Anna Loken had two home runs, including a grand slam, and a double and drove in six runs in the second game as Xavier gained the doubleheader split against Fox Valley Lutheran in Eastern Valley Conference softball action Thursday.
FVL won the opener 9-8, and Xavier won the second game 8-6.
For FVL, Abby Radue had five hits and Emalie Thern had four hits in the two games.
WP: Olivia Eichhorst. LP: Erin Powers. Leading hitters: Abby Radue FVL 3×4; Emalie Thern FVL 2×4; Mikayla Foskett FVL 2×4; Michaela Machurick X 2×2; Megan Sitzberger X 2×2.
WP: Reed Evers. LP: Maddie Schild. Leading hitters: Anna Loken X 3×4, 2 HR, 2B, 6 RBI; Abby Radue FVL 2×4; Kady Zamzow FVL 2×3, 2 2B; Emalie Thern FVL 2×4.
At Waupaca, the Comets (4-4, 4-3) swept the doubleheader against the Indians (2-2) by rallying in both games.
In the first game, Tina Rasmussen’s two-run single in the sixth inning drove in the winning run for the Comets. In the second game, Tasha Smith’s two-run double was key to a six-run seventh inning that gave Waupaca the win.
WP: Emerie Vasquez. LP: Ucachina. Leading hitters: Cassidy Johnson W 2×3; Tina Rasmussen W 2×3; Hietpas B 4×4, 3B; Gravender B 2×3.
WP: Emerie Vasquez. LP: Markx. Leading hitters: Mandy Tomlinson W 3×4, 3B; Bobbie Sell W 3B; Emerie Vasquez W 2×3; Tasha Smith W 2B, 2 RBI; Hietpas B 2×4; Mezza B 3B; Sternitske B 2×4.
Appleton East 4-7, Neenah 3-8
At Neenah, the Rockets and Patriots played 17 innings and split their doubleheader.
Appleton East won the first game in the ninth inning on a throwing error that allowed a Patriots runner to score from second.
Neenah won the second game in the eighth inning on Karly Jackson’s single up the middle and a two-run, inside-the-park home run that Amanda Roth hit off the right-center field fence.
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WP: Lauren Blasczyk. LP: Jessica Butzen. Leading hitters: Nicole Miller N 2×4, 2 3B; Kaitlyn Ulmen N 2×3; Megan Schweitzer AE 2×4; Lauren Blasczyk AE 3B.
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WP: Butzen. LP: Blasczyk. Leading hitters: Sara Hagmann AE 2 RBI; Megan Schweitzer AE 2B; Molly Krause AE 2×4, 3B; Mallory Lamers AE 2×4; Amanda Roth N 2×5, HR, 2 RBI; Kaitlyn Ulmen N 3×4, 2 RBI; Brianna Frost N 3×4, 2B.
Oshkosh West 3, Appleton West 0
At Oshkosh, Callie Troutfetter struck out nine and had two hits to lead the Wildcats.
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WP: Callie Troutfetter. LP: Tess Verhyen. Leading hitters: Chantal Bougie OW 2×3; Troutfetter 2×3, RBI.
Hortonville 6-14, Seymour 4-2
At Hortonville, Sydney Gorges struck out eight in the first game and Heather Dorn struck out seven in the second game to lead the Polar Bears to the sweep.
Caitlin Hoerning was six-for-six in the two games, with three RBI, for Hortonville.
WP: Sydney Gorges. LP: Olivia Bluma. Leading hitters: Caitlin Hoerning H 3×3, RBI; Gorges H 2×3; Brianna Kempen S 2B
WP: Heather Dorn. LP: Olivia Bluma. Leading hitters: Caitlin Hoerning H 3×3, 2 RBI; Katie Uhlenbrauck H 3×4, 3 RBI; Julie Baumgart S 2B, 2 RBI.
New London 7-9, Shawano 4-8
At Shawano, Emily Wilfuer drove in the winning run in the second game as the Bulldogs swept to improve to 4-0.
Manitowoc Lutheran 6-4, St. Mary Central 3-12
At Manitowoc, the Zephyrs outhit the Lancers 10-4 in the first game but left nine runners on base in the loss.
In the second game, which was a nonconference contest, Carly Jossart, Haley Davidson and Kayla Van Dyke combined to drive in seven runs in the win by the Zephyrs.
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WP: J. Menges. LP: Kristina Michel. Leading hitters: Kayla Van Dyke SMC 2×4; Kennedy Spiegelberg SMC 2×3, 3B; A.Neumeyer ML 2×4; K. Radue ML 2B.
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WP: Alexis Gullickson. LP: Mackayla Menges. Leading hitters: Kayla Van Dyke SMC 2 RBI; Haley Davidson SMC 2×3, 2 RBI; Carly Jossart SMC 3 RBI.
Brillion 7-1, Reedsville 5-6
At Brillion, Stefanie Voight and Cheyenne Popp each had two hits and Voight drove in two runs in the first game for the Lions.
In the second game, which was nonconference, Tamika Gasch had two hits for Brillion.
WP: Tamika Gasch. Leading hitters: Cheyenne Popp B 2×4; Stefanie Voight B 2×4, 3B, 2 RBI.
LP: Tamika Gasch. Leading hitters: Tamika Gasch B 2×3, 2B.
Weyauwega-Fremont 9, Shiocton 5
At Weyauwega, Miranda Potratz drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning and the Indians (8-7, 4-1 CWC) added three more runs to pull out the victory.
WP: Kelsey Akey. LP: Holly Pingel. Leading hitters: Anna Forslin WF 3×4; Karissa Akey WF 2×3; Miranda Potratz WF 2×4; B. Schmidt S 3×4.