Lady E-Hawks Remain Undefeated
Emmetsburg’s Lady E-Hawks continue their winning ways on the diamond after taking a 12-0 win over Spencer in four innings Monday night. The win gives Emmetsburg a 3-0 mark in the Lakes Conference race and an a 7-0 mark overall on the campaign.
Monday the Lady E-Hawks opened with a base hit by Maddison Woodruff and an error on Jenny Hoch’s at-bat. Courtesy runner Aly Berven would come home to score off a sacrifice bunt by Nichole Hasbrouck, and a passed ball would allow Hoch to scamper home for a 2-0 lead. Spencer would go down in order to end the first frame.
However, the Lady E-Hawks went down in order in their half of the second, and Spencer managed to get a single, only to have their runner thrown out by catcher Alex Lock on a steal attempt to second, and were retired on Maddison Woodruff’s fifth strikeout of the contest.
Hillary Pico led off the third with a single that was followed by an RBI triple from Jenny Hoch. Alex Lock then duplicated the effort with an RBI?triple to score Hoch, and Lock’s courtesy runner, Jayme Penrod, would score off an RBI?double from Nichole Hasbrouck to give Emmetsburg a 5-0 advantage.
The Tigers would lead off the third with a single, but left their runner waiting at first with a pair of strikeouts and a putout at first.
The Lady E-Hawks went wild in the top of the fourth, leading off wit a single by Morgan Vlasman, who would take extra bases and score off Frankie Schmidt’s RBI single. Schmidt would move to second off an illegal pitch call against Spencer’s Ally McLaury and was then joined on base by Hillary Pico.
A base rap by Woodruff loaded the sacks before Jenny Hoch rapped out an RBI single to score Schmidt. Pico would score off a passed ball on Alex Lock’s fly out, but Nichole Hasbrouck brought Hoch home on an RBI double. Kendall Corley added an RBI single to score courtesy runner Whitney Kibbie, and a single by Janna Hoch was followed up by a base rap RBI that brought Corley home from Morgan Vlasman in her second pass through the order.
Frankie Schmidt rapped out another RBI?single to score Janna Hoch, but the inning ended when Hillary Pico hit a long fly to right field.
Spencer would quickly go down two outs before drawing a walk, but left the running waiting on Woodruff’s ninth strikeout to end the game early, 12-0.
Maddison Woodruff allowed just two hits, with one walk and nine strikeouts in the win.
Emmetsburg got A triple and single from Jenny Hoch and a triple from Alex Lock, while Nichole Hasbrouck had a pair of doubles. Maddison Woodruff had three hits, while Frankie Schmidt and Morgan Vlasman both had two singles each and Kendal Corley, Janna Hoch and Hillary Pico all added singles.
It was much the same situation last Friday when Emmetsburg took on Sioux Central at Peterson and came home with a 12-0 win after three innings.
An eight-run first inning, highlighted by a three-run home run shots by Kendall Corley would jump start the Lady E-Hawks to a lead.
Maddison Woodruff led off with a single and was followed on base by Jenny Hoch when she was hit by a pitch. Alex Lock was walked to load the sacks before Nichole Hasbrouck handed out an RBI base hit. With a 2-0 lead and one out, Corley stepped to the plate and pounded the ball over the fence to score Lock, Hasbrouck and make the round trip journey herself for a 5-0 lead.
Frankie Schmidt was walked, and Janna Hoch added a double before Hillary Pico pounded a two-RBI?double to score the duo, but was put out when she tried to score off Woodruff’s base hit. Woodruff would score off a fielders’s choice, but the bases were left loaded when the at-bat ended.
Sioux Central went down in order in their half of the first, and Emmetsburg came back to do some more damage in the second. Frankie Schmidt, Hillary Pico, Woodruff and Jenny Hoch would all plate runs in the inning for a 12-0 lead, and the Rebels went down in order again in their half of the inning.
The Lady E-Hawks would leave the sacks loaded in the third, but again, Sioux Central went down in order to end the game.
Woodruff tallied the no-hitter with five strikeouts out of the nine batters she faced.
Kendall Corley had the home run and single, while Janna Hoch had a double and single. Woodruff had two hits, while Alex Lock and Hillary Pico both had doubles and Jenny Hoch and Nichole Hasbrouck both had singles.
On Saturday, Emmetsburg played in the Storm Lake tournament, defeating Manson Northwest Webster by a 9-0 tally.
Both teams stranded a runner in the first, but the Cougars went down in order in the second. The Lady E-Hawks would get two runs from Morgan Vlasman and Jayme Penrod off a base hit and an error to take a 2-0 lead.
Maddison ?Woodruff would earn two strikeouts and the defense did its part to retire the Cougars in order in the third and the Lady E-Hawks put two more scores on the scoreboard.
Jenny Hoch hit a triple with out one, and Alex Lock was walked before Janna Hoch rapped out a single and Morgan Vlasman came up with a single to help bring her teammates home for the 4-0 lead.
MNW got a pair of hits in the fourth, but left both runners stranded. Emmetsburg would get a two-run home run shot from Alex Lock that also scored Jenny Hoch. Aly Berven and Hillary Pico would also score runs to boost Emmetsburg to a 8-0 advantage.
After stopping the Cougars in the fifth and sixth and giving up a hit in the seventh, Emmetsburg claimed the win.
Woodruff struck out 14 and allowed just four hits.
Alex Lock had the home run, while Jenny Hoch and Morgan Vlasman both had triples and Woodruff added a double. Morgan Vlasman also had two singles, while Janna Hoch, Kendall Corley and Hillary Pico all had singles in the victorious effort.