Prep Softball: Morris edges YME; Monte nips LQPV
MORRIS -- Dani Schultz singled with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Morris to a 4-3 win over Yellow Medicine East Friday in the final West Central South Conference softball game for both teams.
The Tigers (11-5, 14-6) entered the seventh tied 3-3 after the Sting (7-9, 9-10) scored twice in the sixth.
Mackenzie Weatherly went the distance for the win. She allowed five hits, struck out 13 and didn't allow a walk.
Taylor Bruflat took the loss for YME. She allowed four hits, struck out seven and walked one.
Morris 4, YME 3
YME (7-9, 9-10) 000 012 0 -- 3 5 3
Morris (11-5, 14-6) 000 030 1 -- 4 4 2
HITTING - YME: Ashley Magnuson 1-for-3; Aimee Johnson 1-for-3; Steph Larson 2-for-3; Courtney Hinz 1-for-3 ... Morris: Katie Holzheimer 1-for-4; Dani Schultz 1-for-4, rbi; Hannah Sayles 1-for-3; Beth Holland 1-for-1
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- YME: Taylor Bruflat (L) 6Xc-4-4-2-1-7 ... Morris: Mackenzie Weatherly (W) 7-5-3-2-0-13
Montevideo 6, LQPV 5
Becca Pauling went 3-for-4 and drove in a run as Montevideo swept the season series with Lac qui Parle Valley.
Emily Johnson had two hits for the Thunder Hawks (8-7, 10-8), who beat LQPV 9-4 in the first meeting on April 15. Jaci Clauson, Karrissa Larson, Courtney Schmitt, Chelsea Larson and Kelsey Quigley drove in a run each for Montevideo.
Karley Weir and Colleen Wagner had three hits each for the Eagles (2-14, 2-16). Rachel Streich was 2-for-4 and drove in three runs.
Shelby Monahan picked up the win, weathering 12 hits and three walks, while striking out eight.
Monte (8-7, 10-8) 401 010 0 -- 6 11 1
LQPV (2-14, 2-16) 140 000 0 -- 5 12 4
HITTING - Montevideo: Becca Pauling 3-for-4, rbi; Shelby Monahan 1-for-4; Emily Johnson 2-for-4; Jaci Clauson 1-for-3, rbi; Karrissa Larson 1-for-4, rbi; Courtney Schmitt 1-for-4, rbi; Chelsea Larson 1-for-4, rbi; Kelsey Quigley 1-for-3, rbi ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Mackenzie Clark 1-for-3; Rachel Streich 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Rachel Schlieman 1-for-4; Karley Weir 3-for-4, 2b; Colleen Wagner 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Katie Deyo 2-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Shelby Monahan (W) 7-12-5-5-3-8 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Jordan Halvorson (L) 7-11-6-6-3-2
BBE 2, Royalton 1
Michelle Sanders struck out seven straight batters at one point and was responsible for driving in the winning run as Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa advanced to the second round. The Jaguars (6-11) will face top-seeded Osakis at 5 p.m. Tuesday in Glenwood.
Anna Marthaler and Brittany Roelike, who had three hits, both singled to open the bottom half of the seventh inning and Marthaler tied the game at 1-1 by scoring on an error. BBE later loaded the bases and Morgan Knutson, who had reached on a fielder's choice, came home with the winning run when Sanders' 6-3 grounder pulled the Royalton first baseman off the bag.
Sanders struck out 12, didn't walk a batter and gave up four hits in her complete-game performance.
Royalton (9-12) 000 010 0 -- 1 4 5
BBE (6-11) 000 000 2 -- 2 6 0
HITTING - Royalton: Brooke Bursch 1-for-3, 2b; Kristine Gadacz 1-for-3; Lisa Justin 1-for-3; Karla Meyer 1-for-3, 2b, rbi ... BBE: Laura Johnson 1-for-3; Anna Marthaler 1-for-2; Brittany Roelike 3-for-3, 2b; Marin Grundseth 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Royalton: Karla Meyer (L) 62/3-6-2-1-2-1 ... BBE: Michelle Sanders (W) 7-4-1-1-0-12
Dassel-Cokato 14, Litchfield 0
Dassel-Cokato sent 16 batters to the plate in the third inning to produce 12 runs on nine hits and put the game out of reach.
Hailey Horstmann singled twice to collect two of Litchfield's four hits.
Litchfield (0-21) 00 0 00 -- 0 4 5
D-C (17-4) 11(12) 0x --14 14 0
HITTING - Litchfield: Shelby Anderson 1-for-2; Hailey Horstmann 2-for-2; Becky Farmer 1-for-2 ... Dassel-Cokato: J. Munson 2-for-2, 3-run HR, 2 runs, 3 rbi; K. Hartkops 2-for-3, 3b, 2 rbi; C. Kivisto 3-for-4, 2b, 2 runs; E. Nientela 2-for-4, 2 runs; H. Isaacson 2-for-2, 2 runs
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Hailey Horstmann (L) 4-14-14-9-0-1 ... Dassel-Cokato: C. Smith (W) 5-4-0-0-2-4