By Staff

            MOUNDRIDGE – It was a good day for Moundridge softball on Tuesday as they recorded a pair of wins over visiting Sterling, winning 9-2 and 15-0.

            With the wins, the Lady Wildcats are now sitting at 7-3 for the season with a doubleheader coming up on Friday at Canton/Galva.

            In game one, Moundridge put three runs across in the first and four in the second to take a commanding 7-0 lead. Eventually they added a single run to the score in the fourth and sixth while Sterling put up a pair in the fifth and sixth, giving the Lady Wildcats the final seven-run, 9-2 win.

            Reese Schmidt and Maggie Adolf each had a pair of hits for the Lady Wildcats while addy Falco recorded a pair of runs batted in while she plus Emily Durst, and Kindall Elmore all scored twice.

            Emily Durst went the full seven innings on the mound for the Lady Wildcats, giving up six hits, two earned runs, three walks in the process as well as striking out 11.

            Game two was over early as Moundridge poured eight runs on the board in the first inning and then added five more in the second plus two in the third to get the final 15-0 shutout win for a run-ruled shortened game.

            The Lady Wildcats only needed six hits to get the win, though Sam Strausz and Maggie Adolf each recorded a pair of runs batted in as well both scoring twice along with Addy Falco and Macy Kaminkow.

            Emily Durst again was on the mound for Moundridge, throwing just 37 pitches and giving up one hit, one walk and striking out one in the shutout win.



Scoring: Sterling > 0-0-0-0-1-1-0 = 2-6-2;  LADY WILDCATS > 3-4-0-1-0-1-0 = 9-9-0.

LADY WILDCATS HITTING (ab-r-h-rbi-bb): Emily Durst > 2-2-0-0-2; Kindall Elmore > 4-2-2-1-0; Addy Falco > 3-2-1-2-0; Reese Schmidt > 4-0-2-1-0; Sam Strausz > 2-1-1-0-2; Aubree Durst > 4-0-0-0-0; Maggie Adolf > 4-1-2-0-0; Hannah Schrag > 0-1-0-0-2; Lela Winsor > 1-0-0-0-0; Macy Kaminkow > 3-0-1-0-0.  Team Totals > 27-9-9-4-6.  SB (8) > E. Durst, M. Adolf, H. Schrag – 2; K. Elmore, S. Strausz – 1.

LADY WILDCATS PITCHING (ip-p-h-r-er-bb-so): Emily Durst > 7.0-108-6-2-2-3-11.


Scoring: Sterling > 0-0-0-x-x-x-x = 0-1-4;  LADY WILDCATS > 8-5-2-x-x-x-x = 15-6-0.

LADY WILDCATS HITTING (ab-r-h-rbi-bb): Emily Durst > 0-1-0-1-0; Macie Woltje > 1-0-0-0-0; Kindall Elmore > 2-1-1-0-0; Avery Rice > 1-0-0-0-0; Addy Falco > 2-2-2-1-0; Lela Winsor > 0-1-0-0-1; Reese Schmidt > 0-2-0-0-2; Lakyn Allenbach > 0-1-0-0-1; Sam Strausz > 1-2-0-2-1; Maggie Adolf > 2-2-1-2-0; Vianca San-Miguel > 0-0-0-0-1; Addy Patrick > 1-0-1-1-0; Aubree Durst > 2-1-0-1-1; Hannah Schrag > 1-0-0-0-1; Macy Kaminkow > 2-2-1-0-0.  Team Totals > 15-15-6-8-8.  SB (7) > A. Falco, M. Adolf – 2; A. Durst, K. Elmore, L. Winsor – 1.

LADY WILDCATS PITCHING (ip-p-h-r-er-bb-so): Emily Durst > 3.0-37-1-0-0-1-1.

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