RAYMOND — The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg softball team swept a doubleheader from MACCRAY on Friday.
KMS beat its Camden Conference opponent 8-3 and 15-3 in five innings. It was MACCRAY’s season-opener.
In Game 1, Lauren Krieger got the complete-game win for KMS. She struck out four and walked two, allowing eight hits and three earned runs.
In Game 2, Maret Gjerde, Krieger and Shakira Olson all had two hits for the Fighting Saints. Krieger doubled and Olson tripled.
Madison Anderson got the complete-game win, going all five innings. She struck out seven and walked three, allowing three hits and three earned runs.
Alison Koenen slugged a two-run homer in the third inning for MACCRAY in Game 2.
KMS scored six runs in the first inning on two hits and three Wolverine errors, then added five in the third on two hits and three more MACCRAY errors. The Wolverines made eight errors in total in Game 2.
KMS 8, MACCRAY 3
MACCRAY 100 002 0-3 8 4
KMS 130 301 x-8 6 0
Hitting - KMS: Josie Gjerde 1-3 r-2, Lauren Krieger 1-4 r-2, Maret Gjerde 2-4 r, Katlyn Peters 1-4 … MACCRAY: Erika Pieper 1-4, Lizzie Koenen 1-4, Ali Koenen 2-4 r, Ashley Levitz-Mickels 1-3, Greta Meyer 1-3 rbi, Gabby Rand 2-3 rbi-2.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - KMS: Krieger (W) 7-8-3-3-2-4 … MACCRAY: Levitz-Mickels (L) 6-5-8-2-3-5.
KMS 15, MACCRAY 3
KMS 615 03-15 11 1
MACCRAY 003 00-3 3 8
Hitting - KMS: Haile Nichols 1-4 r-2, Josie Gjerde 1-3 r, Maret Gjerde 2-3 r, Lauren Krieger 2-4 2b r-2, Elsa Gjerde 1-4 2b r, Shakira Olson 2-3 3b rbi, Julia Carlson 1-4 r-2, Madison Anderson 1-3 … MACCRAY: Alison Koenen 1-3 hr rbi-2, Lizzie Koenen 1-1, Ashley Levitz-Mickels 1-3 2b.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - KMS: Anderson (W) 5-3-3-3-3-7 … MACCRAY: A. Koenen 2-6-12-4-1-0, Hadley Schoffmann 3-6-3-2-2-1.
LQPV 14, RCW 0
Rylee Sawatzky threw a five-inning no-hitter, striking out 11 and walking two, in Lac qui Parle Valley’s win over Renville County West at Madison.
Macie Lund went 4-for-4 with a double and a triple to lead Lac qui Parle Valley’s 18-hit attack.
Taylor Shelstad was 3-for-4 with three RBI and Cassidie Olson was 3-for-3 with two doubles, a triple and four runs for the Eagles.
LQPV 453 11-14 18 0
RCW 000 00- 0 0 1
Hitting - LQPV: Macie Lund 4-4 2b 3b r-3 rbi, Taylor Shelstad 3-4 2b r-3 rbi-3, Rylee Sawatzky 1-3 r-2 rbi-2, Cassidie Olson 3-3 2b-2 3b r-4 rbi-2, Rylee Lund 2-3 rbi-2, Addy Bonn 2-4 2b rbi-3, Isabel Gerdes 1-3, Ayanna Gibson 1-4 r, Taylor Kittelson 1-3 r … RCW: No hits.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - LQPV: Sawatzky (W) 5-0-0-0-2-11 … RCW: Holly Bratsch (L) 5-18-14-14-2-2.
LQPV 20, RCW 0
Taylor Shelstad tossed a four-inning shutout for Lac qui Parle Valley in the Eagles’ doubleheader sweep of Renville County West at Madison.
Shelstad struck out three, walked two and allowed two hits.
Rylee Sawatzky went 3-for-3 with a double, four runs and two RBI for LQPV.
Holly Bratsch and Maddie Urness each had hits for RCW.
RCW 000 0- 0 2 0
LQPV (11)09 x-20 13 0
Hitting - RCW: Holly Bratsch 1-2, Maddie Urness 1-2 … LQPV: Macie Lund 2-2 3b rbi, Taylor Shelstad 2-4 r-2 rbi-2, Rylee Sawatzky 3-3 2b r-4 rbi-2, Cassidie Olson 1-1 r-3 rbi-2, Rylee Lund 1-2 2b r-2 rbi, Addy Bonn 1-3 r rbi-2, Isabel Gerdes r-2 rbi, Ayanna Gibson 2-3 2b-2 r rbi-3, Taylor Kittelson 1-2 r-2 rbi-3.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - RCW: Hannah Savig (L) 3-13-20-20-13-0 … LQPV: Shelstad 4-2-0-0-2-3.
