DANUBE — Hailey Nichols went 4-for-4 with a double and three runs to lead the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg softball team past Renville County West, 14-0 in five innings, on Tuesday.

Lauren Krieger tossed a five-inning, three-hit shutout, striking out seven and walking no one.

KMS 412 22-11 14 0
RCW 000 00-0 3 1
Hitting - KMS: Hailey Nichols 4-4 r-3 2b sb-2, J. Gjerde 2-4 r rbi sb-2, Maret Gjerde 1-4 rbi sb, Lauren Krieger 2-4 r-2 rbi 2b sb-2, E. Gjerde 0-2 rbi sb hbp, G. Collins 1-2 r-2 rbi hbp, S. Olson 3-4 r-2 sb-2, K. Peters 1-3 rbi-3 2b, K. Jensen 0-1 r hbp … RCW: H. Bratsch 1-2, J. Bratsch 1-2, A. Moelnar 1-2
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Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - KMS: Krieger (W) 5-3-0-0-0-7 … RCW: H. Bratsch (L) 5-14-11-11-2-5

Game 2:

KMS 22, RCW 5

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg scored 10 times in the first inning and 12 times in the second to sweep Renville County West at Danube.

Hailey Nichols went 4-for-4 with three triples, three runs and four RBI for the Fighting Saints. She was 8-for-8 in the doubleheader.

RCW 2 30 0-5 2 3
KMS (10)(12)0 x-22 16 0
Hitting - RCW: H. Bratsch 1-3, J. Bratsch 0-2 r bb sb-2, L. Ridler 0-2 rbi bb sb, B. Winzenburg 0-0 r rbi bb-2 sb-3, H. Savig 1-2 rbi, Y. Ramirez 0-1 r hbp, K. Piceno 0-0 r hbp-2 sb … KMS: H. Nichols 4-4 r-3 rbi-4 3b-3 sb, J. Gjerde 2-3 r-4 rbi-2 bb-2 2b 3b sb, M. Gjerde 2-3 r-4 rbi 2b, L. Krieger 3-3 r rbi-3 bb 3b, E. Gjerde 2-3 r bb, G. Collins 1-1 r-2 rbi-2 bb-2, A. Joyce 0-0 bb rbi, S. Olson 1-3 r-2 sb, J. Carlson 0-2 r-2 bb-2 sb-2, K. Jensen 1-1 r-3 rbi-2 bb-2 2b sb-2, B. Anderson 0-0 r bb sb.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - RCW: H. Savig (L) 3-16-22-12-12-2 … KMS: M> Anderson (W) 1.2-2-5-5-4-1, K. Jensen 1.1-0-0-0-0-1, B. Anderson 1-0-0-0-0-3

Game 1:

HLWW 14, NLS 12

Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted scored two runs in the top of the seventh to tie it, then got two more in the eighth to secure the victory Tuesday at New London-Spicer.

For NLS, Emma Hanson went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI.

HLWW 120 115 22-14 10 5
NLS 231 200 400-12 12 9
Hitting - HLWW: Kate Bedharchuck 3-5, Lexi Decker 2-6, Brianna Decker 1-3, Callie Elg 1-2 … NLS: Brianna Deming 1-5 2B, Nyla Johnson 2-5 rbi-3, Emma Hanson 4-5 2b-2 rbi-3, Ava Kraemer 1-4 2b rbi, Mackenzie Rich 1-4 rbi, Emily Ruter 1-4, Caitlin Wileman 1-3, Raeann Holmquist 1-4 rbi, Said Hatlestad 0-2 rbi sf.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - HLWW: B. Decker (W) 8-12-12-8-4-6 … NLS: Ruter (L) 8-10-14-5-8-3.

Game 2:

NLS 11, HLWW 9

New London-Spicer pounded out 12 hits and played errorless ball to beat Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted on Tuesday at New London.

The game was called after five innings because of darkness.



NLS (1-5) plays a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m. Thursday at Dassel-Cokato.

NLS 300 53-11 12 0
HLWW 042 21-9 10 0
Hitting - NLS: Brianna Deming 1-2 3b, Nyla Johnson 2-4 2b, Emma Hanson 0-0 bb-4 r-3, Ava Kraemer 2-3 2b rbi-2, Ellie Hanson 3-3 2b-2 rbi-3, Emily Ruter 2-4 rbi-2, Sadie Hatlestad 1-3 rbi, Raeann Holmquist 1-3 … HLWW: Lexi Decker 2-3 rbi, Anna Smith 3-4 rbi-2, Maddi Marschel 2-3, Callie Elg 2-3 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NLS: Ava Kraemer 2.2-6-6-6-6-6, El. Hanson (W) 2-4-3-3-1-1, Ruter (Sv) 0.1-0-0-0-0-0 … HLWW: Stats not available.