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Lady Wolverines Take Pair From Knights

By Staff | Jun 22, 2010

ALL?BUSINESS - West Bend-Mallard first baseman Nicole Gerhart is ready for a play as Graettinger/Terril’s Nikki Brown takes a lead off the bag during play Friday night at Terril. The Lady Wolverines swept two games from the Knights by scores of 10-8 and 11-1. -- Dan Voigt photo

TERRIL – It was a tough night on the diamond for the Graettinger/Terril Knights, as West Bend-Mallard’s Lady Wolverines came to town for a doubleheader. When the dust cleared, West Bend-Mallard made the trip back home with a pair of wins in the Cornbelt matchups.

West Bend-Mallard won the first game of the twin-bill by a 10-8 tally, and then came back to earn the sweep with an 11-1 win in five innings of play.

Unearned hits would be the downfall of Graettinger/Terril in the contests, despite some good hitting in the first game. G/T pounded out 14 hits with Nikki Brown leading the way with three hits and a pair of ?RBIs, while Dakota Hovinga also added three hits and a pair of RBIs. Morgan Matthews added           two hits and an RBI.

West Bend-Mallard got two hits from

Nicole Gerhart with two RBIs as they tallied eight hits in the win.

Alyssa Hoffman took the loss on the mound. She gave up 10 runs (two earned) on 11 hits with two strikeouts and one walk. Mckenzie Grimm took the win, going five and two-thirds innings, with Courtney Bargman coming in to relieve for the final inning and a third.

In the second game, The Lady Wolverines pounded out 11 hits in taking the 11-1 win in five innings. Graettinger/Terril couldn’t match their first game effort, getting just three hits in the contest, as  Lindsay Flaharty, Hailey Nelson and Dakota Hovinga all had hits.

Nicole Gerhart and Mckenzie Grimm both had three hits in the winning effort and Jessie Abrahamson added two hits to the effort.

Courtney Bargman earned the win, going four innings with just three hits and a pair of strikeouts. Mckenzie Grimm pitched the final inning and struck out one for the Lady Wolverines.

Brooke Hoffman pitched four innings for the Knights and surrendered six un-earned runs off eight hits with two strikeouts and four walks. Alyssa Hoffman gave up five runs (two earned) on three hits with one strikeout and two walks.