Lady Teutons split with Lady Skins
INMAN – It was a tale of two games for sure on Tuesday when the Little River and Inman softball teams tangled and split a doubleheader, with the Lady Teutons an 18-8 victory in game one before the LadySkins hammered Inman 29-5 in the nightcap.
A 10-run third inning, followed by another six runs in the fourth propelled Inman to their 18-8 first game win as Hope Schriner was on the mound and held Little River to just four hits and seven earned runs.
Emma Froese pounded out a home run for the Lady Teutons while accounting for five runs batted in to lead the offense. Ashtyn Schroeder added three hits and four runs batted in, while Rachel Harmon had two hits, including a triple and three runs batted in. Lexi Milne and Macy DeWitt also each hit for doubles.
For Little River, Kaitlyn Atkinson took the loss on the mound, while she contributed two runs batted in on offense as did Kaylie Zimmerman and Emma McBride.
Game two was all Little River as they jumped on the Lady Teutons for seven runs in the first, eight in the second and another 14 in the third on their way to the game shortened, three-inning 29-5 victory. The Lady Teutons scored all five of their runs in the bottom of the third in a valiant attempt of a comeback.
Leading the way for the LadySkins was Michelle Loder who pounded out four hits, including two doubles, scored three runs and knocked across five runs as well. McBride and Amaya Sneath each added three hits, with McBride scoring four times, while getting four runs batted in with two doubles. Madison Loder and Kaylie Zimmerman also had doubles in the contest.McBride was the LadySkin winning pitcher.
For Inman, Rachel Harmon had a triple, and Ashtyn Schroeder had a double in the loss, while Halee Konrade and Hope Schriner combined to man the mound for the Lady Teutons.
The Lady Teutons will be back on the diamond on Friday, April 5 when they play host to Marion, while the Little River girls will travel to Ell-Saline on Friday, March 29.
Little River sweeps Inman
INMAN – It was a clean sweep for the Little River baseball team in their season opening doubleheader at Inman on Tuesday, winning game one 12-7 before closing out the sweep with a 13-5 victory in game two.
A four run fourth inning propelled the Redskins to the 12-7 first game win as Graham Stephens led the offense by going three-of-four and scoring three runs. The Redskins pounded out four doubles among their 14 hits. Hunter Thomas, Brayden Sears, Cadence Birdsong and Kaden Schafer each had two hits while Jayden Garrison had three runs batted in.
Five Little River pitchers took time on the mound with Birdsong getting the victory. Overall the Redskin pitchers gave up 11 hits and five earned runs while striking out eight.
Jayden Leonhardt and Conner Brown each hit for doubles for the Teutons, while Carter Brown, Landen Snyder, Conner Brown and Dakota Kelly each contributed two hits each.
Conner Brown took the loss as he plus Carson Munoz and Jayden Leonhardt combined to give up 14 hits and 12 earned runs while getting nine strikeouts.
Despite giving coughing up five errors in game two, Little River still brought home the 13-5 win thanks to four runs each in the fourth and fifth innings.
Jayden Garrison was the story for the Redskins in game two as he not only got the win on the mound, but he also hammered out a home run and knocked in four runs among his three hits. Evan Johanning, Hunter Thomas and Keaton Richardson each hit doubles, while Johanning also knocked four runs in and Richardson scored three times. Thomas also knocked across three runs.
While Garrison got credit for the win, Graham Stephens also pitched and earned a save as the two combined to hold Inman to just five hits and two earned runs while striking out six.
Jayden Leonhardt and Conner Brown led the Inman offense with two hits each. Landon Snyder Kyler Komrade, Carter Brown and Leonhardt all pitched for the Teutons in game two and combined to strikeout 14 while giving up nine hits and 12 earned runs. Snyder took the loss.
Next up for Little River will be Friday, Mar. 29 when they travel to Ell-Saline, while the Teutons will be back on the diamond on Tuesday, Apr. 2 against Skyline.
Eagles Take Two from Remington
CANTON – The Canton-Galva baseball team had a successful season and home opening performance on Tuesday as they swept two games from visiting Remington, 8-7 and 10-0.
In game one, the Eagles stole seven bases, including three by Landon Everett and two by Andre Patton. Brayden Collins had two hits, including a triple and Brayden Minson pounded out a double while getting two runs batted in to lead the Eagle offensive attack. Canton-Galva ended up with five hits producing the eight runs.
Andrew Prieb went 7.2 innings on the mound and earned the win while giving up just two hits and two runs while striking out 10. Collins and Keaton Littrell also made an appearance on the mound for the Eagles.
Four runs in the first and fourth innings propelled Canton-Galva to their 10-0, shutout victory over Remington in game two in a five-inning contest.
Littrell went all five on the mound and earned the shutout win in giving up just one hit while striking out 11.
On offense, Brayden Minson and Nick Pearson each pounded out doubles, while Chase French had two hits and four runsbatted. Everett added two more stolen bases to his daily total, giving him five in two games.
Next up for the Eagles will be on Tuesday, Apr.2 when they travel to Sedgwick.
Lady Eagles drop two to Remington
GALVA – It was a rough start to the 2019 season for the Canton-Galva softball team as they dropped both ends of a doubleheader at home on Tuesday to Remington, losing game one 11-1 before dropping game two 10-6.
It was all Remington in game one as they held the Lady Eagles to just one run on two hits in their 11-12 victory. Canton-Galva struggled on defense, making six errors which did not help pitcher Megan Maltbie, who took the loss on the mound. Ashton Brewer and Taryn Norstrom provided the only two hits for the Lady Eagles.
The Lady Eagles took a 5-1 lead into the top of the sixth in game two when Remington scored six runs and then added another three in the seventh to take the sweep of the doubleheader with a 10-6 win.Once again, the Canton-Galva defense struggled in making five more errors for the day. Michaela Jowers took the loss for the Lady Eagles.
On offense the Lady Eagles knocked out nine hits in scoring their six runs with Jaycie Mastre leading the way with three hits, including two doubles, and two runs batted in. Taryn Norstrom also hit for a double while getting two runs batted in, while both Brewer and Megan Maltbie also had two hits each.
Next up for the Lady Eagles will be a return to the diamond on Friday when they play host to Hutchinson Trinity.
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