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OLIVIA -- Yellow Medi-cine East only had three hits, but walked 11 times off BOLD starter Brea Grund and the Sting beat the War-riors 10-4 on Tuesday.

Allie Trudel started for YME went all seven innings to pick up the win.

At the plate, Trudel went 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Grund also went the dis-tance, striking out three, but couldn't overcome the 11 walks.

BOLD (0-1) knocked six hits in the loss, including 2-for-4 efforts from Taylor Ebnet and Paige Larsen.

YME 10, BOLD 4

YME110 313 1 -- 10 3 2

BOLD (0-1)201 010 0 -- 4 6 2

HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Allie Trudel 2-for-4, rbi, Nena McCalla 1-for-2, Kendra Sander 0-for-1, rbi... BOLD: Taylor Ebnet 2-for-4, Raquel Amberg 1-for-3, Paige Larsen 2-for-4, 2b, Rae Larson 0-for-3, rbi, Bailey Elbert 1-for-2, 2 rbi, Andrea Maher 0-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Allie Trudel (W) 7-6-4-*-*-6... BOLD: Brea Grund (L) 7-3-10-*-11-3

Morris/CA 10,

Montevideo 7

Morris/Chokio-Alberta rallied for seven runs in the sixth inning and topped Montevideo 10-7 in the Tigers' season opener Tuesday.

Olivia Riemers led off the sixth with a walk and the Tigers followed with three straight hits from Nicole Strobel, Megan Mechlenburg and McKenzie VanBatavia.

Hits from Sadie Fischer and Steph Hennen and a fielder's choice added three more runs to the rally.

VanBatavia had two hits and two RBIS and Fischer had a double and an RBI.

VanBatavia tossed all seven innings to pick up the win for the Tigers.

Montevideo (0-1) 000 220 3 -- 7 8 3

Morris/CA (1-0) 201 007 x -- 10 7 3

HITTING - Montevideo: Danielle Emkes 3-for-3, Jessica Janisch 1-for-4, Ashley Hoehne 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi, Chelsea Larson 1-for-4, Kelsey Olson 1-for-4, Paige Jorgenson 1-for-3 ... Morris/Chokio-Alberta: McKenzie VanBatavia 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi, Sadie Fischer 1-for-3, 2b, rbi, Steph Hennen 1-for-3, rbi, Olivia Riemers 1-for-2, Nicole Strobel 1-for-3, rbi, Megan Mechlenburg 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Ashley Hoehne (L) 6-7-10-6-8-4 ... Morris/Chokio-Alberta: VanBatavia (W) 7-8-7-5-2-4

Benson/Hancock 24, LQPV 19

BENSON -- Earned-run averages took a hit Tuesday when the Benson/Hancock and Lac qui Parle Valley softball teams squared off.

LQPV scored 12 runs in an inning. And lost. B/H put up twice as many runs as hits.

The bottom five hitters in the LQPV lineup accounted for 13 of the Eagles' 18 hits and scored 14 of the team's 19 runs.

And the Brave Owls' Mackenzie Jensen was 2-for-2 and scored five runs, three on steals of home. She finished with seven stolen bases.

"I've been doing this 30-plus years," said B/H head coach Ken Grunig, "and this is the first time I've seen a score like this and a 3-1/2-hour game."

The Brave Owls led 12-3 after three innings, but the Eagles took the lead thanks to a 12-run fourth. B/H tied the game with three runs in the bottom of the fourth, then scored eight runs in the fifth to stretch out the lead again.

The Brave Owls improved to 2-0 and will face a tough game at Marshall at 5 p.m. on Friday.

"That will be a real big test," Grunig said. "We 2-0 but we're real inexperienced and Marshall's a pretty good club."

LQPV 030 (12)04 0 -- 19 18 *

B/H 336 381 x -- 24 12 4

HITTING - Lac qui Parle Valley: Clark 2-6 r-2, Long 3-5 rbi-2 r, Tosel 0-4 r, DuFrane 2-5 3b 2b rbi-3, Wildung 2-5 2b r-3, Bormann 2-2 r-5, Holtz 4-4 rbi r-3, Stensrud 2-4 r-3 ... Benson/Hancock: Mackenzie Jensen 2-2 r-5 sb-7, Kelsey Hammerschmidt 3-4 rbi-2, Kendra Schmidgall 2-5 rbi-2, Kayla Jones 0-1 bb-5 r-5, Brittney Johnson 1-4 rbi, Alyssa Hughes 2-3 2b rbi-2, Abby Tollifson 1-5, Serandon Bigalke 1-2 r-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lac qui Parle Valley: NA ... Benson/Hancock: Schmidgall (W)

GLENWOOD -- Mady Phillips walked 1 and struck out 8 in taming Paynesville with a 5-hitter as Minnewaska scooted to a 7-4 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday.

Phillips allowed only two runs, one earned. Kaylee Jacobs came in to throw the seventh but hit the first two hitters she faced which triggered the return of Phillips to the slab.

The Lakers' left-handed leadoff Kaylyn Oberg poked three hits and scored three runs. Brook Winter singled in runs in the fourth and the sixth and Jacobs also knocked in two runs.

Minnewaska 7,

Paynesville 4

Paynesville 000 010 3 -- 4 5 2

Minnewaska 121 003 x -- 7 10 3

HITTING - Paynesville: Sam Dahl 1-for-4, rbi; Stang 1-for-4, 2 rbi, 2b; K. Schaefer 1-for-3, Brooke Wuertz 1-for-4, 2b; Kayla Reiman 1-for-3 ... Minnewaska: Kaylyn Oberg 3-for-4, 3 runs, rbi; Brook Winter 2-for-2, 2 rbi; Jillian Hendrickson 1-for-3, rbi; Kaylee Jacobs 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Julie Helanderf 1-for-3; Mady Phillips 1-for-2, 2b; Alyssa Engfer 1-for-3, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Paynesville: M. Schaefer (L) 6-10-7-5-5-3 ... Minnewaska: Mady Phillips (W) 7-5-2-1-1-8, Kaylee Jacobs 0-0-2-2-0-0

Wright County

Mound-Westonka 15 Litchfield 1

The Dragons run scored in the fourth inning when Jamie Brickey doubled shome Alissa Holmgren, who had singled. Kelsey Fisher chucked all 5 innings for Litchfield (0-2).

Mound-Westonka 232 62 -- 15 15 0

Litchfield 000 10 -- 1 3 6

HITTING - Mound-Westonka: Pauti 2-for-4, Kalgren 2-for-4, 2 runs; Rasmussen 2-for-4, 2b... Litchfield: Alisssa Holmgren 1-for-2, run; Jamie Brickey 1-for-2, 2b, rbi; Natasha Stubeda 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Mound-Westonka: K.J. Delisle (W) 5-3-1-1-1-7 ... Litchfield: Kelsey Fisher (L) 5-15-15-13-6-1