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Prep Softball: YME's early lead holds up as Sting edge LQPV

MADISON -- Allie Trudel spun a two-hitter with six strikeouts as Yellow Medicine East edged Lac qui Parle Valley 3-1 in West Central South Conference softball on Thursday.

Lauren Trudel, Aimee Johnson and Courtney Hinz had two hits apiece for the Sting (7-8, 9-9), who beat Lac qui Parle Valley 10-9 in the first meeting on April 13.

YME scored two runs in the first before the teams traded runs in the fifth.

Karley Weir and Brittany Long each had a hit for the Eagles (2-13, 2-15).


YME (7-8, 9-9)....200 010 0 -- 3 9 4

LQP (2-13, 2-15)..000 010 0 -- 1 2 2

HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Lauren Trudel 2-for-4, rbi; Aimee Johnson 2-for-3, rbi; Steph Larson 1-for-4, rbi; Courtney Hinz 2-for-3; Jennessa Hoffman 1-for-4; Angie Scheffler 1-for-4 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Karley Weir 1-for-3; Brittany Long 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Allie Trudel (W) 7-2-1-1-3-6 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Jordan Halvorson (L) 7-9-3-3-3-5

Wright County

Mound-Westonka 9, Litchfield 0

Courtney Euerle was the only baserunner Litchfield had as the senior reached on an error in the third inning and singled in the sixth.

Kim Hutchins was 4-for-4 at the plate for Mound-Westonka to drive in four runs, and in the pitching circle, she struck out 11 en route to throwing a one-hit shutout. Evan Bailey and Carly Hanus both went 3-for-5 for the White Hawks.

M-W (9-7, 12-8)..302 012 1 -- 9 11 1

Lit (0-16, 0-20)..000 000 0 -- 0 1 4

HITTING - Mound-Westonka: Kim Hutchins 4-for-4, 2b, 4 rbi; Evan Bailey 3-for-5, 3 rbi; Carly Hanus 3-for-5 ... Litchfield: Courtney Euerle 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- MoundWestonka: Kim Hutchins (W) 7-1-0-0-0-11 ... Litchfield: Lizzie Johnson (L) 7-11-9-5-3-5