Kimberly, Appleton East earn FVA softball doubleheader sweeps

Kimberly, Appleton East earn FVA softball doubleheader sweeps

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Kimberly, Appleton East earn FVA softball doubleheader sweeps

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Abby Menting struck out six of the first seven batters and took a no-hitter into the sixth inning in the second game and Summer Zachow struck out three in a complete game in the opener to pitch Kimberly to the sweep over Appleton West, 7-2 and 7-1 on Tuesday in Appleton.

Every batter in the lineup had a hit in the second game for Kimberly (7-2, 6-2).

Kimberly … …303 000 1 7 12 3
Appleton West … …200 000 0 2 4 4

WP: Summer Zachow. LP: Tess Verhyen. Leading hitters: Payton Mix K 2×4; Abby Menting K 3×3, 2B.

Appleton West … …000 001 0 1 5 1
Kimberly … …100 600 x 7 10 0

WP: Abby Menting. LP: Lynnie Talady. Leading hitters: Jenna Smarzinski K 2B; Payton Mix K 2 RBI; Dani Dobinski K 2B.

Appleton East 12-13, Fond du Lac 5-4

At Fond du Lac, Lauren Blasczyk picked up both wins in the doubleheader sweep for East.

Blasczyk also contributed three hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the opener. Megan Schweitzer also had three hits for the Patriots.

Five Patriots had two hits each in the second game, with Schweitzer, Blasczyk and Tori Sweeney driving in two runs apiece. East moved to 10-1 in conference play and is 11-1 overall.

Fond du Lac … …040 000 1 5 7 0
Appleton East … …500 205 x 12 16 3

WP: Lauren Blasczyk. LP: Andrea O’Brien. Leading hitters: Angel Payne FDL 2×4; Megan Schweitzer AE 3×4; Sara Hagmann AE 2×4; Molly Krause AE 2×4, 3B; Lauren Blasczyk, 3×4, HR, 3 RBI; Maddie Durie AE 2×4; Tori Sweeney AE 2×4, 3B, 2 RBI; Mallory Lamers AE 3 RBI.

Appleton East … …304 230 1 13 13 2
Fond du Lac … …100 021 0 4 8 6

WP: Blasczyk. LP: O’Brien. Leading hitters: Schweitzer AE 2×5, 2 RBI; Hagmann AE 2×5, Krause AE 2×5, 2B, 3B; Blasczyk AE 2×3 2 RBI; Sweeney AE 2 RBI; Payne FDL 2×4.

Oshkosh West 3, Neenah 2

At Oshkosh, the Wildcats won their eighth in a row after scoring three runs in the first inning and then hanging on for the victory.

Neenah … …000 101 0 2 4 2
Oshkosh West … …300 000 x 3 5 0

WP: Callie Troutfetter. LP: Jenny Butzen. Leading hitters: Karly Jackson N 2×3; Kelly Wallace OW 2×3.

Kaukauna 8-4, Appleton North 3-9

At Appleton, the Lightning scored six runs in the fourth and three in the fifth of game two as Appleton North (4-3) earned a split. Jordan Haen picked up the win in the opener for Kaukauna.

Appleton North … …010 011 0 3 10 3
Kaukauna … …212 210 x 8 11 1

WP: Jordan Haen. LP: Alex Eastman. Leading hitters: Megan Kohlmetz AN 2×3, 2 2B; Jordyn Van AN 2×3, 2 2B; Katie Hoeft AN 2×3; Sami DeGroot K 2B; Jordan VanderVelden K 2×4, 2 2B; Haley Huss K 2B; Alissa Heid K 2×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Andrea Gocker K 3×3, 2 2B.

Kaukauna … …110 001 1 4 11 1
Appleton North … …000 630 x 9 17 1

WP: Alex Eastman. LP: Liz Elrick. Leading hitters: Sami DeGroot K 2×4, HR; Jordan VanderVelden K 2×4; Keely Maloney K 2B; Haley Huss K 3B; Amanda Diedrich K 3B; Ashley Heid K 3×4; Megan Kohlmetz AN 2×3, 2B, 2 RBI; Kennedy Taylor AN 2×4; Hayley Johnson AN 2×4, 2 RBI; Elizabeth Floodstrand AN 3×4, 2B; Hannah Lider AN 2×3; Grace Garvey AN 2×4, 2B; Alex Eastman AN 2×3, 3 RBI.

EASTERN VALLEY

Winneconne 6-10, Fox Valley Lutheran 4-4

At Appleton, Annika Gereau picked up three hits in the opener and was the winning pitcher in the second game to spark the Wolves to the sweep.

Kady Zamzow collected five hits and drove in four runs in the two games for the Foxes.

Fox Valley Lutheran … …100 102 0 4 8 0
Winneconne … …102 030 x 6 9 0

WP: Mikala Russell. LP: Sara Riehle. Leading hitters: Annika Gereau W 3×4; Abby King W 2×2, 2 RBI; Abby Radue FVL 3×4; Kady Zamzow FVL 3×3, 2 RBI.

Winneconne … …301 401 1 10 10 1
FVL… …003 010 0 4 9 3

WP: Annika Gereau. LP: Vanessa Buman. Leading hitters: Abby King W 2×2, 3 RBI; Hannah Peerenboom W 4×5, 5 RBI; Darcity Birling FVL 2×3; Abbey Van Heuklon FVL 2×3; Kady Zamzow FVL 2×4, 2 RBI.

Xavier 2, Berlin 1

At Appleton, Erin Powers was two-for-three and picked up the win on the mound, striking out 10 batters.

Berlin … …100 000 0 1 4 1
Xavier … …000 200 0 2 7 0

WP: Erin Powers (10K). LP: K. Marks. Leading hitters: Powers X 2×3; Lauren Ashauer X 2×2.

Ripon 2, Waupaca 1

At Waupaca, Libby Borgardt doubled in a pair of runs to lift Ripon past the Comets.

Tasha Smith homered to lead Waupaca.

Ripon … …000 002 0 2 4 0
Waupaca … …100 000 0 1 3 1

WP: Libby Borgardt. LP: Emerie Vazquez. Leading hitters: Tasha Smith W HR; Mandy Tomlinson W 3B; Libby Borgardt R 2×3, 2B, 2 RBI.

Freedom 11-13, Clintonville 0-3

At Freedom, Taylor Hanus was three-for-three with two home runs and a double and struck out eight in game two as the Irish earned the sweep.

In the opener, Hannah Doxtator was three-for-three with a double and picked up the win.

Clintonville … …000 00 0 3 1
Freedom … …461 0x 11 12 0

WP: Hannah Doxtator. LP: Laura Lukaski. Leading hitters: Doxtator F 3×3, 2B; Samantha Sheriff F 2×3, 2B, 3B; Brooke Kortz F 2×3.

Freedom … …413 32 13 14 2
Clintonville … …021 00 3 3 1

WP: Taylor Hanus (8 K). LP: Megan Wittman. Leading hitters: Jessica Runge F 2×3; Rachel Vircks F 2×3, 3B; Hanus F 3×3, 2 HR, 2B; Daisha Abel F 2×3; Cassidy Schuh F 2×3; Miranda Hangberg C HR, 2 RBI.

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