Yellow Medicine East started the night off strong at Dawson with 12 hits over Dawson-Boyd. Jenna Weir earned the victory for YME with seven strikeouts in six innings pitched. Weir also went 2 of 3 at the plate with three RBIs. Aria Peters went 3 of 5 with a double, a run, a stolen base and two RBIs.
YME 120 342 4-16 12 1
Dawson-Boyd 001 312 0- 7 7 4
Hitting - YME: Yansi Flores 1-4 r-3 sb-2, Kaitlin Wohlman 1-3 r-2 rbi sb, Cherish Hammer 2-3 r rbi sb, Hannah Stark 1-3 r-2 sb, Hope Stark 1-4 r-2 sb-2, Jenna Weir 2-3 rbi-3, Aria Peters 3-5 2b r rbi-2 sb, Brylea Ruff 1-3 r rbi, Bayli Sneller 0-2 r-2 rbi, Emma Melbostad 0-0 r-2 … Dawson-Boyd: Grace Haas 2-4 rbi-2, Madi Peterson 1-3 r, Kate Dahl 2-3 r-2, Avery Peterson 1-4 rbi-2, Taylen Jorgenson 1-3 2b rbi-2, Tarah Johnson 0-3 r sb-2, Alivia Haas 0-2 r, Alli Estling 0-4 rbi, Madison Hanson 0-2 r, Makaylee Wente 0-0 r.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - YME: Weir (W) 6-7-7-6-6-7, Melbostad 1-0-0-0-0-2 … Dawson-Boyd: A. Haas (L) 7-12-16-13-13-9.
Yellow Medicine East used 16 walks, three hits and three errors to beat Dawson-Boyd at Granite Falls.
D-B, which has lost nine straight, will try to snap it against Ortonville on Monday. YME is now 5-4 and on a five-game winning streak. The Sting play a doubleheader against Minneota/Canby on Monday.
Dawson-Boyd 100 00 - 1 3 3
YME 462 2x -14 3 2
Hitting - Dawson-Boyd: Grace Haad 1-3, Tarah Johnson r bb, Alli Estling 1-2 rbi, Kate Dahl 1-2, Madison Hanson bb … YME: Yansi Flores r, rbi, bb, Kaitlin Wohlman bb-2 r-2, Cherish Hammer 1-4, Hannah Stark 1-1 r-3 rbi bb, Hope Stark bb r-2, Aria Peters bb-3, Brylea Ruff bb r, Hailey Baker 1-1 r-2 bb-2, Ashley Niemeyer r bb.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Dawson-Boyd: Alli Estling (L) 4-3-14-10-16-4 ... YME: Bayli Sneller (W) 5-3-1-1-2-4.
Emma DeWolf, Avery Stilwell and Sydney McCann all hit home runs in Litchfield’s home victory under the lights over Hutchinson.
DeWolf went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI. Stilwell was 4-for-4 with two RBI and a double. McCann was 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Taylor Draeger struck out 10, walked three and allowed four hits and two earned runs in the five-inning complete-game victory.
Hutchinson 200 00- 2 4 4
Litchfield 613 2x-12 15 1
Hitting - Hutchinson: P. Telecky 2-3 r, C. Huiras 1-2, B. Anderson 1-2 rbi-2 … Litchfield: Janessa Olson 1-3 r-2 bb sb, Emma DeWolf 3-4 r-2 rbi-3 2b hr, Avery Stilwell 4-4 r-2 rbi-2 2b hr, Sydney McCann 3-4 r rbi hr, Liv Holmgren 2-2 r rbi bb 2b, Kristin Foley 2-3 r rbi-2 sb, Addie Marquardt 0-3 r, C. Iverson 0-0 r, Grace Braaten 0-0 r.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Hutchinson: C. Huiras (L) 3-12-10-8-2-5, L. Laidlan 1-3-2-2-0-1 … Litchfield: Taylor Draeger (W) 5-4-2-2-3-10.
Litchfield 10, ACGC 0
Litchfield earned the five-inning shutout non-conference victory against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City.
Sydney McCann finished 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, two runs and an RBI for the Dragons. Avery Stilwell finished 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Kristin Foley got the win after four scoreless frames.
Haley Wilner, Abbie Kragenbring and Macy Elton each had hits for the Falcons.
