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Section 3AA softball: Bloemendaal, Pipestone Area dominate

PIPESTONE -- As expected, the Pipestone Area Arrows looked every bit like the No. 1 seed they are Wednesday in the first round of the Section 3AA girls softball tournament. After Jackson County Central outplayed Luverne 5-2 in a 4 p.m. game, the ...

 

PIPESTONE -- As expected, the Pipestone Area Arrows looked every bit like the No. 1 seed they are Wednesday in the first round of the Section 3AA girls softball tournament.

After Jackson County Central outplayed Luverne 5-2 in a 4 p.m. game, the Arrows thrashed JCC 15-0 in four innings in the next contest as pitcher Shelby Bloemendaal fired a no-hitter.

In other games Wednesday, Windom Area defeated St. James Area 8-2, then lost to Martin County West 12-2 in five innings.

The next round of action is Saturday in Marshall. Windom Area will face Montevideo at 11 a.m. JCC will face Minnewaska Area at 11 a.m., and Pipestone Area will take on New London-Spicer at 12:30.

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JCC 5, Luverne 2 Jacey Edlin had three of Jackson County Central’s eight hits as the Huskies, fifth-seeded in the South, overcame the fourth-seeded Cardinals.

Keylee Rossow added two hits for JCC, including a home run.

Luverne mustered just five hits off JCC pitcher Blaney Johnson, who pitched a complete game. She walked five and struck out 12.

Rylee Olson pitched five innings for LHS and Ariel DeBeer twirled two.

Makayla Huisman had two hits for Luverne.

JCC 001 121 -- 5 8 3Luverne 000 110 0 -- 2 5 2 PA 15, JCC 0 (5 inn.) Bloemendaal hit the first batter of the game with the first pitch and then dominated. She didn’t walk a batter and struck out seven in picking up the win.

Her teammates pounded out nine hits off JCC pitchers Jordan Rogotzke and Blaney Johnson.

Abby Hollingsworth and Kirsten Houg each homered for the Arrows. Hollingsworth was 3-for-3 at the plate while Houg and Taylor Nesvold each added a pair of hits.

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