Softball: YME belts 3 homers in slugfest with ACGC
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine East hit three home runs and collected 14 hits to outslug Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 13-10 Tuesday. The homer parade started in the third inning with Audrey Formo's solo shot, pinning the Sting to a 4-1 lead. Ashle...
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine East hit three home runs and collected 14 hits to outslug Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 13-10 Tuesday.
The homer parade started in the third inning with Audrey Formo's solo shot, pinning the Sting to a 4-1 lead. Ashley Vikander added a two-run blast in the fourth and Kristen Hegna highlighted a five-run fifth with a two-run homer.
Five players had two hits for the Sting (2-0, 2-1).
Ashley Schmeling and Kalina Blackwell had two hits each for the Falcons (1-1, 2-2), with Schmeling driving in two runs.
YME 13, ACGC 10
ACGC (1-1, 2-2) 001 232 2 - 10 7 3
YME (2-0, 2-1) 202 351 x - 13 14 5
HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Rachel Wright 1-for-4, rbi; Tiffany Schultz 1-for-3, 2 runs, rbi; Ashley Schmeling 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Kayla Dahlman 1-for-5; Kalina Blackwell 2-for-4, 2 runs, rbi .... Yellow Medicine East: Haley Bennett 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Kristen Hegna 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Audrey Formo 2-for-3, 3 runs, solo HR, 2 rbi; Ashley Vikander 1-for-3, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Cheri Fjermestad 1-for-2, 2 runs, rbi; Livy Jeseritz 2-for-4, rbi; Mollie Kvam 2-for-3; Mel Anderson 1-for-2, rbi; Emma Volstad 1-for-4, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Kalina Blackwell (L) 4Zc-8-7-6-2-1; Ashley Schmeling 1Xc-6-6-6-2-3 .... Yellow Medicine East: Kristen Hegna (W) 7-7-10-1-9-4
BOLD 8, LQPV 7
BOLD's Missy Benson just beat the throw home after a bunt by Breanna Keltgen in the top of the seventh to score and break a 7-all tie.
Lac qui Parle Valley scored five in the bottom of the second, but BOLD came right back, scoring five in the top of third after two were out and no one on base. Benson also had a triple and two RBI. Sara Grasmon threw two innings of shutout ball for the win in relief.
The Eagles, who were short three starters, got a single and double from Mindy Clark.
BOLD (1-1, 2-2) 005 200 1 - 8 7 3
LQPV (2-1, 3-1) 050 020 0 - 7 8 4
HITTING - BOLD: Chelsea Remillard 1-for-4; Brittany Stadther 1-for-3; Missy Benson 2-for-4, 3b, 2 rbi; Laura Wallenta 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Breanna Keltgen 1-for-3, rbi; Kelly Otteson 1-for-3 .... Lac qui Parle Valley: Mindy Clark 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Kelly Splonskowski 1-for-4; Madeline Gail 1-for-4; Katie Schlieman 1-for-3, 3b, rbi; Amanda Kraft 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Vanessa Wilkening 1-for-4; Whitney Hansen 1-for-2, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BOLD: Christy Gass 5-7-7-4-3-6; Sara Grasmon (W) 2-2-0-0-0-1 .... Lac qui Parle Valley: Amanda Kraft (L) 7-7-8-2-4-3
Benson/Hancock 7, Montevideo 3
Benson/Hancock (1-1, 2-1) pounded out nine hits and Katie Razink threw a four-hitter.
The BraveOwls were led by Jenny Flaten, who went 3-for-3 and an RBI. Emily Jensen added two RBI.
Razink struck out six and walked five.
Ben./Hanc. (1-1, 2-1) 002 002 3 - 7 9 0
Montevideo (2-2, 2-3) 010 002 0 - 3 4 3
HITTING - Benson/Hancock: Jenny Flaten 3-for-3, 2 runs, rbi; Chelsey Solvie 1-for-3, 2 runs; Courtney Frank 1-for-3, rbi; Britta Fennell 1-for-3, rbi; Amber Thompson 1-for-4; Tara Thielke 1-for-4; Emily Jensen 1-for-4, 2 rbi .... Montevideo: Kaylee Johnson 1-for-2, 2 runs; Gretchen Allickson 1-for-2, rbi; Betsy Zacharias 1-for-2, rbi; Calie Roggatz 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Benson/Hancock: Katie Razink (W) 7-4-3-3-5-6 .... Montevideo: Betsy Zacharias (L) 7-9-7-5-0-1