Minnewaska softball: Lakers down Paynesville, BBEThe Minnewaska softball team is off to a 2-0 start to the season after wins over Paynesville and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in the last week.
The Minnewaska softball team is off to a 2-0 start to the season after wins over Paynesville and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in the last week.
The Lakers beat the Bulldogs 7-4 on Tuesday after beating the Jaguars in the opener last Thursday.
Mady Phillips got the win against Paynesville after striking out eight. She scattered five hits, a walk and a hit batsman and held the Bulldogs to just one earned run in seven inning of work.
Her offense gave her room to work with after a couple early runs. The Lakers scored in three out of the first four innings to take a 4-0 lead. Kaylyn Oberg finished the night 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI. Brook Winter added two hits and two RBIs and Kaylee Jacobs had a hit and two RBIs, as well.
The Lakers needed a couple runs in extra innings to edge the Jaguars in the opener. Minnewaska scored twice in the eighth inning to secure the 8-6 win after Phillips retired BBE in order in the bottom of the frame.
Phillips worked 7 1/3 innings to pick up the win. She allowed three runs, two earned, on six hits. She struck out seven.
Jacobs had a big night from the plate, going 3-for-5 with two doubles, three runs and two RBIs. Jillian Hendrickson and Courtney Schmidt each added two hits apiece.
MINNEWASKA 120 103 0 – 7
PAYNESVILLE 000 010 3 – 4
MINNEWASKA PITCHING – Phillips – W, 7IP, 5H, 2R, 1ER, 1BB, 1HBP, 8SO; Jacobs – 2BF, 2R, 2ER, 2 HBP
MINNEWASKA HITTING – Oberg – 3-4, 3 runs, RBI, 2 SB; Winter – 2-2, 2 RBI, BB, 3 SB; Hendrickson – 1-3, 1 run, RBI, BB, SB; Jacobs – 1-3, BB, 2 RBI; Julie Helander – 1-3, BB; Phillips – 1-2, 2B, 1 run; Allyssa Engfer – 1-3, 2B, 1 run; Lexi Amundson – BB, 1 run
MINNEWASKA 302 100 02 – 8
BBE 320 100 00 – 6
MINNEWASKA PITCHING – Jacobs – 2/3IP, 1H, 3R, 3ER, 4BB, 1HBP, 1SO; Phillips – W, 7 1/3IP, 6H, 3R, 2ER, 1BB, 7SO
MINNEWASKA HITTING – Oberg – 2-5, 1 run, 2 SB; Winter – 1-5, 1 run, SB; Hendrickson – 2-5, 1 run; Jacobs – 3-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 3 runs, SB; Helander – 1-4, 3B, 1 run, RBI, BB; Schmidt – 2-4, 2 RBI; Phillips – 1-3, BB; Amundson – BB