Prep Softball: NLS stays alive in 3AA playoffs
MARSHALL - New London-Spicer had to batter Windom pitching to stay alive in the Section 3AA playoffs, pounding out 17 base hits in a 17-13 win on Saturday.
NLS' Courtney Hanson was 5-for-5 with two doubles, four RBIs and she also scored four runs. Emma Hanson had two hits and drove in four runs.
Brianna Deming had three hits and drove in two runs and Sam Johnson had three hits, an RBI and she scored three times.
Katelyn Nordmeyer had two hits and two RBIs.
The Wildcats play St.James in an elimination game at 5 p.m. today in Marshall.
NLS 17, Windom 13
NLS 234 035 0-17 17 2
Windom 300 062 2-13 14 3
Hitting - New London-Spicer: Brianna Deming 3-4 2b rbi-2 r-3, Sam Johnson 3-5 rbi r-3, Courtney Hanson 5-5 2b-2 rbi-4 r-4, Katelyn Nordmeyer 2-4 2b rbi-2 r, Emma Hanson 2-5 2b rbi-4, Courtney Caskey 1-4 r, MacKenzie Rich 1-4 r-2, Presley Arndt-Callenius 0-3 r-2, Shea Oman 0-4 rbi r ... Windom: Reegan Elder 3-4 rbi-3 r, Maurissa Isaacs 3-5 hr 2b rbi-2 r-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NLS: Pitching stats not available ... Windom: Halle Jackson (L) 3-10-9-9-1-1, Isaacs 3-7-8-5-3-2, Ellie Maricle 1-0-0-0-0-2
Pipestone 10, NLS 1
Pipestone's Shelby Bloemendahl was tough on the New London-Spicer lineup, allowing just five hits and no walks while striking out six in a Section 3AA victory on Saturday in Marshall.
NLS' Courtney Hanson had two hits and drove in a run.
NLS 000 001 0-1 5 3
Pipestone 230 104 x-10 12 0
Hitting - New London-Spicer: Sam Johnson 1-3, Courtney Hanson 2-3 rbi, Ari Lindquist 1-1, Shea Oman 1-2 r ... Pipestone: Mandy Miller 3-4 r-3, Paige Arndt 1-3 3b rbi-3 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NLS: Brielle Krossman (L) 4-8-6-4-4-1, Ashlyn Leindecker 2-4-4-3-0-0 ... Pipestone: Shelby Bloemendahl (W) 7-5-1-1-0-6
St. James 4, MCA 0
Brooklyn Mickelson's three-hitter bounced Morris/Chokio-Alberta from the Section 3AA playoffs on Saturday in Marshall.
The Tigers' Liz Dietz had two hits and Riley Decker singled.
St. James 100 003 0-4 6 2
Morris/CA 000 000 0-0 3 2
Hitting - St. James: Renata Hernandez 2-4 r-2, Brooklyn Mickelson 2-3 rbi ... Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Liz Dietz 2-2, Riley Decker 1-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - St. James: Mickelson (W) 7-3-0-0-2-8 ... Morris/CA: Dietz (L) 7-6-4-3-1-9
MCW 5, MCA 2
Martin County Central took command in the middle innings and downed Morris/Chokio-Alberta in the Section 3AA playoffs on Saturday in Marshall.
MCA's Bailey Marty had two hits and Liz Dietz doubled and drove in a run.
MCW 000 113 0-5 7 0
MCA 000 002 0-2 6 1
Hitting - Martin County West: Karlee Thiesse 1-3 r-2, Jordan Stahl 1-3 2b rbi ... Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Bailey Marty 2-3 r, Emma Bowman 1-3, Liz Dietz 1-3 2b rbi r, Abbie McNally 1-2, Riley Decker 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - MCW: Stahl (W) 7-6-2-2-1-7 ... Morris/CA: Dietz (L) 6-7-5-5-2-4, Kenna Kehoe 1-0-0-0-0-0
Windom 12, Benson 11
Windom scored six runs in the fourth and plated the winning run in the sixth against Benson in a Section 3AA game on Saturday in Marshall.
Benson's Rachel Berens was 4-for-4 and drove in two runs an Lizzie Staton had a hit and drove in two runs. Grace Lee doubled and scored three runs.
Benson 323 012 0-11 10 2
Windom 140 601 x-12 16 3
Hitting - Benson: Kaitlyn Berreau 0-3 rbi r, Lizzie Staton 1-4 rbi-2, Grace Lee 1-2 2b r-3, Hannah Andrews 1-2 2b rbi r-3, Mackenzie Kurkosky 1-2 rbi r, Emily Miller 1-1 rbi, Courtney McNeill 1-4 3b r, Rachel Berens 4-4 rbi-2 r ... Windom: Jordyn Alm 3-5 rbi-4 r-2, Maurissa Isaacs 3-5 rbi-4 r-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Benson: Pitching stats were not available ... Windom: Halle Jackson (W) 7-10-11-7-6-2
KMS 9, BOLD 8
Savanna Hagen saved KMS' season with a game-winning singled in the bottom of the seventh inning in a Section 3A playoff elimination game on Saturday.
