YME 8, Morris/CA 6
Yellow Medicine East used nine walks to scratch out their first win of the season, 8-6 against Morris/Chokio-Alberta.
Three walks, two Tiger errors and a two-run single by Danie Roden fueled the Sting’s 6-run fourth inning.
It was the first loss for Morris/Chokio-Alberta after starting with four wins. They outhit the Sting 10 to 4.
Senior Ally Trudel pitched the win. She gave up six runs (two earned) on 12 hits with a strikeout and one walk.
Nena McCalla and Allie Trudel each had two hits for YME in the West Central Conference victory.
The Sting are now 1-1 on the season and will face Renville County West Thursday in Granite Falls.
YME 200 600 0— 8 4 3
M/CA 001 050 0— 6 10 4
Yellow Medicine East: Danie Roden 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Ally Turdel 1-for-4, rbi; Marissa Sneller 1-for-3; Nena McCalla 1-for-4
Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Becca Holland 2-for-4, rbi; Abby Olson 2-for-4, 2b; Nicole Stroebel 2-for-3, 2b
YME: Trudel (W) 7-10-6-6-2-5
Morris/CA: McKenzie Van Batavia (L)
Minnewaska 6, YME 3
Minnewaska junior Mady Phillips threw all 7 innings with 8 strikeouts for the win and 1 walk. Senior Allie Trudel also went 7 with 6 whiffs and two walks in Yellow Medicine East’s home opener.
Over the next two weeks the Sting have scheduled seven playing dates Monday through Friday with three of those doubleheaders, a total of 10 games.
Thursday was also the head coaching debut for Jen Sneller, who has coached the Sting JV the pass seven springs and replaces long-time softball coach Kristi Klassen.
Danie Roden doubled for the Sting.
Waska 030 020 1 — 6 12 0
YME 002 010 0 — 3 10 1
Minnewaska: Sydney Joos 2-for-3, 3b; Alyssa Engfer 3-for-4, 2 2bs; Mady Phillips 2-for-3, 2b
YME: Nina McCalla 2-for-4, Dani Roden 2-for-4, 2b; Brooke Blue 2-for-3
Minnewaska: Phillips (W)
YME: Allie Trudel (L)