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Lady Warriors rout A-R twice

Sara Beyer, left, of Ridgewater shows that the ball is in her glove after scooping up a low throw to force Ashley Peterson of Anoka-Ramsey out at first base during the first game of a doubleheader Friday in Willmar. The Lady Warriors won the first game, 15-0. Tribune photo by T,J, Bartelt1 / 2
Steph Rhea, right, of Ridgewater sets herself under a foul ball on the third-base side Friday in Willmar. Rhea made the catch. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt2 / 2

WILLMAR -- The Ridgewater Lady Warriors had a solid day at the plate, bombarding Anoka-Ramsey with 26 hits to drub the Golden Rams 15-0 and 16-1 Friday, both games in five innings.

Ridgewater's Emily Roelike went 7-for-7 in the two games. Tiffany Volk tripled three times in Game 2.

The Lady Warriors scored 12 runs in the first inning of the opening game. Fifteen batters went to the plate and the first eight scored. Roelike, the leadoff hitter, tripled and singled and scored twice in the frame.

Volk distributed her three-baggers, one to each field in the second game. She scored three times and batted in three teammates.

Two of Brooke Henderson's five hits were doubles for a four RBI total.

Kristin Kahle pitched a three-hit shutout in Gamne 1 and Jodi Merritt got the win in Game 2.

The Lady Warriors (12-4, 20-8) are scheduled to play host to division rival Rochester at noon today.

Game One

Ridgewater 15, A-R 0

AR-Ram. (2-13, 2-30) 000 00 -- 0 3 4

Ridge.(11-4, 19-8)...(12)00 3x -- 15 10 2

HITTING - Anoka-Ramsey: Cassey Nikolaus1-for-2, Alex Thunborg 1-for-2, Kelly Vigstol 1-for-2 ... Ridgewater: Emily Roelike 4-for-4, 3b, 3 runs, rbi; Brandi Bodin 1-for-2, 3 runs; Brooke Henderson 2-for-4, rbi, 2 runs; Kristin Kahle 2-for-4, 2 runs, 3 rbi; Molly Anderson 1-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Anoka-Ramsey: Alex Thunborg (L) 4-10-15-12-9-4 ...Ridgewater: Kristin Kahle (W) 5-3-0-0-1-1

Game Two

Ridgewater 16, Anoka-Ramsey 1

An-Ram (2-14, 2-31) 100 00 -- 1 4 4

Ridge. (12-4, 20-8) 242 8x -- 16 16 1

HITTING - Anoka-Ramsey: Alex Thunborg 2-for-3, Erin Cahoon 1-for-3, Kelly Vigstol 1-for-2 ... Ridgewater: Emily Roelike 3-for-3, 2 2b's, 3 rbi, 3 runs; Brandi Bodin 2-for-3, rbi, 2 runs; Brooke Henderson 3-for-4, 3 rbi; 2 2 2b's, 2 runs; Jodi Merritt 2-for-3, rbi; Sara Beyer 1-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi; Steph Rhea 2-for-3, Tiffany Volk 3-for-3, 3 rbi, 3 3b's, 3 runs

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Anoka-Ramsey: Alex Thunborg (L) 4-16-16-14-4-0 ... Ridgewater: Jodi Merritt (W) 4-3-1-0-1-2-6, Jazmine Peterson 1-1-0-0-0-2