Fast start lifts Lourdes Academy into regional finals

Fast start lifts Lourdes Academy into regional finals

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Fast start lifts Lourdes Academy into regional finals

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Lourdes Academy scored four runs in the first inning, then put the game away with a six-run third inning highlighted by a bases-clearing triple by Ciarra Zemke as the Knights pushed past Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah 10-0 in a WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal softball game Wednesday afternoon.

Zemke finished 2-for-3 with four RBIs and Mollie Bartlett added two hits as well for the Knights. Micki Honsinger also drove in a pair of runs.

Lauren Schiek was dominant on the mound, scattering two hits and a walk while striking out 12.

Lourdes Academy will face the top ranked team in Division 4 today in Oakfield. In their last meeting against each other, the Knights held a 2-0 lead through five innings before losing 6-2.

Elkhart Lake-Glenbuelah…000 00 — 0 2 3

Lourdes Academy…406 0x–10 10 0

WP: Lauren Schiek (5 IP, 1 BB, 12 Ks). LP: Aryanna Klemme (4 IP, 4 BB, 1 K).

Leading hitters: LA — Mollie Bartlett 2×3. Ciarra Zemke 2×3, 3B, 4 RBI. Micki Honsinger, 2 RBI.

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