Softball roundup: Minnewaska no-hits Brandon-Evansville

GLENWOOD -- Teri Paulzine and Casie Rust combined on a no-hitter Friday as Minnewaska Area blanked Brandon-Evansville 4-0 in a non-conference softball game.

GLENWOOD -- Teri Paulzine and Casie Rust combined on a no-hitter Friday as Minnewaska Area blanked Brandon-Evansville 4-0 in a non-conference softball game.

Paulzine pitched the first four innings and also returned to record the final two outs of the game after Rust pitched 11/3 innings of relief and got into a little trouble by walking five batters. Paulzine, who recorded the win, walked none and struck out five. Rust struck out three.

The Lakers (1-0), who managed only five hits, got run-scoring singles from Laura Tvrdik and Ashley Olson.

Minnewaska Area 4, Brandon-Evansville 0

Bran./Evansville (0-1) 000 000 0 - 0 0 2


Minnewaska (1-0) 102 010 x - 4 5 0

HITTING - Brandon/Evansville: no hits .... Minnewaska: Sarah Gregorson 1-for-2, 2 runs; Laura Tvrdik 1-for-2, rbi; Ashley Olson 2-for-3, rbi; Laura Johnson 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Brandon/Evansville: Brittany Lund (L) 6-5-4-21-8 .... Minnewaska: Teri Paulzine (W) 4Xc-0-0-0-0-5, Casie Rust 1Zc-0-0-0-5-3


Hilary Groothuis struck out 11 while giving up only two hits in her complete-game victory for MACCRAY (1-0).

The Wolverines sent nine batters to the plate in the fourth inning and came away with five runs. Destiny VanDeRiet highlighted the inning with a two-run double. Breanna Krueger capped the scoring with an RBI single in the fifth.

Cheri Fjermestad hit a sacrifice fly and Ashley Vikander singled in a run for Yellow Medicine East (0-1), which made seven errors.

MACCRAY (1-0) 000 510 0 - 6 4 0


YME (0-1) 000 200 0 - 2 2 7

HITTING - MACCRAY: Megan Hansen 1-for-4; Breanna Krueger 1-for-3, rbi; Destiny VanDeRiet 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Kristie Eschen 1-for-3 .... Yellow Medicine East: Cheri Fjermestad 1-for-2, rbi; Ashley Vikander 1-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - MACCRAY: Hilary Groothuis (W) 7-2-2-2-3-11 .... Yellow Medicine East: Kristen Hegna (L) 7-4-6-1-2-5

BBE 7, Osakis 5

BBE (2-0) scored three runs in the seventh to overcome a 5-4 deficit. Bridget White hit an RBI single, then Tiffany Gruber scored on a wild pitch. Amber Evenson added an insurance run with an RBI single.

Gruber, White and Emily Roelike had two hits apiece. Gruber and White had two RBI each.

Brandi Bast allowed seven hits, struck out three and walked one for the win.

BBE (2-0) 103 000 3 - 7 8 2


Osakis (1-1) 101 020 1 - 5 7 3

HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Emily Roelike 2-for-3, 2b; Tiffany Gruber 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Bridget White 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Amber Evenson 1-for-4, rbi; Sarah Gruber 1-for-2 .... Osakis: Becky Quistorff 2-for-3, 3b; Brittany Quistorff 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Ashley Schultz 1-for-3, rbi;

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Brandi Bast (W) 7-7-5-3-1-3 .... Osakis: Ashley Schultz (L) 7-8-7-5-3-8

LQPV 7, Chokio-Alberta 4

Beth Brustuen singled in Amber Moen in the first and second innings and doubled in Moen in the sixth in Lac qui Parle Valley's opener.

Moen had four hits and Brustuen three for the Eagles, while Mindy Clark and Katie Schlieman both had two hits.

Amanda Kraft worked all seven innings for the win. She walked three and struck out two.

