Softball: YME upends ACGC
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine East tallied three run in the bottom of the fifth to break open a 4-4 tie and went on to drop Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 7-4 in West Central South softball on Thursday.
Tied 4-4, Citty Cole reached on an error and came home on a Steph Larson single. Larson moved around on Ashley Soderstrom's bunt and a Falcons throwing error. Ashley Magnuson singled in the third run.
YME (2-4, 5-4) winning pitcher Allie Trudel held ACGC (1-3, 1-3) scoreless the last four innings and pitched a complete game without a strikeout.
Kayla Dallmann and Rachel Wright each had a pair of hits for ACGC.
Jazmin Peterson threw seven solid innings for the Falcons, all in relief.
YME 7, ACGC 4
ACGC 013 000 0 -- 4 8 3
YME 220 030 x -- 7 7 1
HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Rachel Wright 2-for-2, Courtney Melvin 1-for-4, Mary Larson 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Bethany Nelson 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Kayla Dallman 2-for-4, rbi; Megan Daun 1-for-2 ... Yellow Medicine East: Aimee Johnson 2-for-4, Cassie Cole 1-for-3, Whitney Swenson 1-for-4, rbi; Steph Larson 1-for-3, rbi; Ashley Magnuson 2-for-2, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Miranda Hopp 0-1-2-2-2-0, Jazmin Peterson (L) 7-6-5-1-1-3 ... Yellow Medicine East: Allie Trudel (W) 7-8-4-3-5-0
Montevideo 8, Morris 5
Kayla Berget of Montevideo hit a two-run homer in the top of the fourth inning to put the game out of reach for Morris.
The Thunder Hawks jumped to a quick lead by scoring six runs on five Morris errors in the top of the first inning.
Berget batted 2-for-4 with the homer, a double and three runs batted in. Emily Johnson also hit 3-for-4 with a double.
Becca Pauling earned the win for Montevideo by pitching a complete game with five earned runs surrendered on 10 hits.
Montevideo 600 200 0 -- 8 10 0
Morris 101 003 0 -- 5 10 5
HITTING - Montevideo: Kayla Berget 2-for-4, 2b, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Emily Johnson 3-for-4, 2b; Courtney Schmitt 2-for-4; Jenna Anderson 2-for-3 ... Morris: Danni Schultz 2-for-4, 3b; Mary Rentz 2-for-4, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Becca Pauling (W) 7-10-5-5-0-3 ... Morris: Sara Beyer Zc-4-6-0-0-0 Kelsey Amundson 3Xc-5-2-2-1-2; McKenzie Weatherlie 3-1-0-0-0-3
Minnewaska 12, LQPV 6
Alicia Pfeninger got off to a rocky start but finished with a three hitter with eight strikeouts. She re-entered in the sixth inning after reliever Hailey Blair ran into trouble.
Cassie Jacobs led the offense with three hits for Minnewaska (3-1, 6-1). Breanna Jenks, Laura Paulson, and Brooke Falk all had two hits apiece.
Ellissa Schmidt had two hits for the Lac qui Parle Valley (1-3, 1-5).
Minnewaska 111 530 1 -- 12 11 1
LQPV 200 004 0 -- 6 6 5
HITTING - Minnewaska: Breanna Jenks 2-for-4, rbi; Alicia Pfeninger 1-for-5, rbi; Laura Paulson 2-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi; Brooke Falk 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Cassie Jacobs 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Aundrea Johnson 1-for-4 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Rachel Streich 1-for-4, Ellissa Schmidt 2-for-3, Brittany Long 1-for-3, Rachel Schlieman 1-for-3, Jenna Weberr 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minnewaska: Alicia Pfeninger (W) 7-3-2-1-1-8, Hailey Blair 0-3-4-4-1-1 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Rachel Schlieman (L) 7-11-12-9-7-3