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May 2, 2014

West Carroll splits DH

THOMSON, Ill. — Lena-Winslow scored a dozen runs in Game 1 while West Carroll scored 10 in the second game to split a softball doubleheader Thursday.

In Game 1, Le-Win defeated the Thunder 12-4. Abby Maike held pitching responsibilities for West Carroll and allowed six earned runs on seven hits during a five-inning stint. She took her ninth loss of the year.

Le-Win had two extra-base hits in the win while three different hitters each had a pair of RBIs.

In Game 2, Cassidy Rice held the Panthers to three runs as she went the seven-inning distance. Rice struck out two and walked three.

The Thunder hit three extra-base hits while Brianna Kampmeier went 3-for-4 and Darby Rumler had a 3-for-5 performance.

West Carroll scored five runs in the fifth inning while scoring a single run in the first, third and fourth innings. The first four hitters reached base, including a Monica Smith triple.


Le-Win 120 231 2 — 12 11 4

W. Carroll 020 200 0 — 4 7 3

Abby Maike (5 ip, 7 h, 9 r, 6 er, 4 bb, 4 so), Cassidy Rice (2 ip, 0 h, 3 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 2 so) and Darby Rumler. Cred Stouffer (7 ip, 7 h, 4 r, 3 er, 4 bb, 6 so) and Cortney Maight. Multiple hits — Le-Win (Stouffer 3, Bri Haight 2, Courtney Haight 2); West Carroll (Rumler 2). 3B — Le-Win (Stouffer, C. Haight). RBIs — Le-Win (Stouffer 2, C. Haight 2, Kaite Litow 2, Taylor Cain); WC (Rumler, Anna Badtke, Janessa Larson, Rice).


W. Carroll 101 152 0 — 10 14 3

Le-Win 000 030 0 — 3 8 4

Cassidy Rice ( 7 ip, 8 h, 3 r, 2 er, 3 bb, 2 so) and Brianna Kampmeier. Cred Stouffer ( 7 ip, 14 h, 10 r, 3 er, 2 bb, 3 so) and Cortney Haight. Multiple hits — West Carroll (Darby Rumler 3, Brianna Kampmeier 3, Monica Smith 2, Keeley Brinkmeier 2); Le-Win (Stouffer 2, C. Haight 2). 2B — WC (Anna Badtke, Kampmeier); Le-Win (Stouffer, C. Haight, Taylor Cain). 3B — WC (Smith). RBIs — WC (Kampmeier 2, Smith 2, Haley Appel, Brinkmeier 2); Le-Win (C. Haight, Maddy Arand).

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