Chokio-Alberta (0-1) 200 020 0 - 4 6 2


LQPV (1-0) 220 201 x - 7 11 5

HITTING - Chokio-Alberta/Herman-Norcross: Jenna Zimmerman 1-for-4; Rebecca Zimmermann 1-for-3, 3b, rbi; Courtney Johnson 2-for-4; Kelsey Draper 1-for-4; Jessica Lehman 1-for-3 .... Lac qui Parle Valley: Mindy Clark 2-for-3; Amber Moen 4-for-4, rbi; Beth Brustuen 3-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi; Katie Schlieman 2-for-4, 2b, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Chokio-Alberta/Herman-Norcross: Rebecca Zimmerman (L) 6-11-7-6-4-6 .... Lac qui Parle Valley: Amanda Kraft (W) 7-6-4-3-3-2

Morris Area 15, St. Cloud Cathedral 2

Morris Area's Whitney Riley threw a three-hitter, striking out three and walking three, for the win.

Tracy White went 3-for-4 to lead the Tigers at the plate. Brittany Sharstrom added two hits.

SC Cathedral 000 02 - 2 3 2

Morris (1-0) 227 4x - 15 12 3


HITTING - St. Cloud Cathedral: K. Garceau 2-for-3; L. Hagen 1-for-3 .... Morris: Brittany Sharstrom 2-for-3; Tracy White 3-for-4; Jonna Beier 1-for-3; Courtney Tiegs 2-for-3; Whitney Riley 1-for-2; Sarah Burke 1-for-4; Kristi Mahoney 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - St. Cloud Cathedral: N. Anderson (L) 3Xc-9-11-9-5-1; .... Morris: Whitney Riley (W) 5-3-2-0-3-3

West Central North

LPGE 8, Paynesville 2

LPGE (1-0, 1-0) scored seven runs in the first four innings and played errorless ball to hand Paynesville (0-1, 2-1) its first loss of the season.

Melanie Mages led the Bulldogs with two hits, including a double, and three stolen bases. Carissa Utsch also had two hits.

Ashley Ogdahl went the distance in the loss. She allowed 10 runs on eight hits and struck out four without issuing a walk.

LPGE (1-0, 1-0) 211 301 0 - 8 10 0


Paynesville (0-1, 2-1) 010 001 0 - 2 9 4

HITTING - Long Prairie-Grey Eagle: Diane Blummel 3-for-4, 2 runs, 2b; Steph Callahan 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2b .... Paynesville: Amanda Skalicky 2-for-4; Melanie Mages 2-for-3, 2b, 3 sb's; Carissa Utsch 2-for-3; Laura Schaefer 1-for-3; Ashley Ogdahl 1-for-3; Emily Mohr 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Long Prairie-Grey Eagle: Kendra Nies (W) 7-9-2-2-0-2 .... Paynesville: Ashley Ogdahl 7-8-10-5-0-4

Benson/Hancock 11, NLS 0

Emily Jensen started Benson/Hancock's softball season with an inside-the-park home run.

The BraveOwls scored at least one run in every inning and pounded out eight hits -- six for extra bases.

Katie Razink threw a two-hit shutout for the win. She struck out three and walked five.

Benson/Hancock also recorded three triples and two doubles. Melinda Paulsrud led the team with three hits, including a triple, and three RBI.

Ben./Hancock (1-0) 221 114 - 11 8 *

NL-Spicer (0-2) 000 000 - 0 2 2

HITTING - Benson/Hancock: Emily Jensen 1-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Melinda Paulsrud 3-for-3, 3b, 3 rbi; Amber Thompson 1-for-2, 3b, rbi; Jenny Noordmans 1-for-3, 3b, rbi; Britta Fennell 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Kelsey Solvie 1-for-1, 2b, 2 rbi .... New London-Spicer: JoLynn Berg 1-for-2; Liz Heinen 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Benson/Hancock: Katie Razink (W) 6-2-0-0-5-3 .... New London-Spicer: not available

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