The Kimberly softball team had 10 extra-base hits in two games as it swept Oshkosh North 18-5 and 10-0 in a Fox Valley Association doubleheader Friday in Kimberly.
Abby Menting had five RBI and Maddi Surprise had four RBI in the first game for Kimberly. Megan Kleist had three RBI in the second game for the Papermakers.
Summer Zachow pitched a complete game in her first varsity start as Kimberly (5-2, 4-2) won the second game.
WP: Abby Menting. LP: C. Buerger. Leading hitters: Jenna Smarzinski K 3B; Megan Kleist K 2B, 3 RBI; Payton Mix K 2×2, 2B, 3 RBI; Abby Menting K 3B, 5 RBI; Maddi Surprise K 3×4, 4 RBI; Summer Zachow K 2×3; Maddy Bittner ON 2×3.
WP: Summer Zachow. LP: Cassy Buerger. Leading hitters: Jenna Smarzinski K 2B, 2 RBI; Megan Kleist K 3×3, 2 3B, 3 RBI; Sarah Rosenow K 3B; Payton Mix K 2B; Abby Menting K 2×3; Maddi Surprise K 3B; Sam Burant K 2 RBI.
Menasha 3-6, Fond du Lac 1-8
At Menasha, Darian Danitz pitched a complete game and struck out two in the opener as the Bluejays picked up their first win of the year.
Alex Brown’s two-run triple was the big hit in the first game for Menasha (1-7).
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WP: Darian Danitz. LP: Kelli Cole. Leading hitters: Julia Rhodes M 2×4; Rachel Dementer M 2×3; Alex Brown M 2×4, 3B; Shiloh Jones F 2×3, 2B.
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WP: Shiloh Jones. LP: Kayla O’Connell. Leading hitters: Ari Schmidt F 3×4, 2B; Emily Nett F 2×4; Shania Schibbelhut F 2×4, 2B; Shiloh Jones F 2×4, 2B; Makenna Mitchell F 2B; Alex Brown M 3B; Rachel Dementer M 2B.
Kaukauna 4-6, Appleton West 0-0
At Appleton, Jordan Haen struck out six and allowed just one hit in the second game after Liz Elrick scattered four hits in the first game as the Ghosts picked up the sweep.
The first game was scoreless until the fifth inning, when Ashley Heid singled to drive in the first run.
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WP: Liz Elrick. LP: Tess Verhyen. Leading hitters: Huss K 2×3; McLony K 2×4, 2B, 2 RBI.
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WP: Jordan Haen. LP: Tess Verhyen. Leading hitters: DeGroot K 2×3; Al. Heid K RBI.
Oshkosh West 3-6, Appleton North 2-1
At Oshkosh, Grace Garvey had two hits in the first game and Elizabeth Floodstrand and Hannah Johnson had two hits each in the second game for Appleton North, but the Lightning dropped a pair of games to the Wildcats.
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WP: Callie Troutfetter. LP: Alex Eastman. Leading hitters: Lexi Holsten OW 2×4; Bailey Schultz OW 2×3; Grace Garvey AN 2×3, 2B.
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WP: Callie Troutfetter. LP: Alex Eastman. Leading hitters: Elizabeth Floodstrand AN 2×3, Hannah Johnson AN 2×3; Chantal Bougie OW 2×3, 3B, RBI; Meg Krautsch OW 2×3, 2B, 3B, RBI; Bailey Schultz OW 2×2, RBI.