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.