Prep softball: Neenah, Appleton North cruise in FVA

Prep softball: Neenah, Appleton North cruise in FVA

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Prep softball: Neenah, Appleton North cruise in FVA

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Kaitlyn Ulmen and Brianna Frost each drove in a pair of runs as the Rockets blanked the Spartans 8-0 in a Fox Valley Association game at Neenah on Tuesday.

Jessica Butzen earned the victory.

Oshkosh North… …000 000 0 0 3 2
Neenah… …100 403 x 8 11 1

WP: Jessica Butzen. LP: Lexi Reetz. Leading hitters: Nicole Miller N 2×4; Amanda Roth N 2×4; Kaitlyn Ulmen N 2×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Brianna Frost N 2×3, 2 RBI; MacKenna Neuman N 2B.

Appleton North 7-13, Fond du Lac 1-1

At Appleton, the Lightning improved to 9-4 with the sweep of the Cardinals.

In the first game, Grace Garvey’s two-out single scored what proved to be the winning run in the first inning, while in the second game, the Lightning broke the game open with a five-run third inning highlighted by Megan Kohlmetz’s two-run single.

Appleton North… …223 000 0 7 9 0
Fond du Lac… …000 010 0 1 6 4

WP: Alex Eastman. LP: Andrea O’Brien. Leading hitters: Sadie Warner FDL 2×4; Megan Kohlmetz AN 2B; Kennedy Taylor AN 2×4, 2B; Grace Garvey AN 3×4, 2B; Katie Hoeft AN 2 RBI.

Fond du Lac… …001 00 1 5 2
Appleton North… …115 6x 13 16 1

WP: Hannah Johnson. LP: Shiloh Jones. Leading hitters: Angel Payne FDL 2×3; Megan Kohlmetz AN 2 RBI; Kennedy Taylor AN 2×4, 2 RBI; Hailey Johnson AN 3×3, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI; Grace Garvey AN 3×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Elizabeth Floodstrand AN 3×3, 2B; Hannah Johnson AN 2B; Jordyn Van AN 2×2, 2 RBI.

Menasha 6-5, Appleton West 1-9

At Menasha, Alex Brown was four-for-four in the opener to help the Bluejays split a doubleheader with Appleton West.

In the nightcap, Tess Verhyen was four-for-four with a double and picked up the win on the mound.

Menasha… …103 000 2 6 6 0
Appleton West… …000 100 0 1 9 0

WP: Darian Danitz. LP: Lynnie Talady. Leading hitters: Rachel Dementer M 2B; Alex Brown M 4×4; Marissa Marx AW 2×4; Maggie Coughlin AW 2×4, 2B; Tess Verhyen AW 2B.

Appleton West… …310 230 0 9 7 3
Menasha… …000 300 2 5 5 2

WP: Tess Verhyen. LP: Darian Danitz. Leading hitters: Maggie Coughlin AW 2B; Tess Verhyen AW 4×4, 2B; Rachel Dementer M 2×4, 2B.

Oshkosh West 3, Kaukauna 2

At Oshkosh, Callie Troutfetter struck out five and pitched a compete game in leading the Wildcats.

Kaukauna… …000 020 0 2 7 0
Oshkosh West… …101 100 x 3 7 0

WP: Callie Troutfetter. LP: Liz Elrick. Leading hitters: Maloney K 2×3; Lexi HOlstein OW 2×2; Meg Krautsch OW 3×3, 2 RBI; Bailey Schultz OW 2×3, 2B, 3B.

Eastern Valley Conference

Little Chute 10-7, Waupaca 1-1

At Little Chute, the Mustangs’ Alaina Schepp went six-for-eight with a pair of doubles in the two games as Little Chute swept the doubleheader against Waupaca.

First game

WP: Shannon Huray. LP: Emmerie Vasquez. Leading hitters: Morgan Dercks LC 4×4, 2 RBI; Alaina Schepp LC 3×4; Deanna Guhl LC 3×4, 2 RBI; Tasha Smith W 2×4.

Second game

WP: Morgan LeNoble. LP: Tasha Smith. Leading hitters: Alaina Schepp LC 3×4, 2 2B; Clare Hietpas LC 2×3, 3B; Emmerie Vasquez W 3×3.

Olympian Conference

Brillion 5, St. Mary Central 4

At Brillion, Alison Gade lined a two-out, two-strike single to plate the winning run in the bottom of the seventh.

Carly Brault was three-for-four to lead the Lions.

St. Mary… …200 002 0 4 7
Brillion… …001 110 2 5 14

WP: Tamika Gasch. Leading hitters: Carly Brault B 3×4; Jen Krueger B 2×4; Stef Voight B 2×4; Gasch B 2×4; Michelle Krueger B 2×4.

Bay Conference

Hortonville 11, New London 2

At New London, Heather Dorn had three hits and picked up the win for the Polar Bears.

Shelby Sommer homered to pace New London.

Hortonville… …322 400 0 11 15 0
New London… …200 000 0 2 3 2

WP: Heather Dorn. LP: Shelby Sommer. Leading hitters: Katie Uhlenbrauck H 3×5; Dorn H 3×4; Annalise Kelsey H 2×3; Sommer NL HR.

West De Pere 2-15, Seymour 0-0

At De Pere, Brianna Ver Voort had two of Seymour’s five hits on the day as the Thunder was swept.

Only four of the Phantoms’ 15 runs in the second game were earned as Seymour made six errors.

Seymour… …000 000 0 0 3 1
West De Pere… …110 000 x 2 5 2

WP: Amber Van Duyse. LP: Olivia Bluma. Leading hitters: Abbey Buchberger WDP 2×3, 2B; Jennifer Timm WDP 2B.

West De Pere… …541 41 15 13 1
Seymour… …000 00 0 2 6

WP: Amber Van Duyse. LP: Rebecca Simpson. Leading hitters: Jennifer Timm WDP 3×4, 2B; Amber Van Duyse WDP 2×4, 2B; Abbey Buchberger WDP 3×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Krysta Klatt WDP 2×3, 2B.

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