Estherville Softball Defeats Emmetsburg
Thu 7-2-2015 
Both teams were scoreless thru the first 3 innings. In the 4th inning, Emmetsburg put up 2 runs to take the lead. It was short lived however as Estherville would answer with 3 runs in the bottom of the inning. The big hit that inning was a 2 run home run by Caitlyn Clayton. Emmetsburg would get a run in the 5th inning inning on an error to tie things up at 3. It would stay that way until the bottom of the 6th when Estherville put across 2 unearned runs thanks to 2 errors. They would go into the 7th leading 5-3 and that would end up being the final as the midgets held the e'hawks in the 7th inning.
Emmetsburg with 3 runs on 4 hits. They were led by Ashton Connelly going 1-3 with an RBI and Jenna Chapman was 1-2 with an RBI. Estherville was led by Caitlyn Clatyton going 1-3 with 2 RBI's. The winning pitcher was Carson Gjerde going 7 innings giving up 3 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits with 3 K's and 4 BB. The losing pitcher was Hali Noll. She went 6 innings with 5 runs (1 earned) on 6 hits with 3 K's and 0 BB.
Emmetsburg falls to 17-16, 6-7 and will travel to Storm Lake Thursday. Estherville improves to 21-9, 9-4 and will host Le Mars Thursday.