Prep Softball: YME nips RCW in 8th, 9-8
DANUBE -- Allie Trudel and Steph Larson hit back-to-back singles to score two runs in the eighth inning and lift Yellow Medicine East to a 9-8 non-conference softball win over Renville County West Monday.
The Jaguars staged a comeback bid in their half of the eighth as Chelsea Ahl doubled down the third-base line and then scored on a wild pitch to make it 9-8. But they were unable to plate the tying run.
The Jaguars committed all three of their errors in the seventh, which led to the tying run.
Lauren Trudel and Courtney Hinz had two hits apiece for the Sting. Allie Trudel went the distance for the win, allowing nine hits, striking out five and walking four.
Priscilla Steffl and Madison Schaub paced the Jaguars with two hits each. Molly Elliot struck out 10 and walked eight in the loss.
YME 9, RCW 8
YME (5-1) 102 120 12 -- 9 10 3
RCW (1-5) 101 500 01 -- 8 9 3
HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Lauren Trudel 2-for-5, 2b, rbi; Ashley Magnuson 1-for-4; Aimee Johnson 1-for-2, 2b, rbi; Ashly Sneller 1-for-5, 2b, 2 rbi; Allie Trudel 1-for-1, rbi; Steph Larson 1-for-4, rbi; Jennessa Hoffman 1-for-3; Courtney Hinz 2-for-5, rbi ... Renville County West: Emma Sharpe 1-for-4; Morgan Elliot 2-for-4; Trista Kleinhuizen 1-for-4, rbi; Priscilla Steffl 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Madison Schaub 2-for-4; Chelsea Ahl 1-for-1, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Allie Trudel (W) 8-9-8-4-4-5 ... Renville County West: Molly Elliot (L) 8-10-9-5-8-10
Redwood 16, Red Rock Cent./WWG 4
The Cardinals scored seven runs in the first and then five more in the third, highlighted by Liz Smith's two-run single, to take a 12-0 lead.
Smith and Ashley Bunting had three hits each. Smith, Megan Bunting and Julia Busiahn knocked in three runs apiece.
Sam Felt pitched the first three innings for the win, allowing one run on one hit. She struck out five and walked one.
Redwood (4-1) 705 13 -- 16 14 2
Red Rock (2-2) 001 03 -- 4 6 2
HITTING - Redwood Valley: Megan Bunting 2-for-3, 3 rbi; Ashley Bunting 3-for-4; Jessica Fischer 2-for-4; Steph Jensen 1-for-3; Julia Busiahn 1-for-3, 3 rbi; Liz Smith 3-for-5, 3 rbi; Leah Penske 2-for-4 ... Red Rock/Westbrook-Walnut Grove: S. Maras 2-for-4, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Redwood Valley: Sam Felt (W) 3-1-1-1-1-5; Penske 2-5-3-3-1-1 ... Red Rock/Westbrook-Walnut Grove: S. Maras (L) 5-14-16-14-1-8