Prep Softball: MACCRAY sweeps RCW
RAYMOND -- Ashley Forstrom went 4-for-4, including a triple and a home run in the first game and Alicia Koenen doubled in the winning run with two outs in the seventh in the second game as MACCRAY swept Renville County West 8-3 and 4-3 in Camden Conference softball action on Tuesday.
Forstrom had a triple in the first inning, a solo homer in the third and singles in the fifth and seventh for the Wolverines (7-2, 12-5). Josie Hirman had a two-run single in the third.
Bethany Hultgren hurled a complete-game six-hitter for the win.
Amanda Houdek had two hits for the Jaguars (5-5, 7-6).
In Game Two, MACCRAY tied the game on a run-scoring single by Steph Tulibaski in the sixth, then won it in the seventh when Brandi Bodin walked, advanced on a wild pitch and scored on Koenen's double over the center fielder's head.
Ashley Trulock spun a four-hitter for the win.
MACCRAY 8, RCW 3
MACCRAY 403 000 1 -- 8 11 4
RCW 100 020 0 -- 3 6 2
HITTING - MACCRAY: Brandi Bodin 1-for-2, 2b; Ashley Forstrom 4-for-4, 3b, solo HR, 3 rbi; Caylee Hagemeyer 2-for-4, rbi; Alicia Koenen 1-for-3; Steph Tulibaski 2-for-3, rbi; Josie Hirman 1-for-3, 2 rbi ... Renville County West: Emma Sharpe 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Trista Kleinhuizen 1-for-3; Amanda Schultz 1-for-3, rbi; Amanda Houdek 2-for-3, rbi; Amy Holwerda 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- MACCRAY: Bethany Hultgren (W) 7-6-3-0-0-3 ... Renville County West: Amanda Schultz (L) 7-11-8-7-1-4
MACCRAY 4, RCW 3
RCW 101 010 0 -- 3 4 1
MACCRAY 200 001 1 -- 4 6 5
HITTING - Renville County West: Morgan Elliott 1-for-4, 2b; Trista Kleinhuizen 1-for-4; Laura Bakker 1-for-3; Amy Holwerda 1-for-2 ... MACCRAY: Brandi Bodin 1-for-3, 3b, 2 runs; Alicia Koenen 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Ashley Forstrom 1-for-2, 2b, 2 runs, rbi; Steph Tulibaski 1-for-3, rbi; Kristina Honken 1-for-3; Moranda Zimmer 1-for-3, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Renville County West: Amanda Schultz (L) 6Xc-6-4-4-4-4 ... MACCRAY: Ashley Trulock (W) 7-4-3-2-3-1
BBE 17, Rockford 5
Nine hits added up to 10 runs in the first innings as Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa pulverized Rockford in Central Minnesota Conference softball. Winning pitcher Laura Johnson singled and doubled in the frame.
Raeann Sorenson, Johnson and Amy Bast each got three hits as the Jaguars piled up 18 hits in just four at bats.
Rockford 2 20 01 -- 5 7 4
BBE (10)50 2x -- 17 18 3
HITTING - Rockford: Becca Tobin 1-for-3, rbi ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Emily Roelike 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Raeann Sorenson 3-for-4, 3 rbi; Laura Johnson 3-for-4, 2 2b's, 3 rbi; Amy Bast 3-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi; Michelle Sanders 2-for-3, rbi; Sarah Spinelli 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Miranda Bast 1-for-3, rbi; Morgan Knutson 2-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Rockford: Khloe Greniger (L) 1Zc-12-14-11-2-1, Sierra Carlson 2Xc-6-3-3-0-1 ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Laura Johnson (W) 5-7-5-2-0-2
Rockford 5, BBE 4
Rockford (9-5, 10-10) avenged the shellacking with a run in the bottom of the eighth on Shannon Ritten's RBI single. Eighth-grader Lexie Majeski relieved in the fourth and tamed the Jaguars (8-6, 11-8) on two hits and an unearned run over the last five innings.
Starter Michelle Sanders took the loss when Shannon Ritten hit an RBI single with no outs in the bottom of the eighth.
Morgan Knutson had two of BBE's six hits.
BBE 000 301 00 -- 4 6 4
Rockford 112 000 01 -- 5 8 2
HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Emily Roelike 1-for-4, Morgan Knutson 2-for-3, rbi; Maggie Gruber 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Michelle Sanders 1-for-3, Sarah Spinelli 1-for-3 ... Rockford: Kayla Maher 2-for-4, solo HR; Shannon Ritten 2-for-4, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Michelle Sanders (L) 7-8-5-3-2-4 ... Rockford: Sierra Carlson 3-4-3-1-2-4, Lexie Majeski (W) 5-2-1-0-0-3
Non-Conference Redwood Valley 7, Springfield 3
Laura Houghton hit a bases-clearing triple in the bottom of the sixth inning to spark the Cardinals.
Sam Felt tossed a two-hitter with seven strikeouts for the win. Megan Bunting went 2-for-3 for the Cardinals.
Springfield 001 200 0 -- 3 2 2
Redwood Valley 201 103 x -- 7 4 3
HITTING - Springfield: Samantha Solmonson 1-for-4; Katie Timm 1-for-3 ... Redwood Valley: Megan Bunting 2-for-3; Laura Houghton 1-for-3, 3b, 3 rbi; Sam Felt 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Springfield: Samantha Solmonson (L) 6-4-7-6-6-9 ... Redwood Valley: Sam Felt (W) 7-2-3-1-5-7