Prep Softball: Fighting Saints blast 3 HRs in win over NLS
Tribune Staff Reports
MURDOCK -- Three home runs powered Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg and the Fighting Saints blew out New London-Spicer 14-4 in a non-conference game Monday.
Sam Dunn went deep with a two-run shot in the fourth, part of a huge day in which she went 5-for-5 with a double and three RBIs.
Courtney Olson also homered in the fourth, another two-run shot. She was 2-for-4 with a double and drove in four runs.
An inning later, Lyndsay Jorgenson, who was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, hit a solo shot.
Erin Haglund and Brielle Hauge also had two hits each in the Fighting Saints' offensive outburst.
Haglund got the win with three scoreless innings in relief of Dunn.
Amanda Radel took the loss for the Wildcats.
Hannah Stehn doubled for NLS.
KMS 14, NLS 4
NLS...........................100 300 0 -- 4 3 3
KMS (5-0).............003 443 x -- 14 17 2
HITTING - NLS: Brianna Fredrick 1-for-2, Amanda Radel 1-for-3, Hannah Stehn 1-for-3, 2b, rbi ... KMS: Ellen Johnson 1-for-5, Sam Dunn 5-for-5, 3 rbi, 2b, HR, Courtney Olson 2-for-4, 4 rbi, 2b, HR, Erin Haglund 2-for-4, 2 rbi, 2b, Brielle Hauge 2-for-3, rbi, Haylie Helms 1-for-4, 2b, Lori McCain 1-for-4, Lyndsay Jorgenson 3-for-3, 2 rbi, HR
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- NLS: Amanda Radel 5.2-17-14-12-2-4 ... KMS: Sam Dunn 3-3-4-2-1-4; Erin Haglund (W) 3-0-0-0-0-5
Glencoe-Silver Lake 14, Litchfield 11
Litchfield rallied with four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning but couldn't come all the way back in a Wright County Conference game Monday in Litchfield.
GLS's Jackie Stifter homered, doubled and drove in two runs.
The Dragons' Alexi Besser had two hits and drove in three runs, and Jayme Brickey had a double among her two hits and drove in two runs.
The Dragons fell to 0-7 overall and play next at home against Annandale at 4:30 p.m. today.
Glencoe-SL..........034 030 4 -- 14 12 3
Litchfield...............202 102 4 -- 11 9 5
HITTING - Glencoe-Silver Lake: Ronni Mullenback 4-for-5 2b-2 rbi r-2, Jackie Stifter 3-for-4 hr 2b rbi-2 r-2 ... Litchfield: Britny Christensen 1-for-4 bb r-3, Kelsey Fisher 1-for-4 bb rbi r-2, Jayme Brickey 2-for-4 2b bb rbi-2 r-2, Alexi Besser 2-for-3 2b sf rbi-3 r, Natasha Stubeda 2-for-4 bb, Ali Schafer 1-for-3 bb-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Glencoe-Silver Lake: Carmen Koralewski (W) ... Litchfield: Fisher (L) 7-12-14-8-3-11
EVW 5, BBE 2
Eden Valley-Watkins rode a Jamie Scherer home run and four-run fourth inning to a 5-2 victory over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Monday in a Central Minnesota Conference game.
Brianna Lieser, Brittany Roelike and Becca Gruber each had two hits for the Jaguars and Kendra Braegelman was 1-for-4 with an RBI.
Michelle Sanders started and took the loss with five earned runs through six innings.
BBE........................000 020 0 -- 2 11 2
EVW..........................001 400 x -- 5 8 0
HITTING - BBE: Kendra Braegelman 1-for-4, rbi, Brianna Lieser 2-for-4, rbi, Brittany Roelike 2-for-4, Michelle Sanders 1-for-3, Amy Bast 1-for-3, Becca Gruber 2-for-3, Sadie Tollefson 1-for-3, Courtney Kern 1-for-3 ... Eden Valley-Watkins: Brooke Scherer 2-for-3, rbi, Baylee Lahr 2-for-3, rbi, Kristin Phillipp 2-for-3, Jamie Scherer 1-for-3, HR, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BBE: Michelle Sanders (L) 6-8-5-5-3-7 ... Eden Valley-Watkins: Baylee Lahr (W) 7-11-2-2-0-6