SOFTBALL: Worthington Area Storm win doubleheader against MontgomeryDialy Globe ST. JAMES — The Worthington Area Storm 18-and-under softball team swept their doubleheader Tuesday against the Montgomery Area Titans.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
ST. JAMES — The Worthington Area Storm 18-and-under softball team swept their doubleheader Tuesday against the Montgomery Area Titans.
In Game 1, Worthington would score the first run in the top of the first to go ahead 1-0. The second innings would see the Storm adding one more run to their total, putting them up by two runs.
Montgomery would strike back in the bottom of the third to pull the Titans within one run going into the fourth inning. The Titans would score another two runs in the bottom of the fourth to take their first lead of the game. But in the top of the fifth Worthington rallied to score four runs and put them up once again. Montgomery would get one more run in the bottom of the fifth, but it wouldn’t be enough to stop the Storm claiming the 6-4 win.
Angela Robinson recorded the win with one strikeout and two walks in her four innings of work before Christine Kazemba came into the game in relief to pitch the fifth inning. Kazemba got one strikeout while closing out the game for the Storm and giving the Storm the victory.
Rachel Kontz (3-for-3) had three singles, with an RBI. Kazemba had three RBIs and also hit an in-the-park home run.
In Game 2, the Storm would grab the first run of the game in the bottom of the second. Worthington would add another run to their lead in the bottom of the third to put them up 2-0.
The Storm would get one more run in the bottom of the fourth to make it 3-0.
Kontz pitched a complete game shut-out for the Storm, recording seven strikeouts without surrendering a walk to the Titan batters.
The Worthington Area Storm (13-2-1) play their final home games Thursday in a doubleheader against the New Ulm Diamonds at Centenial Park in Worthington.
Game 1 R
Storm 110 04 — 6
Titans 001 21 — 4
Game 2 R
Titans 000 00 — 0
Storm 011 1X — 3