-4, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Lakeview: Sadie Stelter (W) 7-5-3-3-3-6 … LQPV: Kylee Larsen (L) 4-3-5-5-6-3; Sarah Halldorson 3-2-0-0-0-3

Game Two

LQPV 11, Lakeview 9

Ally Jenson was 4-for-5, and Maddie Jensen doubled and tripled in an 11-9 slugfest.

LQPV smacked six hits and scored seven runs in the first two innings to take a commanding lead early.

Lakeview made it interesting, scoring five runs in a row with no outs in the bottom of the seventh, but the Eagles’ Madeline Patzer retired three in a row on two groundouts and a flyout to end it.

LQPV    341 102 0 — 11 10 5

Lakeview             201 001 5 — 9 8 7

HITTING – LQPV: Maddie Jensen 2-4, 2b, 3b, r-2, Morgan Croatt 1-3, r-2, Kelsea Lund 1-5, Ally Jenson 4-5, 2b, rbi-3, Kelsey Kuechenmeister 1-4, rbi, Kylee Larsen 1-4 … Lakeview: Caitlin Louwagie 2-3, r-2, Abby Lee 2-4, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — LQPV: Sarah Halldorson 1.2-3-2-0-1-0; Madeline Patzer (W) 5.1-5-7-4-5-6 … Lakeview: Anissa Peppersack (L) 1.2-6-7-4-4-3; Sadie Stelter 2.1-2-2-0-0-3; Leah Stevens 3-2-2-0-2-0

Game One

KMS 6, Dawson-Boyd 0

The Saints ran their record to 16-0 by sweeping a doubleheader against Dawson-Boyd on Thursday.

In Game One, Alison Krieger’s two-run double was the big hit in the Saints’ four-run fifth inning.

Krieger had another two-run double in the sixth and she also pitched a two-hitter, striking out five.

Sam Gjerde was 2-for-4 and drove in a run and Shelly Syverson and Lexi Lamecker both were 2-for-3.

The Saints play at Willmar on Monday, then open the section playoffs against the winner of the Lac qui Parle Valley-Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley play-in game on Tuesday in Murdock.

MACCRAY and Lakeview play in Murdock on Tuesday, with the winners meeting later that day, also in Murdock.

D-B        000 000 0 — 0  2  4 

KMS      000 042 x — 6 10 0 

HITTING – Dawson-Boyd: Andrea Lee 1-3, Sadie Zaiser 1-3 … KMS: Sam Gjerde 2-4 rbi, Sadie Sulier 1-4, Ali Krieger 2-4 2b-2 rbi-4, Shelly Syverson 2-3, Andrea Olson 1-3, Lexi Lamecker 2-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Dawson-Boyd: Zaiser (L) 6-10-6-4-1-1 … Home: Krieger 7-2-0-0-0-5

Game Two

KMS 12,

Dawson-Boyd 3

Sadie Sulier was 4-for-5 and hits a three-run homer in the seventh as the Saints rolled in Game Two.

Gjerde, Krieger and Kalli Forsell all had three hits and Andrea Olson doubled and had three RBIs.

Justin Flattum, Sadie Zaiser and Kylie Schuelke all had two hits for the Blackjacks.

KMS      331 001 4 — 12 18 3 

D-B        110 000 1 —  3  10 4 

HITTING – KMS: Gjerde 3-5 3b 2b rbi, Sulier 4-5 hr rbi-4 (3run in 7th), Krieger 3-4 2b-2, Kalli Forsell 3-4, Syverson 1-4 rbi, Olson 1-5 2b rbi-3, Lamecker 2-4, MiKaylie Hagen 1-2 rbi … Dawson-Boyd: Justine Flattum 2-3 rbi, Andrea Lee 1-4 2b, Zaiser 2-4 rbi, Kylie Schuelke 2-4, Helena  Olson 1-3, Hailey Mork 1-3, Sydney Giese 1-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — KMS: Gjerde (W) 7-10-3-3-0-5 … Dawson-Boyd: Zaiser (L) 7-18-12-11-4-2

West Central

Melrose 10, YME 0

Melrose’s Morgan Notch and Nikki Zierden both blasted home runs and combined for five RBIs as the Dutch blanked the Sting.

YME      000 00 — 0 4 1

Melrose                206 02 — 10 14 1

HITTING – YME: Madie Haggert 1-2, Mariah Norell 1-2, Sam Rigge 2-2 … Melrose: Nikki Zierden 2-3, HR, rbi-2, Morgan Notch 2-2, HR, 2b, rbi-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — YME: Norell (L) 4-14-11-7-0-2 … Melrose: Madison Rausch (W) 5-4-0-0-0-3

Montevideo 19, BOLD 0

Lindsey Olson and Kelsey Olson homered, and Ashley Hoehne was 4-for-4 in Montevideo’s drubbing of BOLD.

