Roelike's 9 RBI spark Lady Warriors' sweep
AUSTIN -- Emily Roelike belted a three-run triple and grand-slam home run to lead Ridgewater to a 15-4 rout over Riverland in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday.
The Lady Warriors won the opener 8-0 behind Andrea Krause's five-inning, two-hitter.
Roelike also drove in two runs in the first game, giving her nine on the day.
Ridgewater 8, Riverland 0
Sara Beyer hit a solo home run to left field in the second inning and Emily Roelike tripled in two runs in the fourth to spark the Lady Warriors' nine-hit attack.
Andrea Krause walked none and struck out two for the win.
Whitley Strei and Brandi Bodin had two hits apiece for Ridgewater.
Ridgewater 012 50 -- 8 9 2
Riverland 000 00 -- 0 2 3
HITTING - Ridgewater: Emily Roelike 1-for-4, 3b, 2 rbi; Whitley Strei 2-for-3, rbi; Brandi Bodin 2-for-2, 2b; Andrew Kraiuse 1-for-3; Sara Beyer 1-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Bevin Williams 1-for-2; Aimee Johnson 1-for-2, 2b ... Riverland: Kennsie Martin 1-for-2; Crissie Masberg 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Andrea Krause (W) 5-2-0-0-0-2 ... Riverland: Bridget Bergstorn (L) 5-9-8-6-2-4
Ridgewater 15, Riverland 4
Emily Roelike hit a bases-loaded triple to left field in the fourth inning, then uncorked a grand-slam home run over the left-field fence that sneaked inside the foul pole. She finished 3-for-5.
Brandi Bodin, Andrea Krause, Sara Beyer and Aimee Johnson had two hits apiece for the Lady Warriors.
Shannon Heitz scattered seven hits for the win in the six-inning game. She walked two and struck out four.
Ridgewater 010 509 --15 13 0
Riverland 000 220 -- 4 7 0
HITTING - Ridgewater: Emily Roeilke 3-for-5, 3b, grand slam HR, 7 rbi; Brandi Bodin 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Andrea Krause 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Sara Beyer 2-for-4; Aimee Johnson 2-for-4; Samantha Cunningham 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Amanda Horst 1-for-2, rbi ... Riverland: Robin Hejes 3-for-3, 2 2b's, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Shannon Heitz (W) 6-7-4-4-2-4 ... Riverland: Crissie Masberg (L) 6-13-15-14-5-3