18U softball: Worthington wins Mankato tournament
MANKATO — Worthington’s 18U girls softball team topped New Ulm 14-11 to win the weekend Mankato Rising Stars Tournament.
Becca Linder had two home runs in the championship game while McKenna Schreier went 4-for-4 and Brooke Henning 2-for-3.
Ida Rogers-Ferguson was the winning pitcher.
Worthington advanced to the championship game after beating Mankato 12-3, Blue Earth 16-4 and St. Peter 2-1 in earlier contests.
Linder homered in the Mankato game while Rebecca Kazemba went 3-for-3 and Kameron Kroh went 2-for-3.
Molly Dunn was the winning pitcher.
Against Blue Earth, Linder was 3-for-3. Rogers-Ferguson took the win in the circle.
Dunn was the winner against St. Peter in a game that resorted to international rules to find a winner (due to a time limit). Bailey Grussing drove in Rogers-Ferguson for the game-winner.
Kazemba added two more hits in the game.
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