Prep Softball: Beyer hit in fifth lifts Morris Area
MONTEVIDEO -- Sara Beyer's bases-clearing double in the top of the fifth inning broke up a 1-1 game and Morris went on to spill Montevideo 6-2 in West Central South softball on Thursday.
Singles by Shadow Olson and Dani Schultz, plus a walk, loaded the bases for Beyer.
Morris (8-7, 11-7) led 1-0 on an RBI single by Haley Henrichs. Montevideo answered in the bottom of the third when Carly Beals singled and scored on Emily Johnson's double.
Jaci Clauson doubled home Montevideo's second run.
Schultz and Henrichs both had three hits and Schultz scored three times.
Kelsey Amundson pitched the first four innings for the win. Mackenzie Weatherly went the last three innings for the save.
Morris 6, Montevideo 2
Morris 001 032 0 -- 6 10 0
Montevideo 001 001 0 -- 2 5 3
HITTING - Morris: Dani Schultz 3-for-4, 2b, 3 runs; Haley Henrichs 3-for-4, 2 rbi; Mary Rentz 1-for-4, Sara Beyer 2-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi; Shadow Olson 1-for-3 ... Montevideo: Carly Beals 1-for-4, Emily Johnson 2-fo-3, 2b; Jaci Clauson 1-for-3, 2b; Courtney Schmitt 1-for-1, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Morris: Kelsey Amundson (W) 4-3-1-1-2-5, Mackenzie Wetherly (S) 3-2-1-1-1-4 ... Montevideo: Shelby Monahan (L) 7-10-6-3-1-5
Morris 6, BOLD 0
Morris (9-7, 12-7) hit four straight singles to start the bottom of the first inning, then Sara Beyer connected on a two-run single to highlight a four-run inning.
Haley Henrich led the Tigers with three hits. Mackenzie Weatherly allowed seven hits, struck out nine and walked three in the shutout victory.
Brenna Holwerda clubbed two doubles to lead the Warriors. Christy Gass and Brittany Dahlk also had two hits each.
The game was a makeup from May 8 and was played in Montevideo.
BOLD 000 000 0 -- 0 8 4
Morris 400 200 x -- 6 7 1
HITTING - BOLD: Brenna Holwerda 2-for-4, 2 2b's; Christy Gass 2-for-4; Hillary Mages 1-for-4; Brittany Dahlk 2-for-2; Laura Padrnos 1-for-3 ... Morris: Dani Schultz 1-for-3; Haley Henrich 3-for-4; Mary Rentz 1-for-4; Sara Beyer 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Courtney Vogel 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Brittany Dahlk 6-7-6-2-3-3 ... Morris: Mackenzie Weatherly 7-8-0-0-3-9
Jackson 14, Redwood 4
The Huskies banged out 12 hits and got additional help from eight Cardinal miscues in the field.
Jessica Fischer slapped an RBI single for Redwood Valley.
Jackson CC 310 235 -- 14 12 2
Redwood Valley 200 002 -- 4 4 8
HITTING - Jackson County Central: Kelsey Hakes 3-for-4, Angela Traetow 3-for-4 ... Redwood Valley: Ashley Bunting 1-for-3, Megan Bunting 1-for-3, Jessica Fischer 1-for-3, rbi; Randi Tubbs 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Jackson County Central: Kate Rentschler (W) 6-4-4-4-2-4 ... Redwood Valley: Sam Felt (L) 5-7-9-4-4-1, Leah Penske 1-5-5-4-1-0
Jackson 6, Redwood 2
Megan Bunting tripled and scored in the fourth and Randi Tubbs delivered an RBI single in the sixth for the Cardinals (6-6, 11-8). Bunting also doubled. Sam Felt blanked the Huskies (6-2, 11-4) through three innings.
Redwood Valley 000 101 0 -- 2 3 3
Jackson CC 000 123 x -- 6 6 3
HITTING - Redwood Valley: Megan Bunting 2-for-4, 2b, 3b; Randi Tubbs 1-for-3, rbi ... Jackson County Central: Angela Treatow 2-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Redwood Valley: Sam Felt (L) 6-6-6-4-6-1 ... Jackson County Central: Kelsey Hakes (W) 7-3-2-1-2-4
RCW 16, Lakeview 5
Morgan Elliot led a 15-hit attack for the Jaguars by hitting two singles, a double and triple. She also drove in two runs.
Trista Kleinhuizen plated four runs off two singles and Amanda Schultz tallied two RBI of two singles and a double for RCW.
RCW 940 12 -- 16 15 1
Lakeview 230 00 -- 5 3 2
HITTING - Renville County West: Morgan Elliot 4-for-5; 2b, 3b, 2 rbi; Trista Kleinhuizen 2-for-2, 4 rbi; Amanda Schultz 3-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Madison Schaub 2-for-5, 2 rbi ... Lakeview: Shelby Bahn 1-for-3; Dana Boerboom 1-for-2; Kirsty Kussatz 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Renville County West: Emma Sharpe (W) 5-3-5-5-11-6 ... Lakeview: Bailee Olson (L) 1-5-11-11-8-0, Dana Boerboom 4-10-5-5-5-2
RCW 2, Lakeview 0
Amanda Schultz outlasted Lakeview's Lyndsey Peterson in a pitcher's duel broken up in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Schultz pitched a one-hitter for a complete game and struck out 10 for Renville County West.
Trista Kleinhuizen slapped a double and a single for the Jaguars.
Lakeview 000 000 0 -- 0 1 1
RCW 000 002 x -- 2 4 0
HITTING - Lakeview: Lyndsey Peterson 1-for-2 ... Renville County West: Emma Sharpe 1-for-2; Morgan Elliot 1-for-3, Trista Kleinhuizen 2-for-3, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lakeview: Lyndsey Peterson (L) 6-4-2-2-1-7 ... Renville County West: Amanda Schultz 7-1-0-0-4-10
Watertown-Mayer 11, Litchfield 1
Amanda Lynch and Kinsie Stifter had three hits apiece for the Royals (8-8, 11-9).
Shelby Anderson, Brenna Johnson, Carissa McCarney and Amanda Turck had two hits each for the Dragons (0-14, 1-16).
Watrtwn-Mayer 215 000 3 -- 11 15 2
Litchfield 001 000 0 -- 1 9 1
HITTING - Watertown-Mayer: Amanda Lynch 3-for-5, 2 runs; Kearstin Gehlhausen 2-for-5, 3b, 3 rbi; Kinsie Stifter 3-for-5, 3b, 2 rbi ... Litchfield: Shelby Anderson 2-for-3; Brenna Johnson 2-for-3, rbi; Carissa McCarney 2-for-3; Megan Raiber 1-for-3; Amanda Turck 2-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Watertown-Mayer: Liz Reinert 3-5-1-1-0-3; Amanda Lynch (W) 4-4-0-0-0-8 ... Litchfield: Lizzie Johnson (L) 7-15-11-10-5-7