Maddie Durie hit a two-run double to bring home the winning runs as Appleton East rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh for a 7-6 win against Oshkosh West in Fox Valley Association softball action in Appleton on Tuesday.
Callie Troutfetter hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh to give the Wildcats a 6-4 lead.
In the bottom half, Megan Schweitzer and Sara Hagmann opened with singles and Molly Krause loaded the bases with a hard shot at the shortstop. Lauren Blasczyk brought home a run with a grounder to second, then Durie delivered the winner, bringing home Krause with the winning run.
|Oshkosh West …||…002||110||2||—||6||9||3|
|Appleton East …||…000||220||3||—||7||11||3|
WP: Lauren Blasczyk. LP: Callie Troutfetter. Leading hitters: Sara Hagmann AE 4×4; Maddie Durie AE 2 RBI; Holly Ahrens AE 2×3, 2 RBI; Chantal Bougie OW 2×3; Meg Krautsch OW 2×4; Kelly Wallace OW 2×4; Callie Troutfetter OW HR.
Appleton North 14, Oshkosh North 3
At Oshkosh, Maddie Boyd allowed just one run and struck out 10 to lead the Lightning past the Spartans.
Hannah Lider was four-for-five with a double and four RBI for Appleton North.
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|Oshkosh North …||…100||000||2||—||3||5||0|
WP: Maddie Boyd. LP: Lexi Reetz. Leading hitters: Boyd AN 2×3; Hannah Lider AN 4×5, 2B, 4 RBI; Hayley Johnson AN 2B, 2 RBI; Jordan Van AN 2B, 2 RBI.
Kaukauna 20-15, Menasha 2-5
At Menasha, the Ghosts, who swept the doubleheader from the Bluejays, broke open the first game by scoring 14 runs in the fourth inning. The outburst included grand slams by Andrea Gocker and Keeley Maloney.
WP: Jordan Haen. Leading hitters: Sami DeGroot K 3×4, 2B, HR; Andrea Gocker K 3×5, 2 HR; Alyssa Heid K 2B; Jordan Vander Velden K 2×3; Liz Elrick K 2×3, 2B; Keeley Maloney K HR, 4 RBI; Jordan Haen K 2B.
WP: Liz Elrick. Leading hitters: Keeley Maloney K 2×4, 3B; Andrea Gocker K 2×5, HR; Alyssa Heid K 2×3, 2B.
Fond du Lac 4
At Kimberly, Carleigh Johnson’s two-out single in the fifth inning drove in two runs to break a 4-4 score and propel the Papermakers to the win over the Cardinals.
Summer Zachow completed the three-run rally with a triple to score Johnson.
|Fond du Lac …||…200||020||0||—||4||8||0|
WP: Abby Menting. LP: Andrea O’Brien. Leading hitters: Jenna Smarzinski K 2×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Payton Mix K 2×3; Carleigh Johnson K 2 RBI; Summer Zachow K 3B; Erin Kohl FDL 3×4; Sadie Warner FDL 2×3; McKenna Mitchell FDL 2×4.
Manitowoc Roncalli 7, St. Mary Central 6
At Manitowoc, the Zephyrs (0-1) rallied in the seventh with the bases empty and two out on an RBI single by Gloria Kesler, an error to score a run and an RBI double by Sammi Van Dyke to go up 6-5.
The Jets, however, scored twice in the bottom of the inning.
WP: Tiffany Abts. LP: Kristina Michel. Leading hitters: Kayla Van Dyke SMC 2B; Sammi Van Dyke SMC 2×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Haley Davidson SMC 2×4; Michel SMC 2×4, 2B; Gloria Kesler SMC 3×3.
Eastern Valley Conference
Freedom 10-7, Xavier 2-6
At Freedom, the Irish scored nine runs in the second inning of the first game on the strength of three walks and four hits.
Freedom won the second game when Jessica Runge singled, stole second, went to third on a sacrifice bunt and scored on a Texas League single as the Irish pulled off the sweep.
WP: Hannah Doxtator. LP: Erin Powers. Leading hitters: Jessica Runge F 2×4; Brittani Theobald F 2×4; Taylor Hanus F 2×2; Allie Eaton X HR.
WP: Taylor Hanus. LP: Erin Powers. Leading hitters: Torey Gostas X HR; Anna Loken X 4×4; Jessica Runge F 4×4, 2B; Brittani Theobald F 4×5, 2B, HR; Rachel Vircks F 2×2.
Ripon 12-7, Winneconne 2-1
At Winneconne, Alyssa Lind went six-for-eight in the two games and drove in four runs to lead the Tigers.
MJ Behm and Abby King each had two hits in the opener for the Wolves. King had three RBI.
WP: Libby Borgardt. LP: Annika Gereau. Leading hitters: MJ Behm W 2×3; Abby King W 2×2, 2 RBI; Cait Dolata R 2×4; Alyssa Lind R 3×4, 2B, 3 RBI; Kallin Splittburger R 2×3, HR, 3 RBI.
WP: Libby Borgardt. LP: Annika Gereau. Leading hitters: Kayla Putzer R 3×4; Alyssa Lind R 3×4; Jordan Krentz R 2 RBI; Libby Borgardt R 2×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Brooke Brewer R 2×4, 2B; Annika Gereau W 3B.