Lady Warriors trounce St. Cloud Tech twice
ST. CLOUD -- Ridgewater amassed 26 hits en route to drubbing St. Cloud Technical College 12-3 and 14-2 in MCAC Southern Division softball action on Tuesday.
The Lady Warriors (21-5) have now won 12 straight games.
Ridgewater plays a doubleheader today against Anoka-Ramsey at Cambridge beginning at 3 p.m.
Ridgewater 12, St. Cloud Tech 3
Trailing 3-2, Ridgewater took over for good when Brandi Bodin clubbed a two-run homer in the top of the second inning. Bodin finished 2-for-3 with three RBI.
Bevin Williams went 3-for-4 and drove in a run for the Lady Warriors. Emily Roelike, Sara Beyer and Andrea Krause had two hits each.
Krause earned the win on a four-hitter. She walked four and struck out five.
Ridgewater 233 22 --12 14 2
St. Cloud 300 00 -- 3 4 2
HITTING - Ridgewater: Emily Roelike 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Brandi Bodin 2-for-4, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Sara Beyer 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Andrea Krause 2-for-4, rbi; Whitley Strei 1-for-2; Bevin Williams 3-for-4, rbi; Aimee Johnson 1-for-4; Samantha Cunningham 1-for-1 ... St. Cloud: Tesslyn Callander 1-for-3; Cat Evans 1-for-3, Danielle Nelson 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Ashley Paul 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater:Andre Krause (W) 5-4-3-1-4-5 ... St. Cloud: Ashley Paul 5-14-12-11-8-1
Ridgewater 14, St. Cloud Tech 2
Emily Roelike led off the game with a home run, then added a single and two doubles for a perfect 4-for-4 game with four RBI. Brandi Bodin had a single and triple in three trips and knocked in two runs. Samantha Cunningham also had two hits and drove in a run.
Shannon Heitz scattered eight hits for the win. She walked one and struck out three.
Cat Evans, Katie McCullough and Kayla Burgett had two hits each for St. Cloud.
Ridgewater 245 30 --14 12 1
St. Cloud 110 00 -- 2 8 2
HITTING - Ridgewater: Emily Roelike 4-for-4, 2 2b's, solo HR, 4 rbi; Brandi Bodin 2-for-3, 3b, 2 rbi; Sara Beyer 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Whitley Strei 1-for-2; Aimee Johnson 1-for-4, 2b; Samantha Cunningham 2-for-3, rbi ... St. Cloud: Cat Evans 2-for-3, rbi; Danielle Nelson 1-for-3, rbi; Katie McCullough 2-for-3, rbi; Stephanie Nelson 1-for-3; Kayla Burgett 2-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Shannon Heitz (W) 5-8-2-2-1-3 ... St. Cloud: Paige Barthel (L) 5-12-14-11-8-0