Waska clinches WC South title with sweep of BOLD
GLENWOOD -- Laura Paulson earned two wins for Minnewaska as the Lakers swept BOLD 4-3 and 8-1 to clinch the West Central South Conference outright on Tuesday.
Paulson pitched nine innings between the two games and the Lakers amassed 22 hits en route to winning its 18th straight game.
Paulson pitched two innings of relief in the first game and a complete game in the second.
In the opener, the Lakers scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to counter a three-run rally for the Warriors in the sixth.
Alicia Pfeninger pitched five innings and surrendered three runs before Paulson relieved. Breanna Jenks hit a solo homer and Jordan Stalker drove in two runs.
In the finale, the Lakers scored six times in the second inning.
Paulson finished with a six-hitter with one walk and five strikeouts. She also had three hits and drove in three runs. Misty Brooks had three hits for BOLD.
Christy Gass took the loss in both games.
Minnewaska 4, BOLD 3
Breanna Jenks hit a solo home run in the second inning.
Brooke Falk went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
BOLD 000 003 0 -- 3 6 0
Minnewaska 010 100 2 -- 4 10 1
HITTING - BOLD: Hillary Mages 1-for-3 rbi; Christy Gass 1-for-4; Brittany Nissen 1-for-3; Brittany Dahlk 1-for-2, rbi; Taylor Ebnet 1-for-3 ... Minnewaska: Abby Kreitlow 2-for-3; Laura Paulson 1-for-4; Jordan Stalker 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Cassie Jacobs 1-for-3; Breanna Jenks 1-for-3, HR, rbi; Alicia Pfeninger 1-for-3; Aundrea Johnson 1-for-3; Brooke Falk 2-for-3, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Christy Gass (L) 6Zc-10-4-4-0-3 ... Minnewaska: Alicia Pfeninger 5-4-3-3-2-9; Laura Paulson (W) 2-2-0-0-0-4
Minnewaska 8, BOLD 1
Paulson slapped three hits, including a double, and drove in three runs while pitching.
Abby Kreitlow, Jordan Stalker, Cassie Jacobs, and Aunderea Johnson each tallied two hits for the Lakers.
Misty Brooks tallied three of the Warrior's six hits. One of them was a double.
Minnewaska 060 020 0 -- 8 12 2
BOLD 000 010 0 -- 1 6 2
HITTING - Minnewaska: Abby Kreitlow 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Laura Paulson 3-for-5, 2b, 3 rbi; Jordan Stalker 2-for-3, rbi; Hailey Blair 1-for-2; Cassie Jacobs 2-for-4, rbi; Aundrea Johnson 2-for-3 ... BOLD: Misty Brooks 3-for-3, 2b; Brittany Dahlk 2-for-3, Taylor Ebnet 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minnewaska: Laura Paulson (W) 7-6-1-1-1-5 ... BOLD: Christy Gass (L) 1Zc-6-6-5-0-1; Brittany Dahlk 5Xc-4-2-2-2-6