Softball: KMS jump all over Ortonville
MURDOCK -- Brooke Carlson tapped out four singles and Ellen Johnson singled and tripled as Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg celebrated its opener by drilling Ortonville 11-1 on Monday.
The Fighting Saints, who piled up eight runs in the first inning, used three pitchers. Sam Dunn threw three perfect innings with six strikeouts for the win.
Carlson, Johnson, Briana Baker, Dunn, Britta Diem and Lindsey Jorgenson all drove in runs.
The Saints ended the game early by scoring two runs with one out in the bottom of the fifth.
KMS launches Camden Conference play today hosting Minneota/Canby in a twin bill at Murdock.
KMS 11, Ortonville 1
Ortonville (1-2) 100 00 -- 1 2 4
KMS (1-0) 810 02 -- 11 12 0
HITTING - Ortonville: Brittany Maas 1-for-2, Mary Kate Treinen 1-for-2, rbi ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Brooke Carlson 4-for-4, rbi; Ellen Johnson 2-for-3, 3b, rbi; Briana Baker 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Erin Haglund 1-for-3; Sam Dunn 1-for-3, rbi; Britta Diem 1-for-3, rbi; Lindsey Jorgenson 1-for-1, rbi; Emily Wentzel 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ortonville: Emily Giese (L) Xc-5-8-3-2-0, Chelsey Swenson 3Xc-7-3-3-1-3 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Brooke Carlson 1-2-1-1-0-2, Sam Dunn (W) 3-0-0-0-0-6, Erin Haglund 1-0-0-0-1-1
Osakis 7, BBE 6
Mercedes Klimek's one-out single in the ninth inning scored the winning run to lift Osakis and ruin BBE's season opener.
Michelle Sanders gave the Jaguars a 6-5 lead in the seventh inning with a bunt single that scored a run, but Osakis came back to send the game into extra innings with a run in the bottom of the inning.
Laura Johnson hit a two run single in the second inning for BBE.
Anna Marthaler and RaeAnn Sorenson had two hits each for the Jaguars. Sanders took the loss, allowing nine hits, striking out two and walking three.
BBE (0-1) 130 100 100 -- 6 6 5
Osakis 300 020 101 -- 7 9 2
HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Anna Marthaler 2-for-4, 2 runs; RaeAnn Sorenson 2-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Laura Johnson 1-for-5, 2 rbi; Michelle Sanders 1-for-4, 2 rbi ... Osakis: Jan Juntunen 2-for-4, 2b; Mercedes Klimek 2-for-5, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Michelle Sanders (L) 8Zc-9-7-2-3-2 ... Osakis: Sabrina Zimmel (W) 9-6-6-5-5-6
NU Cathedral 3, BLH 0
Ali Berg of New Ulm Cathedral held Buffalo Lake-Hector to one hit, a double by Larrissa Karl. Berg struck out 12 and walked two.
Brittany Lade allowed just five hits and two earned runs in the loss.
BLH (0-1, 0-1) 000 000 0 -- 0 1 2
NUC 020 010 x -- 3 5 0
HITTING - Buffalo Lake-Hector: Larrissa Karl 1-for-3, 2b ... New Ulm Cathedral: Kari Berg 2-for-3, 2b; Morgan Zollner 1-for-3, 2 sb's
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Buffalo Lake-Hector: Brittany Lade (L) 6-5-3-2-2-1 ... New Ulm Cathedral: Ali Berg (W) 7-1-0-0-2-12