KMS built a four-run lead but surrendered it when BOLD scored five runs in the top of the seventh.
In the bottom of the inning, KMS' Morgan Lesteberg singled and came around in Maret Gjerde's game-tying double. Hagen followed with a single to center to end the game.
The Saints' Katie Krieger got the win in relief, and she also became KMS' all-time single-season hits leader with 47, and she also surpassed 100 career hits.
KMS plays another elimination game against KMS at 4 p.m. today in Cottonwood.
BOLD 110 100 5-8 10 3
Home 301 030 2-9 13 3
Hitting - BOLD: Brenna Weis 3-5 2b rbi-3, Emily Sheehan 1-4, Taylor Sagedahl 2-5 rbi-2, Megan Ridler 1-3 rbi, Morgan Schmitz 1-4, Morgan Bohlin 1-3, Jordan Johnson 1-4 ... KMS: Katie Krieger 1-4 rbi, Maret Gjerde 2-3 2b rbi, Savanna Hagen 2-4 rbi-2, Mallory Rudningen 1-4, Annika Smith 4-4 rbi-2, Morgan Lesteberg 2-3 rbi, Haylee Johnson 1-4 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BOLD: Sagedahl (L) 6.2-13-9-8-5-8 ... KMS: Claire Hauge 3.1-6-3-1-6-4, Krieger (W) 3.2-4-5-2-1-3
Wabasso 10, KMS 7
Eight KMS errors led to six unearned Wabasso runs in a Section 3A game on Saturday.
KMS' Maret Gjerde tripled, doubled and drove in two runs, Savanna Hagen had a single and two RBIs and Mallory Rudningen and Annika Smith both had two hits and drove in runs.
Wabasso 104 012 2-10 14 2
KMS 000 520 0-7 13 8
Hitting - Wabasso: Allison Fenger 4-4, Cassidy Irlbeck 3-4 rbi ... KMS: Katie Krieger 2-4, Maret Gjerde 2-4 3b 2b rbi-2, Savanna Hagen 1-3 rbi-2, Mallory Rudningen 2-4 rbi, Hannah Rosenboom 1-2, Tessa Grewe 1-2, Annika Smith 2-3 rbi, Haylee Johnson 2-4 2b
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Wabasso: Emily Benz (W) 7-13-7-5-2-8 ... KMS: Claire Hauge 2-3-1-1-0-1, Krieger (L) 5-9-9-3-3-3
LQPV 2, MCC 0
Lac qui Parle Valley's Haley Wollschlager fired a two-hitter and struck out 12 to keep the Eagles alive in the Section 3A playoffs on Saturday.
Wollschlager also tripled and doubled and scored a run. Ashton Molden had two hits and an RBI.
The Eagles play an elimination game against KMS at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Cottonwood.
LQPV 100 100 0-2 8 0
MCC 000 000 0-0 2 1
Hitting - Lac qui Parle Valley: Haley Wollschlager 2-3 3b 2b r, Lindsey Kranz 1-4 rbi, Jenna Burkleo 1-3 2b r, Tori Bungarden 1-3, Ashton Molden 2-3 rbi, Addy Bonn 1-3 ... Murray County Central: Amanda Muecke 1-3, MacKenzie Delong 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - LQPV: Wollschlager (W) 7-2-0-0-1-12 ... MCC: Muecke (L) 7-8-2-2-2-2
Edgerton 11, LQPV 4
Edgerton continued on in the Section 3A playoffs with a win over Lac qui Parle Valley on Saturday.
LQPV's Kelsea Lund had two hits and drove in a run and Ashton Molden and Addy Bonn both had hits and RBIs.
LQPV 000 040 0-4 8 2
Edgerton 003 342 x-11 12 2
Hitting - Lac qui Parle Valley: Kelsea Lund 2-4 rbi, Lindsey Kranz 1-3, Jenna Burleo 1-3, Tori Bungarden 1-3, Ashton Molden 1-3 rbi r, Maddy Patzer 1-3 r, Addy Bonn 1-3 rbi r ... Edgerton: Jessa Nibbelink 2-4, Liz Prins 2-4 hr 2b rbi-3, Hannah Nerem 2-4 2b rbi-2, Olivia Veldkemp 3-4 r-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - LQPV: Haley Wollschlager (L) 6-12-11-10-3-14 ... Edgerton: Sierra Van Dyke (W) 7-8-4-3-0-9