Emmetsburg Softball Sweeps Season Series With Spencer

Thu 6-23-2016

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.