Area Softball: Rangers outlast Rush City
RUSH CITY--Caitlyn Gutzman completed a perfect day at the plate going 4-4 with three RBIs to lead Crosby-Ironton to a 14-12 win over Rush City in a non-conference game Friday.
RUSH CITY-Caitlyn Gutzman completed a perfect day at the plate going 4-4 with three RBIs to lead Crosby-Ironton to a 14-12 win over Rush City in a non-conference game Friday.
Teammate Cassidy Duerr finished 3-5 with a home run and four RBIs.
Mattie Kovatovich scored the win on the mound, striking out nine.
Rush City 12 13 5
Crosby-Ironton 14 10 2
WP: Mattie Kovatovich. LP: Buehring. 2B: C-Macey Roach. HR: C-Cassidy Duerr. Overall: CI 6-4. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Hill City Tournament 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5
Little Falls 3, Jamestown, N.D. 2
LITTLE FALLS-Kali Mammenga doubled and drove in two runs to lead the Little Falls Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Jamestown Blue Jays Friday.
Flyers' Jasmine Miller went 2-3 with one run and Megan Kirk and Carly Kapphahn each scored a run.
Allie Steinmetz pitched the victory. She struck out three, walked one and allowed two runs on nine hits.
Jamestown 2 9 0
Little Falls 3 7 0
WP: P Gail. LP: Allie Steinmetz. 2B: Kali Mammenga.
Sartell 3, Little Falls 0
LITTLE FALLS-Allie Steinmetz went 2-3 for the Little Falls Flyers as they fell 3-0 to the Sartell Sabers Friday.
Kali Mammenga struck out four, but was tagged with the loss.
Sartell 3 8 0
Little Falls 0 6 1
WP: R Trobec. LP: Kali Mammenga. Overall: LF 3-6. Next: Little Falls hosts Royalton 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.
Pillager wins 2
PILLAGER-Ella Kilchesky pitched Pillager to two Park Region Conference victories, 12-6, 8-3, over the Menahga Braves Friday.
Savannah Sprau finished 3-6 with two RBI and Sam Macheel collected three hits as Pillage. Kilchesky struck out 10 batters in the Game One win.
In Game Two, Kylie Woidyla and Samantha Thomas each notched two hits.
Menahga 6 6 3
Pillager 12 15 5
WP: Ella Kilchesky. LP: Leah Schwartz. 2B: P-Samantha Thomas.
Menahga 3 5 3
Pillager 8 8 1
WP: Ella Kilchesky. LP: Jamie Erno. Conference: Pill 4-2. Overall: Pill 4-5. Next: Pillager at Sebeka 4 p.m. Monday, May 7.
BHV 7, WHA 0
WALKER-Haley Youngbauer and MiKayla Hinzmann each collected two hits and Hinzmann pitched a shutout as Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale defeated Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 7-0 in a non-conference game Friday.
The Wolves managed just three hits off of Hinzmann and Youngbauer notched two RBI
WHA 0 3 3
BHV 7 11 2
WP: MiKayla Hinzmann. LP: Abbie Anderson. 2B: BHV-Katie Johnson. Overall: BHV 5-5. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale at Sebeka 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 (2).
WDC drops 2
WADENA-Wadena-Deer Creek's Hailey Wiedrich went 2-2 with two RBIs, one run scored and a double for the Wolverines as they fell 13-3 and 11-0 in a Park Region Conference doubleheader Friday.
Kyla Ness and Courtny Warren also recorded doubles in Game One.
Sebeka 13 10 2
WDC 3 4 2
WP: Ava Radke. LP: Mackenzie Carsten. 2B: Kyla Ness, Courtny Warren, Hailey Wiedrich.
Sebeka 11 10 0
WDC 0 2 0
WP: Radke. LP: Carsten. Conference: WDC 5-3. Overall: WDC 6-6. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts New York Mills 4 p.m. Tuesday (2).
Royalton 17, Staples-Motley 1
STAPLES-The Staples-Motley Cardinals fell 17-1 to the Royalton Royals in a non-conference game Friday.
Royalton 17 12
Staples-Motley 1 6
LP: Yoder. Overall: SM 0-7. Next: Staples-Motley at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 7.