Kaukauna Ghosts edge Kimberly Papermakers in nine innings

Kaukauna Ghosts edge Kimberly Papermakers in nine innings


Kaukauna Ghosts edge Kimberly Papermakers in nine innings


Bethany DeValk’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Amanda Diedrich as Kaukauna beat Kimberly 2-1 in a Fox Valley Association game Thursday in Kaukauna.

Freshman Haley Hestekin pitched a two-hitter for the Ghosts (1-1). She struck out 15 and walked two.

“Two great teams. It was fun to watch,” Kaukauna coach Tim Roehrig said. “You’re not going to find much better than that.”

Jenna Smarzinski led off the game with a home run for Kimberly’s only run.

Kimberly … …100 000 000 1 2 2
Kaukauna … …100 000 001 2 5 1

WP: Haley Hestekin. LP: Megan Kleist. Leading hitters: Smarzinski KIM HR; Haley Huss KAU 2B; Bethany DeValk KAU 2×3.

Neenah 5, Menasha 1

At Neenah, Brianna Frost scattered eight hits and struck out seven in getting the complete-game victory for the Rockets.

Frost also had two hits, including a triple, and drove in three runs for Neenah (2-3, 1-1), which stole six bases. Julia Rhodes had two hits, including a double, for Menasha.

Menasha … …000 100 0 1 8 3
Neenah … …111 011 x 5 3 2

WP: Brianna Frost (7IP, 7K). LP: Darian Danitz. Leading hitters: Julia Rhodes M 2×4, 2B; Jayci Mansfield M 3B; Madeline Brown M 2B; Frost N 2×3, 3B, 3 RBI.

Oshkosh West 10, Appleton West 0

At Appleton, Oshkosh West raced to a 7-0 lead after three innings in getting the six-inning victory over the Terrors.

Jamie Holsten got the win, striking out seven over three innings. Meg Krautsch had three hits, including two doubles, and also drove in four runs for the Wildcats.

Oshkosh West … …232 102 10 10 0
Appleton West … …000 000 0 1 2

WP: Jamie Holsten. LP: Summer North. Leading hitters: Chantal Bougie OW 2×3; Meg Krautsch OW 3×4, 2 2B, 4 RBI; Taylor Skroski OW 2×3, 2 RBI; Kylie Kitchen OW 2×3.

Xavier 10, Ripon 0

At Ripon, Erin Powers pitched another gem, striking out 13 and allowing just two hits in leading the Hawks to the victory.

Powers also had four hits for Xavier (2-0, 2-0). Torey Justus added two hits and Karly Weycker had a triple for the Hawks.

Xavier … …500 110 3 10 11 0
Ripon … …000 000 0 0 2 4

WP: Erin Powers. LP: Borgardt. Leading hitters: Torey Justus X 2×4; Erin Powers X 4×5; Karly Weycker X 3B.

Freedom 12, Winneconne 0

At Winneconne, Taylor Henus scattered four hits, striking out three and walking one to lead the Irish to the win.

Freedom was able to take advantage of eight Winneconne errors in the six-inning game.

Freedom … …430 023 12 15 0
Winneconne … …000 000 0 4 8

WP: Taylor Henus. LP: Annika Gereau. Leading hitters: Cortz F 3×5; Jaylyn Murphy F 2×4, 2B; Henus F 2×4, 2B; Samantha Sheriff F 2×3; K. Garvey F 3×4; M. Hoppe F 2×4.

Reedsville 6, St. Mary Central 3

At Reedsville, Erin Batzler had a two-run single in the fifth inning but it wasn’t enough for the Zephyrs (0-2), who left 11 runners on base.

SMC pitcher Katelyn Gullickson had a no-hitter through four innings before Reedsville got the bats going.

SMC … …000 030 0 3 6 2
Reedsville … …000 033 x 6 7 2

WP: Katie Ziemer. LP: Katelyn Gullickson. Leading hitters: Kayla VanDyke SMC 2×3; Morgan Henkel SMC 2×3; Erin Batzler SMC 2 RBI; Hannah Roffers R 2B, 2 RBI; Olivia Dietrich R 2B; Lauren Holschbach R 2B.

Chilton 16, Manitowoc Lutheran 0

At Chilton, Celine Diedrick threw a perfect game for the Tigers.

Diedrick struck out 10 in the game that ended after five innings. She also went 3-for-3 at the plate with three runs scored and three RBI.

The Tigers’ Claire Stiefvater went 3-for-4 with three RBI.

Wrightstown 24, Brillion 0

At Wrightstown, Carlie Servais went 5-for-5 with five RBI, Brooke Linzmeier went 5-for-5 with four RBI and Sage Tanck went 3-for-3 with three RBI as Wrightstown (2-0, 2-0) won in five innings.

Hortonville 10, New London 6

At New London, Lexy Campshure had a three-run home run in the top of the ninth to help the Polar Bears get the win in extra frames.

Sammi Sullivan got the win. Jordyn Brennan, Caitlin Hoerning, Campshure and Heidi Huebner each had three hits for Hortonville.

Payton Mix led New London with four hits.

Hortonville … …001 121 104 10 18 3
New London … …000 303 000 6 16 1

WP: Sammi Sullivan. LP: Shelby Sommer. Leading hitters: Jordyn Brennan H 3×6; Caitlin Hoerning H 3×5; Heidi Huebner H 3×5; Lexy Campshure H 3×4, 3 RBI, HR; Payton Mix NL 4×5; Morgan Gorges NL 3×5; Leah Porath NL 3×5.

West De Pere 10, Seymour 7

At De Pere, after Seymour (0-2, 0-2) built its lead to 3-0 with a solo home run by Erin Blohm in the second inning, the Phantoms (2-1, 2-0) plated nine runs in the bottom of the frame.

Blohm, Ashley Geurts and Taylor Matuszak each had two hits and combined for four RBI for the Thunder.

Shiocton 14, Weyauwega-Fremont 4

At Shiocton, Whitney Schmidt went 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles and drove in six runs to power Shiocton.

Kiana Williamson also homered for the Chiefs. Karissa Akey hit a home run for Weyauwega-Fremont.

Weyauwega-Fremont … …002 020 4 7 0
Shiocton … …051 026 14 18 0

WP: Sydney Wilcox. LP: K. Ponto. Leading hitters: Jordan Krause WF 2×4; Karissa Akey WF 2×3, HR; Whitney Schmidt S 4×5, 2 2B, 6 RBI; Mckenzie Calder S 3×4; Kiana Williamson S 2×4, HR; Kari Williams S 2×4; Veronica Calderson S 2×2; Wilcox S 2×3.


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