Hoehne had four runs and Lindsey Olson five.

Kiersti Grey pitched the five-inning complete game, allowing just one hit.

Monte (8-5, 11-7)                285 13 — 19 14 2

BOLD    000 0x — 0 2 4

HITTING – Montevideo: Lindsey Olson 3-3, 2b, HR, rbi-3, r-5, Ashley Hoehne 4-4, r-4, rbi-2, Kelsey Olson 2-5, 2b, HR, rbi-4, Hannah Kuno 1-3, r-2, Alex Tongen 1-2, 2b, r-2, rbi, Grace Sulflow 1-2, rbi, Kiersti Grey 2-4, 2b, rbi-2, r-2 … BOLD: Paige Larson 1-2, 2b, Breanna Grund 1-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Montevideo: Kiersti Grey (W) 5-2-0-0-1-1 … BOLD: Morgan Flann 2-7-10-7-2-2-1; Lauren Kopel (L) 3-7-9-8-7-3

Minnewaska 12, BOLD 1

Bayley Pooler was 3-for-4 with three RBIs, and Allyssa Engfer and Mady Phillips each knocked two hits for the Lakers.

Phillips tossed a complete game and fanned eight. 

Minn. (9-3, 14-5) 201 600 3 — 12 10 0

BOLD (8-5, 11-7)                000 010 0 — 1 5 2

HITTING – Minnewaska: Mady Phillips 2-4, r-2, Jordan Roggenkamp 1-1, Allyssa Engfer 2-4, rbi-2, r-2, Rachel Bakko 1-3, rbi, Morgan Majerus 1-5, rbi-2, Bayley Pooler 3-4, 3b, rbi-3 … BOLD: Paige Larson 1-3, Morgan Flann 1-2, Peyton Weis 1-3, Kiah Morse 1-2, 3b, Allison Krause 1-2, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Minnewaska: Phillips (W) 7-5-1-1-0-8 … BOLD: Morgan Flann (L) 7-10-12-5-6-3

Morris/CA 7,

Paynesville 5

The Morris/Chokio-Alberta softball team moved closer to a West Central Conference title with a 7-5 win over Paynesville on Thursday.

Lauren Reimers hit her third home run in two days and her ninth of the season. She was 2-for-4 and drove in two runs.

The Tigers spotted pitcher Kayla Pring to a 7-1 lead after two innings, and she finished up for the win.

Chelsey Ehleringer was 2-for-4 with a double.

Paynesville’s Brianna Stang and Allie Stanger both had two hits.

The Tigers play ACGC at 5 p.m. today in Morris.

Paynesville         100 220 0 — 5 10 2 

Morris/CA            520 000 x — 7  7  3 

HITTING – Paynesville: Brianna Stang 2-4, Sam Dahl 1-4, Allie Stanger 2-4, Emma Stevens 2-4, Brooke Hemmesch 2-4, Halle Johnson 1-4 … Morris/CA: Chelsey Ehleringer 2-4 2b, Lauren Reimers 2-4 hr rbi-2, Kayla Pring 1-2, Brooke Gillespie 1-3, Brianna Abril 1-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Paynesville: Kayla Schaefer (L) 4-7-7-6-2-2, Abbie Wuertz 2-0-0-0-1-3 … Morris/CA: Pring (W) 7-10-5-4-4-3

Non-Conference

Minnewaska 17, RCW 4

Minnewaska opened its southern road trip with a win over Renville County West on Thursday afternoon.

After the RCW game, the Lakers traveled to Olivia to take on BOLD.

Allyssa Enger and Kacia Kollman both drove in four runs against RCW and Morgan Hess allowed just one earned run to get the win.

The Jaguars’ Brittany Krogman, Lexi Bakker and Morgan Zaske all drove in runs.

The Jaguars play a doubleheader against Minneota today and open section play against BOLD on Tuesday at Dawson-Boyd.

Minnewaska       533 42 — 17 12 3 

RCW      002 02 —  4   6  6 

HITTING – Minnewaska: Bayley Pooler 2-4 rbi, Allyssa Engfer 2-5 rbi-4, Kacia Kollman 3-3 rbi-4, Shanae Suchy 1-3, Rachel Bakko 1-4, Morgan Majerus 1-3, Mason Schlief 1-2, Carley Stewart 2b 1-4 … Renville County West: Brittany Harazin 1-3, Brittany Krogman 1-3 rbi, Lexi Bakker 1-3 rbi, Morgan Zaske 1-3 2b rbi, Nora Kronlokken 1-2, Rachel Bakker 1-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Minnewaska: Morgan Hess (W) 5-6-4-1-0-3 … Renville County West: Carli Krogman (L) 4-10-15-4-5-2, Kronlokken 1-2-2-2-2-0

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