Redwood wins twice in 3AA-North
REDWOOD FALLS -- Sam Felt threw a no-hitter with eight strikeouts in a five-inning, 10-0 win over Minneota Tuesday and Redwood Valley used a nine-run frame in its second game to beat BOLD 14-4 in the Section 3AA-North tournament to move into the section's final four.
Redwood Valley (19-3) has now won 12 straight games and will face the South's No. 2 seed, Jackson County Central, Saturday at 1 p.m. in Marshall. Win or lose, both teams will play at 2:30 p.m. in the double-elimination final four.
The Vikings' only base runner was losing pitcher Heidi Schroepfer, who reached on an infield error leading off the fifth inning.
The Cardinals got eight hits with Ashley Bunting going 3-for-3.
In the second game, the Cardinals plated four runs in the first before erupting for nine in the second. Redwood Valley sent up 14 batters to the plate in the second. BOLD walked in four runs in the second inning.
Redwood Valley 10, Minneota/Canby 0
Minn./Canby (1-16) 000 00 -- 0 0 3
Red. Valley (18-3) 334 0x --10 8 1
HITTING - Minneota/Canby: no hits ... Redwood Valley: Megan Bunting 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Ashley Bunting 3-for-3, 2 runs, rbi; Jessica Fischer 1-for-2, 2 runs, rbi; Stephanie Jensen 1-for-3, Lean Penske 1-for-1 rbi; Callie Hansen 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minneota/Canby: Heidi Schroepfer (L) 2-5-9-7-5-0; Amber Grengs 2-3-1-1-1-0 ... Redwood Valley: Sam Felt (W) 5-0-0-0-0-8
Redwood Valley 14, BOLD 4
BOLD (7-14) 000 40 -- 4 5 3
Redwood (19-3) 491 0x --14 6 1
HITTING - BOLD: Hillary Mages 1-for-3, 3b; Brittany Nissen 2-for-2, 3b; Breanna Holwerda 1-for-2, 2b; Molly Herdina 1-for-2 ... Redwood Valley: Ashley Bunting 1-for-2; Jessica Fischer 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Steph Jensen 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Julia Busiahn 1-for-4; Liz Smith 1-for-1, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Brittany Dahlk (L) 2-6-13-10-8-1, Brittany Nissen 2-0-1-0-1-1 ... Redwood Valley: Sam Felt (W) 7-5-4-3-0-5