Prep Softball: Six-run 4th propels KMS past BBE, 8-4
MURDOCK -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg scored six times in the fourth inning and went on to upend Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 8-4 in a non-conference softball game on Monday.
KMS scored the six runs off six hits, two walks and an error.
Amy Neal and Nikki Pedersen hit doubles for the Fighting Saints (16-2). Neal, Samantha Dunn, Sarah Carlson, Briana Baker and Bailey Carlson, drove in one run each.
Dunn earned the win with four innings of two-hit ball. She walked one and struck out five. Erin Haglund finished the game with three innings of relief and gave up two hits and two runs, while walking three and striking out one.
Losing pitcher Michelle Sanders had two hits for the Jaguars (10-7).
KMS 8, BBE 4
BBE 000 200 2 -- 4 4 2
KMS 000 611 x -- 8 7 2
HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Michelle Sanders 2-for-3; Amy Bast 1-for-3; Sarah Spinelli 1-for-3 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Amy Neal 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Nikki Pedersen 1-for-4, 2b; Samantha Dunn 1-for-2, rbi; Tabitha Feldman 1-for-2; Sarah Carlson 1-for-4, rbi; Bailey Carlson 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Briana Baker 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Michelle Sanders (L) 6-7-8-6-6-1 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Samantha Dunn (W) 4-2-2-1-1-5; Erin Haglund 3-2-2-2-3-1
Tomahawk McLeod West 11, BLH 3
Marissa Klabunde doubled and tripled twice and Marrele Lindemann homered in the seventh to lead McLeod West (9-4, 13-4).
Ashley Kiecker and Erin Daak had hits for Buffalo Lake-Hector (1-14, 1-16).
McLeod West 005 011 4 -- 11 7 0
BLH 011 000 0 -- 2 3 5
HITTING - McLeod West: Marissa Klabunde 3-for-3, 2 runs, 2 3b's, 2b, 2 runs, 3 rbi ... Marrele Lindemann 1-for-3, 2-run HR ... Buffalo Lake-Hector: Ashley Kiecker 2-for-3, Erin Daak 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- McLeod West: Shannon Heitz (W) 7-3-2-2-3-11 ... Buffalo Lake-Hector: Brittany Lade (L) 3-4-5-*-2-3, Jessie Kalenberg 4-3-6-*-5-1