Prep Softball: Willmar wraps regular season with wins
HIBBING — The Willmar softball team wrapped up its regular season with a pair of wins at the Hibbing Tournament on Friday.
The Cardinals dispatched Hill City 11-1 in their first tournament game, then defeated Hibbing 12-0.
Willmar pitchers Lily Reed and Bentley Sjoberg worked five innings against Hill City, allowing four hits, no walks and Reed struck out five and got the win.
Ashley Prahl had three hits, an RBI and she scored twice, and Callie Slagter had two hits, including a double, she drove in a run and scored three runs. Carlie Berskow doubled and drove in two runs and Edyn Saulsbury had a hit and two RBIs.
The Game 2, winning pitcher Mackenzie Jones fired a six-inning four-hitter and struck out 11, and she also had three hits, drove in a run and scored three runs.
Berskow had two hits and drove in three runs, Reed had three hits and two RBIs and Sadie Raitz had three hits and drove in a run.
The Cardinals begin section playoffs next week. Their seeding and opponent will be decided on Sunday.
Willmar 212 214-12 14 2
Hibbing 000 000-0 4 2
Hitting - Willmar: Ashley Prahl 2-5 2b rbi r, Edyn Saulsbury 1-3 r-2, Mackenzie Jones 3-4 2b rbi r-3, Lily Reed 3-4 rbi-2 r-2, Carlie Berskow 2-4 rbi-3 r-2, Sadie Raitz 3-3 rbi r-2 ... Hibbing: Ayva Terzich 2-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Willmar: Jones (W) 6-4-0-0-0-11 ... Hibbing: Aune Boben (L) 5.1-14-12-7-4-4, Maddy Lampton 0.2-0-0-0-1-2
Hill City 1
Hill City 100 00-1 4 2
Willmar 280 11-11 11 2
Hitting - Hill City: Randi Wilson 2-2, Grace Kuhlman 1-2, Taya Gilmer 1-3 r ... Willmar: Callie Slagter 2-3 2b rbi r-3, Ashley Prahl 3-3 rbi r-2, Edyn Saulsbury 1-4 rbi-2 r, Lily Reed 1-3 rbi r, Carlie Berskow 1-3 2b rbi-2, Bentley Sjoberg 0-2 r, Sadie Raitz 1-1 r, Isabelle Kienholz 1-3 2b r, Adelyda Perez 1-3 rbi r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Hill City: Maycee Lathrop (L) 2-8-10-7-1-2, Shaley Pearson 2.2-3-1-1-2-0 ... Willmar: Reed (W) 4-4-1-0-0-5, Sjoberg 1-0-0-0-0-0
Morris/Chokio-Alberta jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the second inning Friday and that was more than enough for Liz Dietz.
The Tiger hurler allowed just one hits in a six-inning win. Dietz finished with six strikeouts and no earned runs.
Dietz also drove in three runs.
Morris/CA 060 108-15 8 1
Montevideo 000 010-1 1 5
Hitting - Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Bailey Marty 1-4 r-2, Jaden Ross 1-3 rbi r, Liz Dietz 1-4 rbi-3, Jen Solvie 0-2 r-2, Kenna Kehoe 1-3 r, Emma Bowman 0-0 rbi r, A McNally 1-4 rbi-2 r, Carissa Oberg 0-2 r, Macee Libbesmeier 1-1 rbi-2 r-2, Riley Decker 1-2 rbi r-2, Kylie Swanson 0-0 r ... Montevideo: Alissa Eickhoff 1-2 rbi, Mackenzie Hoidal 0-1 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Dietz (W) 6-1-1-0-1-6 ... Montevideo: Maddie Kilibarda (L) 1.2-7-8-3-2-1, Megan Anderson 4-0-7-1-5-1, Kassey Pauling 0.1-1-0-0-0-1
B/EV 11, BBE 1
Browerville/Eagle Valley finished with 17 hits in an 11-1 six-inning win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Friday.
Cassandra Tensen scored the Jaguars' lone run in the fourth inning, going 1-for-3. Josie Knutsen, Amber Jaeger and Kaylee Torgerson also had a hit apiece.
BBE 000 100-1 4 0
B/EV 332 021-11 17 0
Hitting - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Josie Knutsen 1-2, Cassandra Tensen 1-3 r sb, Amber Jaeger 1-3, Kaylee Torgerson 1-2 ... Browerville/Eagle Valley: Leona May 2-3 2b-2 r-3 rbi-3, Tyra Myers 3-4 r-2 rbi, Hannah Stearns 2-4 r-2 sb
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Dacia Herickhoff (L) 3-8-8-3-5-1, Emily Kern 3-5-3-3-2-0 ... Browerville/Eagle Valley: Marissa Callahan (W) 5-3-1-1-0-6