Prep Softball: Benson/Hancock thumps LQPV, 4-1

BENSON -- Taylor Semler spun a three-hitter backed by 10 hits from the offense as Benson/Hancock shaded Lac qui Parle Valley 4-1 on Monday in West Central South softball.

BENSON -- Taylor Semler spun a three-hitter backed by 10 hits from the offense as Benson/Hancock shaded Lac qui Parle Valley 4-1 on Monday in West Central South softball.

Nicole Streich was tough in the circle for the Eagles. She escaped numerous jams, stranding 10 Brave/Owls.

B/H needed four hits to produce a 2-1 lead in the third. Mallory Jensen had the RBI poke.

Jenny Noordmans hit a two-run double in the sixth.

The win maintains B/H's tie with Minnewaska for the loop lead.


Benson/Hancock 4, Lac qui Parle Valley 1

LQPV 001 000 0 -- 1 3 2

Benson/Hancock 101 002 x -- 4 10 0

HITTING - Lac qui Parle Valley: TiffanVolk 1-for-3, run; Elissa Schmidt 1-for-3, rbi; Rachel Streich 1-for-3 ... Benson/Hancock: Debbie Reardon 2-for-4, Jenny Noordmans 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Courtney Frank 1-for-3, Sarah Ahrndt 1-for-3, rbi; Emily Rajewsky 1-for-3, Mallory Jensen 1-for-3, rbi; Julia Ahrndt 1-for-2, Megan Jepma 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lac qui Parle Valley: Nicole Streich (L) 6-10-4-3-2-7 ... Benson/Hancock: Taylor Semmler (W0 7-3-1-1-1-7

YME 10, Morris 2

Molly Anderson threw a two-hitter for the Sting (7-4, 9-5) and Cassie Cole hit a solo home run in the second inning.

Aimee Johnson also hit a bases-loaded single to score three runs in the five-run second. She finished with two hits and four RBI.


YME 050 122 0 -- 10 10 2

Morris 000 020 0 -- 2 2 3

HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Hailey Bennett 1-for-3; Lauren Trudel 2-for-4; Aimee Johnson 2-for-4, 4 rbi; Livi Jeseritz 2-for-4; Ashley Vikander 1-for-3; Cassie Cole 1-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Whitney Swenson 1-for-4 ... Morris: Mary Rentz 1-for-3; Britney Greenwaldt 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Molly Anderson (W) 7-2-2-0-1-3 ... Morris: Sarah Beyer (L) 4-6-8-8-6-1; Kelsey Amundson 3-4-2-1-1-2

First game

Minnewaska 11, ACGC 2

In a continuation from April 21, the Falcons scored twice in the first inning, then the Lakers closed the door, allowing only two hits.

The Lakers pounded out 15 hits, led by Jacque Danielson, who doubled three times in four at-bats and drove in three runs. Shannon Bosek had two doubles.


Minnewaska 013 102 4 -- 11 15 2

ACGC 200 000 0 -- 2 3 2

HITTING - Minnewaska: Amie Chan 1-for-2; Jacque Danielson 3-for-4, 3 2b's, 3 rbi; Alicia Pfeninger 1-for-3, rbi; Cassie Jacobs 2-for-3, 2 runs; Erika Olson 1-for-3; Nicholee Lange 1-for-3; Shannon Bosek 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 4 rbi; Emily Toop 3-for-4, 2 2b's; Alex Lagred 1-for-3 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Kathy Lamecker 1-for-4; Brittany Bolton 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Christine Malvin 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minnewaska: Kali Cordes 1Zc-1-2-2-0-3, Alicia Pfeninger (W) 4Xc-1-0-0-2-6, Laura Paulson 1-1-0-0-0-1 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Christine Malvin (L) 7-15-11-8-5-7

Second game

Minnewaska 14, ACGC 13

The teams combined for 35 hits, including Cassie Jacobs' solo home run to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning to give Minnewaska (11-1, 15-3) the win.

Jacobs, who finished with three hits, also slugged a solo homer in the sixth.


Bethany Nelson went 4-for-6 with three RBI to lead the Falcons (6-5, 7-7).

ACGC 214 000 60 -- 13 19 3

Minnewaska 170 201 31 -- 14 16 5

HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Kathy Lamecker 2-for-5, 2b, rbi; Bethany Nelson 4-for-6, 3 rbi; Kayla Dallmann 3-for-4, 2 rbi; Brittany Bolton 2-for-5, 2b; Courtney Malvin 2-for-5; Nicole Clark 3-for-5; Megan Daun 3-for-5, 3-run HR (7th), 3 rbi ... Minnewaska: Shannon Bosek 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Amie Chan 2-for-4; Alicia Pfeninger 1-for-5; Cassie Jacobs 3-for-4, 3 runs, 2b, 2 solo HR's, 3 rbi; Erika Olson 2-for-4, rbi; Jacque Danielson 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Emily Toop 2-for-3; Allison Blair 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Brittany Bolton (L) 7-16-14-10-4-1 ... Minnewaska: Kali Cordes (W) 5Zc-10-7-4-2-3, Alicia Pfeninger 2-6-6-3-0-4, Laura Paulson Xc-3-3-3-2-0

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