Emmetsburg's Lady E-Hawks earned a 2-1 mark at the Storm Lake Classic Softball Tournament over the past weekend. The Lady E-Hawks earned a 3-1 win over Storm Lake St. Marys, but lost a 1-5 decision to Harlan before defeating Sioux City North by a 5-4 tally. The wins gave Emmetsburg a 27-9 mark overall as the regular season winds down.
Against St. Mary's, Emmetsburg would take a two-run lead after Aly Berven and Faith Schmidt scored runs. St. Mary's would plate a run in the second, but Emmetsburg answered with a run in the top of the third as Alexa Naig plated the insurance run.
Ashton Connelly got the win, giving up one run off three hits in seven innings of work. Jacque Carlson had two hits, while Aly Berven, Michaela Rehm, Teegan Olson and Whitney Kibbie all added hits to the effort.
Against Harlan, Emmetsburg faltered in a 1-5 loss. Harlan jumped out to a 4-0 lead after the first inning as three errors and a pair of base hits plated the four runs. Harlan added a run in the top of the fourth inning off a triple and a base hit for a 5-0 lead.
Emmetsburg managed to erase the goose egg in the bottom of the seventh when Hannah VanOosbree led off with a double and then scored off an RBI?single from Aly Berven for the 5-1 final tally.
Faith Schmidt took the loss, surrendering five runs, one earned, off 10 hits with four strikeouts.
Emmetsburg got a double and single from Berven and a double from VanOosbree, while Rehm had a single and Schmidt had two hits.
Against Sioux City North, Emmetsburg got a run in the second from Vlasman, and added four more runs in the top of the fifth. Degen, Schmidt, Carlson and Vlasman would all cross the plate in the inning, but North got a run of their own, and added three in the bottom of the seventh but it was too little too late with Emmetsburg outlasting the Stars for the 5-4 victory to finish 2-1 at the tourney.
Faith Schmidt got the win, allowing four runs, all earned, off eight hits with two walks and nine strikeouts. Schmidt would tally a double, while Hannah VanOosbree had two hits. Jacque Carlson, Miranda Vlasman, Teegan Olson and Whitney Kibbie would all add a base hit to the effort.