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Lady E-Hawks Spilt Week Ending Games

June 5, 2018
By Dan Voigt , Emmetsburg News

by Dan Voigt

Emmetsburg's Lady E-Hawks collected a pair of Twin Lakes Conference wins but dropped a pair of tournament games over the past week to earn a 4-2 mark.

Wednesday the Lady E-Hawks traveled to Wall Lake to take on East Sac County and collected 4-1 victory.

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BATTER?UP! - Emmetsburg catcher Annie Brennan takes a cut at a pitch during play at Saturday’s Newell-Fonda tournament. The Lady E-Hawks would fall to Manson Northwest Webster ba 4-5 score and then fell to Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto/Charter Oak-Ute by a 3-4 score on Saturday.
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Emmetsburg would take a quick 1-0 lead in their first at-bat, and then played tow and a half innings of great defense before scoring two run in the top of the fourth. East Sac County would erase their goose egg in the bottom of the fourth, but Emmetsburg added an insurance run in the toop of the fifth and played solid defense to lock up the road victory.

Mikayla Frerichs would get the win in the circle, allowing two hits with four strikeouts.

Emmetsburg came away with seven hits in the win, including doubles from Parker Traub and Lindsay Carter and a pair of base hits by Emma Anderson a single each from Mikayla Frerichs, Annie Brennan and Molly Schany.

After a night off, the Lady E-Hawks returned home on Friday night to host the Panthers of Storm Lake St. Mary's and earned a 5-2 victory over their league foes.

Emmetsburg would retire St. Mary's in order to start the game, and then loaded the bases off a pair of walks and an error, but left the three runners stranded to end the inning.

In the second, St. Mary's would leave runners at the corners but Emmetsburg would push four runs over the plate in a big outburst. Emma Anderson led off with a single, and was followed by Parker Traub, Raven Brown and Lindsay Carter, with base hits and the foursome would all come home off the hits, a wild pitch and a ground out for a 4-0 Emmetsburg lead to start the third.

St. Mary's would be retired in order in the top of the third but Emmetsburg would leave three runners stranded on base in their half of the inning after a double by Emma Anderson and a pair of walks by Parker Traub and Raven Brown.

The Panthers went down in order again in the fourth and Emmetsburg would score a run off Abbie Schany's single, as she came home off an RBI?single from Annie Brennan, who was left stranded when the inning ended.

The fifth was an exchange of outs, with Emmetsburg stranding Parker Traub after a walk, but in the top of the sixth, St. Marys' would score a pair of runs off a sa single and an error to make the score 5-2.

The Lady E-Hawks would get a pair of base hits from Abbie Schany and Annie Brennan, but the duo would be left waiting when the at-bat ended.

But in the seventh, St. Mary's would leave runners at second and first when Mikayla Frerichs induced a strikeout to end the contest.

Frerichs went the distance, giving up two hits and two unearned runs, while striking out nine batters and issuing two walks.

Emma Anderson had a double and single, while Abbie Schany and Annie Brennan both had two base hits, with Parker Traub and Lindsay Carter both adding singles.

Venturing to their first Saturday tournament, the Lady E-Hawks traveled to Newell Saturday and met up with Manson Northwest Webster, but came up a run short in a 4-5 loss to the Cougars.

After a scoreless first inning, Emmetsburg would strike first in the top of the second, as Annie Brennan had a single and would come around to scored off a ground by Morgan Jamison for a 1-0 lead.

The two teams would trade outs and stranded runners through the third and fourth innings, but in the top of the fifth frame, Emmetsburg got a base hit from Raven Brown, who would come around to score after singles from Lindsay Carter and Molly Schany, but Carter, Schany and Annie Brennan would be stranded on a fielder's' choice and a ground out for a 2-0 lead.

But Manson Northwest Webster would erupt for five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, using three singles, a walk and two errors to do the damage and take a 5-2 advantage to start the sixth inning.

In the top of the sixth, The Lady E-Hawks would strand Parker Traub, but the Cougars would also leave a pair of runners when the inning ended.

In their final chance, Emmetsburg led off with a double by Macy McAllister, who would score off a double from Abbie Schany, who would score off a double from Emma Anderson, but Emmetsburg could come no closer as the game ended with Anderson waiting at second base.

Mikayla Frerichs was tagged with the loss, giving up five runs, one earned, off six hits, with three walks and 13 strikeouts.

Mikayla Frerichs and Molly Schany both had doubles and singles, while Emma Anderson, Abbie Schany and Macy McAllister all had doubles. and Raven Brown, Ali Laubenthal, Llindsay Carter and Annie Brennan all had base hits.

Emmetsburg's final tourney game was a matchup with Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto/Charter Oak-Ute and turned into a heartbreaking 3-4 loss.

The game would open with Emmetsburg getting a run off a base hit by Brielle Madden, who would come around to score off a triple from Molly Schany. Schany would be left waiting, though, when the Lady E-Hawks were retired.

MVAO/COU would answer Emmetsburg's run with one of their own in the bottom of the first inning off a walk and a base hit for a 1-1 tile.

In the second inning, Ali Laubenthal led off for Emmetsburg with a base hit and took second base off a wild pitch, but was left waiting when her teammates were retired in order to end the opportunity.

Emmetsburg would play good defense in the bottom of the second, allowing a single but the inning ended with the score still deadlocked at 1-1.

In the top of the third, Emmetsburg led off with Lindsay Carter getting on base after a dropped third strike call. A wild pitch would move Carter to second before Brielle Madden hit a single. Molly Schany drew a walk to load the bases before Carter scored off a fielders' choice on Annie Brennan's at-bat.

But Madden and Schany would be left waiting when Emma Anderson and Ali Laubenthal struck out to end the opportunity.

MVAO/COU would be retired in order in the third and in the fourth, Emmetsburg would strand Raven Brown, while MVAO/COU got a run back for a 2-2 tie.

Emmetsburg would strand Molly Schany after a base hit in the top of the fifth, and MVAO/COU would take the lead off a run after four walks for a 3-2 lead.

In the top of the sixth, Emmetsburg led off with a fly ball but got a double from Mikayla Frerichs, who would score off Raven Brown's RBI?single to tie the game at 3-3, Brown was left waiting at second when the at-bat ended.

MVAO/COU?would be retired in order in the bottom of the sixth to set up the seventh inning. The Lady E-Hawks would hit into three straight put outs to end their half of the inning, but in the bottom of the seventh, MVAO/COU?would get a leadoff double that would end up scoring off a walk and a base hit to snatch the win from the Lady E-Hawks.

Lindsay Carter would pitch three and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs, both earned, off four hits with four strikeouts and three walks. Mikayla Frerichs pitched two and a third innings, allowing two earned runs off two hits with five walks and two strikeouts.

Mikayla Frerichs had a double, while Raven Brown and Brielle Madden both had two hits each for the Lady E-Hawks, with Ali Laubenthal and Molly Schany both collecting base hits in the effort.



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