Litchfield 120 43-10 9 1
ACGC 000 00- 0 3 5
Hitting - Litchfield: Emma DeWolf 1-4 r-2 rbi-2, Avery Stilwell 2-3 2b rbi, Addie Marquardt 1-1 r-3 rbi, Sydney McCann 3-4 2b 3b r-2 rbi, Liv Holmgren 1-4 r sb, Ryanna Steinhaus 1-3 r sb, Grace Braaten 0-3 r … ACGC: Haley Wilner 1-2, Abbie Kragenbring 1-2, Macy Elton 1-2.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Litchfield: Kristin Foley (W) 4-2-0-0-1-2, Taylor Draeger 1-1-0-0-0-3 … ACGC: Kragenbring (L) 3 1/3-7-6-3-1-0, Kendall Miller 1 2/3-2-4-1-1-1.
Paynesville had 17 hits to beat Minnewaska at Glenwood.
Lynzee Wander was 3-for-5 with a home run and Olivia Haines was 2-for-5 with a homer for the Bulldogs.
Paynesville 125 510 2-16 17 0
Minnewaska 201 300 0- 6 7 4
Hitting - Paynesville: Mikayla Roberg 1-3 2b r-2, Schmidt 4-4 r-4, Lynzee Wander 3-5 hr r-2 rbi-3, Olivia Haines 2-5 hr r-2 rbi-4, Kaydence Roeske 1-5, Morgan Pelzer 2-4 r-3 rbi, Madi Leyendecker 2-4 r-3 rbi-2, Adrianna Messer 2-4 rbi … Minnewaska: Olivia Richards 1-3 r-2 rbi, Maddy Meulebroeck 3-4 r-2 rbi, Avery Hoeper 2-2, Mikayla Martin 0-2 r, Grace Larson 0-2 r.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Paynesville: Messer (W) 7-7-6-6-8-4 … Minnewaska: Brenna Larson (L) 5 1/3-15-14-8-1-3, Hoeper 1 2/3-2-2-2-0-3.
Springfield earned a four-inning win over BOLD at home.
The Tigers’ Jaeli Richert played a critical role in the victory, earning the victory on the mound and going 3 of 4 at the plate with three runs and six RBIs, including a grand slam in the second inning.
Kenzie Manderscheid had the Warriors’ lone hit.
BOLD 000 0-0 1 4
Springfield 3105 x-18 12 1
Hitting - BOLD: Kenzie Manderscheid 1-1, Shayleen Skold 0-0 bb, Maddy Brummer 0-0 bb-2 … Springfield: Jaeli Richert 3-4 r-3 rbi-6 hr, Maddy Digmann 3-4 r-3 rbi-2, Brooklyn Strum 2-4 r-2 rbi-3 2b, Jalivia Richert 0-2 r bb, Megan Ploeger 1-2 r rbi bb, Courtney Wendt 1-2 r bb, Astrid Ramirez 1-2 r-2 rbi bb, Kendall Kelly 0-1 bb-2 r-2, Tori Roger 1-3 r-3 rbi.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BOLD: Caylee Weber (L) 3-12-18-13-6-2 ... Springfield: Jaeli Richert (W) 2-0-0-0-1-0, Tori Roiger 2-1-0-0-2-0
Ellie Moesenthin hit her first home run, and Adri Buboltz got the win in her first start as Benson cruised to a five-inning non-conference victory against Ortonville in Benson.
Moesenthin finished the game 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Marissa Connely went 4-for-4 with two doubles, two runs, two RBIs and a pair of stolen bases. Sarah Brandt, Rachel Berens and Adysen Himley each finished with three hits for the Braves.
In the circle, Buboltz had eight strikeouts while giving up just four hits and no walks in 4-1/3 innings.
Ortonville 200 03- 5 5 4
Benson 441 42-15 20 3
Hitting - Ortonville: Megan Strong 2-4 r, Olivia Nelson 1-2 r-2, Emma Anderson 1-3 2b r rbi-2, Kelly Erickson 1-3 2b rbi-2, Melissa Wellendorf 0-2 r sb, Tehya Hamann 0-3 rbi … Benson: Ellie Moesenthin 2-3 hr r-2 rbi-2, Lexie Simmonds 1-3 r rbi, Marissa Connelly 4-4 2b-2 r-2 rbi-2 sb-2, Zoe Doscher 1-3 r rbi sb, Sarah Brandt 3-4 r rbi-3 sb, Rachel Berens 3-4 2b r-3 sb-4, Kyra Gronseth 1-1 2b rbi, Bella Wolter 1-3 rbi-2, Adysen Himley 3-4 r-3 rbi sb, Madi Wrobleski 1-3 r sb.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Ortonville: Strong (L) 4 2/3-20-14-13-3-0 … Benson: Adri Buboltz (W) 4 1/3-4-4-4-0-8, Gronseth 2/3-1-1-1-2-0.