Prep Softball: MACCRAY beats YME with late rally
Tribune Staff Report
RAYMOND -- Trailing visiting Yellow Medicine East 2-1 heading to the bottom of the sixth, the MACCRAY Wolverines detonated a five-run explosion to win the non-conference meeting 5-2 on Monday.
Rachel Davids and Jennifer Sommers ignited the uprising with back-to-back singles, followed by a Sting error and then an RBI hit by Taylor Grussing, her third hit of the game. Molly Friese and Hailey Goman also struck RBI hits and a fifth run was forced home on a walk.
Each team scored a run in the first. Allie Trudel, the losing pitcher, hit a sacrifice fly to score Mollie Nielsen, who had reached on a single, for a 2-1 YME lead in the fourth.
Erica Bonnema's double scored a run for MACCRAY in the first.
Winning pitcher Goeman threw a 5-hitter with 9 walks and 9 strikeouts.
MACCRAY improved to 4-1 overall.
YME 100 100 0 -- 2 5 3
MACCRAY 100 004 x-- 5 12 1
HITTING - YME: Jennessa Hoffman 1-for-4, 2b; Courtney Hinz 1-for-3, Allie Trudel 1-for-1, rbi; Angie Scheffler 1-for-3, 2b; Mollie Nielsen 1-for-3 ... MACCRAY: Paige Ammermann 1-for-3, rbi; Molly Friese 2-for-4, rbi; Hailey Goman 2-for-4, rbi; Erica Bonnema 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Rachel Davids 2-for-3, Jennifer Sommers 1-for-1, Taylor Grussing 3-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- YME: Allie Trudel (L) 6-12-5-3-2-5 ... MACCRAY: Hailey Goeman (W) 7-5-2-2-9-9