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Prep softball: MLA downs Flying Dutchmen

DAILY GLOBE MOUNTAIN LAKE -- A day after dropping a doubleheader to an unbeaten Pipestone Area team, Edgerton/Southwest Christian was shut out 7-0 by another strong area club.Mountain Lake Area, behind a five-hit effort by Signey Stoesz, kept the...

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MOUNTAIN LAKE - A day after dropping a doubleheader to an unbeaten Pipestone Area team, Edgerton/Southwest Christian was shut out 7-0 by another strong area club.
Mountain Lake Area, behind a five-hit effort by Signey Stoesz, kept the Flying Dutchmen away from home plate while breaking up a scoreless tie with four runs in the fifth inning.
Stoesz collected four of MLA’s 11 hits while teammates Jaelin Renquist and Jordan Boldt each had two.
Liz Buckridge took the loss for Edgerton/Southwest Christian, which played in the state Class A tournament for the last two years. Buckridge struck out six batters in six innings of work.
R H E
E/SWC 000 000 0 - 0 5 4
MLA 000 043 x - 7 11 0
Windom Area 10, BEA 0
WINDOM - Three Windom Area players drove in three runs each and two Eagles went 3-for-3 at the plate as the home team cruised to a five-inning Big South victory.
Maurissa Isaacs, a freshman, had a home run, double and single for Windom and drove in three runs. Seventh-grader Ellie Maricle and eighth-grader Halle Jackson each went 2-for-3 with 3 RBIs apiece, and Daytona Smedsrud was 3-for-3. Cindy Erickson also chipped in with a pair of hits for the Eagles.
Maricle gave up five hits, walked one and struck out three to get the win in the pitching circle. Windom Area is now 5-6 overall.
R H E
BEA 000 00 - 0 4 1
Windom 402 4x - 10 13 2
Adrian 7, HL-O 4
ELLSWORTH - Mady Neuenberg had a great night at the plate in Adrian’s victory over HL-O. The sophomore outfielder went 3-4 with three RBI’s.
On the mound, Devin Dreesen went the distance for Adrian. The sophomore gave up eight hits, walked four, and struck out eight.
The Wildcats were led by Sam Obermoller and Ida Rogers-Fergusen. Obermoller went 2-4 with three RBI’s, while Rogers-Fergusen gave up eight hits, walked two, and struck out five.
Adrian (2-5) will look to pick up another victory Thursday against Edgerton/SWC, while HL-O faces off against RRC/W-WG on Thursday as well.
R H E
HL-O 202 000 0 - 4 8 5
Adrian 120 004 x - 7 8 2
JCC at Luverne
LUVERNE - In a doubleheader the JCC Huskies bested the Luverne Cardinals in both games.
When the dust had settled after the first game, JCC won by a score of 2-0.
Pitcher Kelsey Kannenberg of JCC was credited with the win. In seven innings the sophomore threw a one-hitter, walking three and fanning 10. Rylee Olsen of Luverne got the Cardinals’ lone hit of the game.
JCC’s top hitters included Jadin Bezdicek and Kelsey Kannenberg. Both went 2-3 on the game
Blaney Johnson was the star for JCC in the second game. The freshman pitcher pitched a complete game, giving up three hits while walkng three and striking out 13.
On the offensive side of things for the Huskies, Bailey Berkner and Jayni Anderson stepped up. Berkner (1-3) drove in one run while Anderson (1-2) drove in the other two runs.
Makayla Huisman drove in Luverne’s lone run in the fourth inning.
R H E
JCC 001 100 00 - 2 6 0
Luverne 000 000 00 - 0 1 0
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Luverne 000 100 0 -1 3 1
JCC 000 300 x - 3 4 2
MCC 13, RRC/W-WG 10
SLAYTON - Errors plagued RRC/W-WG. In a close game all the way, mistakes came with a high price and ultimately led to a RRC/W-WG loss.
For MCC Amanda Muecke did everything. The freshman pitched a complete game in which she struck out four and walked two. Mueke also had three RBIs off of three hits.
At the plate for RRC/W-WG, Katlyn Knakmuhs had two hits and Mary Myers added three RBI’s.
MCC will be in action again this Thursday against MLA, while RRC/W-WG hosts HL-O on Thursday as well.
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RRC/W-WG 152 001 1 - 10 10 7
MCC 330 304 x - 13 10 4

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