Tuesday night high school roundup:
WINDOM -- Worthington improved to 4-12 with its high school victory over Windom Area on Tuesday.
Adam Russell was credited with the win, pitching a complete game, striking out four, and walking five. Turner Rogers, Austin Savalland, Ben Rogers, and Hunter Boomgarden all had two hits for the Trojans.
“We just hit the ball, and had timely hits,” Worthington head coach Brian Iverson.
Eric Pfeffer went 2-for-3 for the Eagles, and Connor Redman went 2-for-4.
Hunter Walklin went the distance on the mound for Windom. The Eagles scored on a passed ball, and a Kobe Lovell sacrifice fly.
Worthington plays again on Thursday against Jackson County Central at Trojan Field in Worthington.MCC 4, W-WG/RRC 3
LAMBERTON -- Danny Blankenship had three hits for Murray County Central in its tight victory over Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Tuesday. Nate Everson pitched all seven innings for the Rebels, allowing six hits and striking out two. Blake Schmitz drove in two RBIs for MCC.
Jonah Hansen and Austin Irlbeck both had two hits for WWG/RRC. Trenton Halvorson started the game going five and two-thirds innings, striking out four.W-WG/RRC 5, R-T-R 4
LAMBERTON -- In a second game in Lamberton, Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Central trimmed Russell-Tyler-Ruthton with a single run in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Austin Irlback led off with a walk, then went to second on third on a pair of wild pitches. Calvin Anderson singled him home.
Anderson had two hits in the game. Mason Irlbeck, who pitched a complete game for the victory, tripled, scored three runs and drove in two.Adrian 12, HL-O/F 3
ADRIAN -- Grant Jansma dominated the mound for Adrian in its victory over Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda. Jansma went six innings, allowing six hits, two runs, striking out eight, and earned the victory. Eli Becker was saddled with the loss for the Wildcats, going three and two-thirds innings and allowing 10 hits.
Ian Stamer went 4-for-5 for the Dragons with a triple, two RBIs, and four runs. Brent Hokeness went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Trace Kremin went 3-for-3 with two runs.
Becker went 2-for-4 batting for HL-O/F, and Tyson Cotter went 1-for-3 with an RBI.E/SWC 6, MLA/C 0
EDGERTON -- Jacob Van Dam pitched a gem on the mound, going seven innings, allowing zero walks, striking out five, and allowing three hits for Edgerton/Southwest Christian in its victory over Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey. Jacob Van Dam went 2-for-3 for the Flying Dutchmen with an RBI. Denver Decker went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs, Zach Johnson went 3-for-3 with two runs.
Brett Willaby hit a double for the Wolverines.Softball MCC 5, RRC/W-WG 1
SLAYTON -- Alex Kleven had a key two-run single and Amanda Muecke did the rest to lead Murray County Central to a victory over Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove.
Kleven’s two-run single came in the Rebels’ four-run sixth that proved to be the difference.
Muecke threw all seven innings for MCC. She allowed one unearned run on two hits and struck out nine batters.
Shelby Christensen added two hits for the Rebels.
Kennedi Janssen struck out three in six innings for the Falcons. Hannah Evans had a hit and scored a run for RRC/W-WG.
MCC improved to 10-5 with the win and will host Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Thursday.E/SWC 9, MLA/C 2
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Liz Prins went 4-for-4 with three RBIs, two runs, and a walk for Edgerton/Southwest Christian in its Red Rock Conference victory over Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey. The Flying Dutchman bats were hot to start the game, scoring five runs in the first inning.
Sierra Van Dyke pitched a complete game, allowing two hits, two walks, and striking out seven. Jessa Nibbelink, Gabby Buckridge, Hannah Nerem, and Addison Fleischman all had two hits for E/SWC.
Destiny Sybounheuan and Molly Carnell were the only Wolverines to collect a hit against Van Dyke. Carnell blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth.
Carnell pitched a complete game for MLA/C, allowing 14 hits and two walks, with 10 strikeouts.Adrian 3, HL-O/F 1
ELLSWORTH -- In a pitcher’s duel, Adrian edged Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda.
Shawna Rogers earned the victory for the Dragons. She allowed one run one eight hits and struck out eight.
Hannah Kazemba suffered the loss for the Coyotes. She struck out five while allowing three runs on six hits in six innings.
Defensively, neither team committed an error.
Rogers also led the way offensively. She had two hits, including a triple, scored twice and drove in a run. Autumn Grussing had a hit and drove in two, while Kristina Cauwels, Halle Heitkamp and Kendra DeBeer each had a hit.
Amber Ruthenbeck and Kailee Haberman were each 2-for-3 for the Coyotes, while Cassidy Hennings had a hit and an RBI. Kazemba had a double and scored a run.