New Ulm stays unbeaten in conference play
New Ulm 8, Waseca 2
WASECA – New Ulm remained perfect in the South Central Conference with a win over Waseca on Tuesday.
Tori Botten was the winning pitcher. She went seven innings, gave up two runs on three hits, walked one and struck out one.
Brittany Denn was 3-for-4 with one RBI and one run scored. Brianna Sieve was 2-for-2 with a double, two runs scored, one RBI, a walk and a stolen base. Ellie Schneider was 2-for-4 with a double and four RBIs.
New Ulm (10-4, 8-0) will play at St. James Area at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
GFW 4, Wabasso 3
Wabasso 5, GFW 3
WABASSO – Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop and Wabasso split a double-header in Tomahawk Conference softball action on Tuesday.
Callie Rohlik was the losing pitcher for Wabasso in the first game. She gave up four runs on seven hits and six strike outs.
Becky Franta went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Wabasso offensively.
Rohlik was able to pick up a win in Game 2. She gave up three runs on three hits and five strikeouts in seven innings of work.
Jennie Wotschke was 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs for Wabasso.
Wabasso (10-6, 8-5) will host Red Rock Central on Thursday, while GFW (10-6, 7-6) will play at home against Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Thursday.
St. Mary’s 6, Springfield 4
St. Mary’s 18, Springfield 3 (5 inn.)
SLEEPY EYE – Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s swept Springfield 6-4 and 18-3 in five innings in a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader on Tuesday.
In Game 1, Laura Pelzel got the win for the Knights (11-5, 10-5 Tomahawk), having given up four runs (three earned) off four hits with eight strikeouts in a complete-game effort.
Deonna Brinkman and Karissa Fleck each went 1-for-3 for the Knights. Brinkman scored two runs and Fleck had an RBI.
Natalie Timm led the Tigers with a solo home run on a 1-for-3 performance at the plate.
In Game 2, freshman Anna Lux gave up four hits, three runs (two earned) in five innings pitched to get the win for the Knights. Brinkman went 2-for-3 with two runs scored a double, while Emily Schumacher went 1-for-1 with three RBIs, two runs scored, a triple and one walk. Jenny Thoreson went 2-for-3 with one run scored for the Tigers.