Area Softball Roundup

WABASSO -- Benson/Hancock racked up 36 hits and had three players hit .600-or-better Saturday en route to going 3-0 to win the Wabasso Invite. The Brave/Owls opened with a 5-3 win over Wabasso before upending DeLaSalle 11-1 in five innings. Benso...

WABASSO -- Benson/Hancock racked up 36 hits and had three players hit .600-or-better Saturday en route to going 3-0 to win the Wabasso Invite.

The Brave/Owls opened with a 5-3 win over Wabasso before upending DeLaSalle 11-1 in five innings. Benson/Hancock then beat St. Peter 6-3 in the title game.

The Brave/Owls (5-1) gave up only six runs in the tournament as Katie Razink spun all 19 innings to pick up three wins.

Emily Jensen went 7-for-11,, Jenny Flaten 6-for-10 and Sarah Ahrndt 5-for-8 to ignite the offense for Benson/Hancock.

Jensen led off the bottom of the first inning in the title game with a home run before Ashley Lindahl doubled in Flaten and Courtney Frank scored the eventual winning run on Ahrndt's single.


Team scores

Benson/Hancock 5, Wabasso 3

Benson/Hancock 11, DeLaSalle 1, 5 innings


Benson/Hancock 6, St. Peter 2

How Benson/Hancock fared

HITTING - Emily Jensen 7-for-11, 2 3b, solo HR, 6 runs; Jenny Flaten 6-for-10, 2b, 3b, 5 runs; Tillie Paulsrud 4-for-11, 2 rbi; Courtney Frank 3-for-10, 2 rbi; Maria Hanson 2-for-5, rbi; Ashley Lindahl 2-for-9, 2b, 2 runs, rbi; Sarah Ahrndt 5-for-8, 2b, solo HR, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Deb Reardon 3-for-7, 3 runs, rbi; Katie Razink 2-for-3; Mallory Jensen 2-for-6

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Katie Razink (W-W-W) 19-14-6-3-3-13


Montevideo 3-0 at LQPV Invitational

MADISON - Montevideo's Betsy Zacharias pitched a six-hit shutout against Lac qui Parle Valley to cap a 3-0 day for the Thunder Hawks in the Lac qui Parle Valley Round-Robin Tournament.

Gretchen Allison had seven hits, including four doubles, and drove in seven runs for Montevideo. Kaylee Johnson had six hits and four RBI. Wendy Macziewski notched four hits, including a home runs, and knocked in five runs. Betsy Zacharias won two games and Amy Johnson the other.

MACCRAY went 2-1, including a forfeit over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley, and LQPV 1-2.

Team scores

Lac qui Parle Valley 16, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 5

Montevideo 15, Clinton-GB 1

MACCRAY 8, Lac qui Parle Valley 6


Montevideo 6, MACCRAY 4

MACCRAY 7, Clinton-GB 0

Montevideo 6, Lac qui Parle Valley 0

How Montevideo fared

HITTING - Kaylee Johnson 6-for-8, 4 runs, 3b, 4 rbi; Gretchen Allixson 7-for-9, 4 runs, 4 2b's, 7 rbi; Betsy Zacharias 2 hits, 4 rbi; Calie Roggatz 1-for-4, 3b, rbi, Kari Blommel 1-for-1, Amy Johnson 1-for-6, 3 runs, rbi; Brook Moseng 3-for-7, 4 runs, rbi; Wendy Macziewski 4-for-9, 4 runs, 3b, solo HR, 5 rbi; Barbi Reuss 2-for-5, 2 runs; Jennifer Buseman 2-for-4, rbi; Ashley Roder 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Amy Johnson (W) 7-9-4-2-1-2, Betsy Zacharias (W, W) 12-9-1-0-2-5

How MACCRAY fared

HITTING - Christine Condon 2-for-7, 2 runs; Brandy Woodring 3-for-7, 2 runs, rbi; Destiny VanDeRiet 2-for-8; Hilary Groothuis 3-for-8, 3b, 3 rbi; Brandi Bodin 3-for-7, rbi; Megan Hansen 1-for-5; Ashley Beseman 3-for-3, rbi; Brooke Minkel 1-for-2; Becky Meyer 1-for-2; Tory Brouwer 2-for-5, 2 runs, rbi; Breanna Kruger 2-for-4, rbi; Kristie Eschen 1-for-4


PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Hilary Groothuis (W) 82/3-8-6-5-6-14, Tory Brouwer (L) 51/3-5-6-4-8-6

How Lac qui Parle Valley fared

HITTING - Mindy Clark 3-for-11, rbi; Amber Moen 2-for-9, rbi; Kelly Splonskowski 4-for-8, rbi; Makayla Schreck 1-for-4, 3b; Vanessa Wilkening 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Tierra Hansen 1-for-5, Madeline Gail 4-for-10, 2b, 3b, 3 rbi; Beth Brustuen 5-for-10, 2 2b's, 3b, 2 rbi; Katie Schlieman 1-for-7, Whitney Hansen 1-for-1, 2b, rbi; Tiffany Volk 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Nicole Striech 2-for-5, 2b, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Amanda Kraft (L, L) 142/3-16-14-7-5-2, Nicole Striech (W) 42/3-3-5-4-3-2, Mindy Clark 11/3-2-1-1-4-0

Wright County

Annandale 14, Litchfield 1

Litchfield broke through in the seventh on an RBI single by Megan Lundeen. Sara Lundeen banged out two of the Dragons' four hits off Cardinals' pitcher Heather Schultz.

Annandale (7-3) 042 202 5 - 14 18 2


Litchfield (2-5) 000 000 1 - 1 8 4

HITTING - Annandale: Breann Woefel 4-for-4, Morris 2-for-3, Liz Boltz 2-for-4, Lindsey LaTour 3-for-5 .... Litchfield: Sara Lehrer 2-for-3, Kayla Salo 1-for-3, Tara Utter 1-for-3, Jessica Kastner 1-for-3, Megan Lundeen 1-for-3, rbi; Bridget Lee 1-for-3, Emma Skaags 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Annandale: Heather Schultz 7-8-1-1-1-6 .... Litchfield: Kelsey Farmer 6-17-14-*-4-3, Kim Farmer 1-1-0-0-0-0

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