Sports

Emmetsburg Softball Has Big 6th Inning To Advance

Wed 7-9-2014



Pocahontas controlled the first 5 1/2 innings of a Class 2A postseason softball game against Emmetsburg leading 7 - 0 until pitching would fall apart in the bottom of the 6th giving up 13 runs in the inning and the E'hawks would prevail 13 - 7.  The Indians scored 3 runs in the 4th and 4 runs in the 6th inning to lead 7 - 0, but Emmetsburg would respond in the bottom of the 6th sending 17 batters to the plate scoring 13 runs on 5 hits while drawing 8 walks.  Pocahontas would be retired in order in the 7th inning and Emmetsburg would win and advance in the postseason.
 
The E'hawks scored 13 runs on 5 hits and were led by Sarah Simington going 1 - 3 with 2 RBI's.  The Indians scored 7 runs on 7 hits and were led by Autumn Radig going 1 - 2 with 3 RBI's.  The winning pitcher was Ashton Connelly going 7 innings, giving up 7 runs (2 earned) on 4 hits while striking out 6 and walking 3.  The losing pitcher was Jill Vonnahme going 1/3 of an inning giving up 8 runs on 4 hits and walking 5.  Jocelyn Johnson started the game and gave up 3 runs on 1 hit in 5 innings and she walked 7.  Pocahontas pitching accounted for 12 walks.  The Indians finish their season at 3 - 23.  The E'hawks are now 18 - 11 and will play at Alta Wednesday July 9th at 7 PM on Y 100.


Other Class 2A Region 2 Scores

Eagle Grove 14
Clarion Goldfield 3          5 innings

Eagle Grove plays at Manson

Lake Mills 6
West Fork 5

Lake Mills will play at St. Ansgar

Belmond Klemme 14
West Hancock 4          5 innings

Belmond Klemme will play at North Union