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Paplow's 2-run single lifts Windom past RRC/W-WG, 9-8 (softball wrap-up)

WINDOM -- Malori Paplow's two-out, two-run single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh Friday lifted the Windom Eagles to a 9-8 victory over Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove in a non-conference softball game.

Each team scored five runs in an exciting seventh frame.

Alii Holt and Summer Stevens scored on Paplow's walk-off hit. Abby Lund had a hit, walked twice and scored two runs for the Eagles.

Steph Utech tossed a complete game for the Eagles, as she walked six and struck out one batter.

Shannon Altermatt pitched six-plus innings for RRC/W-WG before Steph Maras and Audra Schmidt each hurled 1/3 of an inning. The Falcons issued 12 walks to Windom batters.

Altermatt, Jenny Hoffman, Emily Neperman (two doubles, RBI) and Stephanie Pankonin (double, RBI) each had two hits for the Falcons (4-1), who host Redwood Valley Monday.


R/W 000 210 5 -- 8 13 1

Windom 200 020 5 -- 9 3 0

Adrian Area 7, T-M-B 4

TRACY -- Shania Lonneman blasted a trio of hits, including a double and a two-run triple, to help lift the Adrian Area Dragons to a victory over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.

Sam Lynn, Courtney Dreesen and Briana Neibuhr each had two singles for the Dragons, while Melissa Weidert had an RBI-single.

Karli Meyer tossed a complete game for Adrian Area, fanning six and walking four.

Lisa Bauer hurled for T-M-B, striking out 10 and walking five in a complete-game effort.

Bauer also had two hits, while Kayla Daniels, Mallory Fultz, Brit Carlson and Jessi Noakes each had a hit.

The Dragons (2-1) visit Southwestern United Tuesday.


Adrian 000 034 0 -- 7 11 2

T-M-B 000 003 1 -- 4 6 4