Wolverines, Panthers roll in sub-section

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 22, 2001

It figured to be easy for the Glenville-Emmons Wolverines, and it was.

Tuesday, May 22, 2001

It figured to be easy for the Glenville-Emmons Wolverines, and it was. The New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Panthers also had no trouble. The United South Central Rebels squeaked by. It was the end of the line for the Alden-Conger Knights.

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Three of four area teams won in the opening round of sub-section softball tournament play Monday.

The biggest win was at Glenville, where the second-seeded Wolverines needed only six innings to eliminate the No. 7 seed.

Fallon Lorenzen was 2-for-3 with a home run and a triple, Megan Avery 2-for-2 with two doubles. Jill Yost, Leslie Delger and Jenni Rayman had two hits apiece. Jessica Claussen struck out five batters.

The Wolverines face Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton tonight at 7:30 at St. Clair. The winner plays for the sub-section title Thursday at 5 p.m. at St. Clair.

Medford 001 000 – 1 3 2

Glenville-Emmons 511 121 – 11 7 2

WP – Jessica Claussen

NRHEG 7, Bethlehem Academy 0

Erin Anderson pitched a one-hitter, striking out seven, and Kelly Schlaak led the offense going 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. Jenny Schroeder, Holly Waldhauser and Lindsey Cornelius added one hit apiece. Lacey Peterson drove in a run.

The Panthers, 13-5 and seeded second, meet third-seeded United South Central tonight at 7 p.m. at Wells. The winner advances to the title game at 5 p.m. Thursday at Wells.

Bethlehem Academy 000 000 – 0 1 1

NRHEG 020 023 – 7 5 0

WP – Erin Anderson

USC 7, LeSueur-Henderson 6

Heather Schroeder delivered the game-winning hit in the bottom of the eighth inning for the third-seeded Rebels.

Schroeder, Shanna Schrader, Kim Schultz, Stacie Yokiel and Nichole Fulton each had one hit. Hilary Wacholz went the distance on the mound, allowing two earned runs.

The Rebels, 10-10, face NRHEG tonight at 7 p.m. at Wells.

LeSueur-Henderson 400 100 10 – 6 7 0

United South Central 401 100 01 – 7 5 4

WP – Hilary Wacholz

St. Clair 11, Alden-Conger 1

Jessica Wichmann, Emily Krogsgaard, Molly Wasmoen, Tasha Lackey and Kendra Mathiason had hits as the Knights ended their season with a record of 4-13.

Alden-Conger 000 100 – 1 5 1

St. Clair 400 015 – 11 7 0

LP – Hayley Jensen