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BOLD beats RCW in slugfest

Priscilla Steffl, top, of Renville County West flies into second base after colliding with BOLD shortstop Hillary Mages while stealing second base during a non-conference softball game Monday at Danube. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton1 / 2
Madison Schaub (2) of RCW scores on a double steal in the first inning, beating the tag of BOLD catcher Brenna Holwerda Monday at Danube. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton2 / 2

DANUBE -- BOLD scored three unearned runs in the sixth inning to beat Renville County West 12-11 in non-conference softball action Monday.

A Jaguar error contributed to the Warriors' good fortune to erase an 11-9 deficit.

RCW broke the 9-9 tie in the fifth inning. Morgan Elliot was hit with the ball running the bases, which allowed the two base runners ahead of her to score.

The Jaguars scored nine runs in the first three innings, but the Warriors answered with six, including a three-run home run to center field by Brittany Nissen in the first.

BOLD scored another six runs in the fourth through sixth innings.

Nissen, Alex Ebnet and Taylor Ebnet recorded two hits each for the Warriors.

Brittany Dahlk went the distance for the win. She gave up nine hits, struck out five and walked three.

Emma Sharpe went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI for the Jaguars (0-3). Elliot added two hits.

Molly Elliot took the loss, striking out six and walking five.

BOLD 12, RCW 11

BOLD (2-0) 330 213 0 -- 12 12 0

RCW (0-3) 702 020 0 -- 11 9 3

HITTING - BOLD: Brenna Holwerda 1-for-4, rbi; Alex Ebnet 2-for-5; Hillary Mages 2-for-4, rbi; Brittany Dahlk 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Brittany Nissen 2-for-4, 3-run HR, 4 rbi; Taylor Ebnet 2-for-4; Molly Herdina 1-for-4, rbi; Misty Brooks 1-for-2 ... Renville County West: Emma Sharpe 3-for-3, 2 2b's, 2 rbi; Morgan Elliot 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Priscilla Steffl 1-for-1, 2b, 2 rbi; Whitney Fransen 1-for-4, rbi; Amy Holwerda 1-for-3; Molly Elliot 1-for-4, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Brittany Dahlk (L) 7-9-11-11-3-5 ... Renville County West: Molly Elliot (W) 7-12-12-7-5-6