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.