Emmetsburg Softball Sweeps Season Series With Spencer
The Emmetsburg softball team started the game off with 5 runs on 5 hits in the first 2 innings of play and held on 7-3 to beat Spencer in Lakes Conference Softball Thursday night in Spencer. Emmetsburg on the night got 7 runs on 9 hits. Most of the damage was done in the first few innings. They were led by Sarah Simingon as the lead off batter went 3-4 and scored 3 runs. Parker Traub was 1-4 with 2 RBI's and Allison Freeman, Kate Jackson and Rave Brown each had a hit and RBI. Spencer would score 3 runs on 6 hits. They were led by Brandi Botcher going 2-4 and Anna Glover was 1-3 with an RBI.
The winning pitcher was Mikayla Frerichs for Emmetsburg. She went all 7 innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits with 8 strikeouts and 2 walks. The losing pitcher was Bre Small for Spencer. She went 7 innings and gave up 7 runs on 9 hits with 4 strikeouts.
Emmetsburg improves to 9-16 and 4-7 in the conference and will travel to the Garner tournament on Saturday. Spencer falls to 1-16 and 1-10 in the conference and will host the Spencer tournament Friday and Saturday.