Game 1: Sleepy Eye Public 10, Cedar Mountain/Comfrey 0; Game 2: Sleepy Eye Public 12, Mountain Lake 2
Sleepy Eye Public School hosted both Cedar Mountain/Comfrey and Mountain Lake on April 26 in which the Indians won by 10 in both games.
The first major lead in the first game for Sleepy Eye was in the fourth inning. CMC only made two errors in the game but they struggled in their pitching which allowed the Indians to get six easy runs.
Key players include junior Jordyn Domeier, who went 2-2 at bat, had one double, and scored three runs. Sophomore McKayla Ahlrich led the way in pitching with eight strikeouts, and only allowed one hit.
Pitching: McKayla Ahlrich 8 SO, 2 BB, 1 H.
Other: Sammy Villanueva 1-4, 2 R;
Jordyn Domeier 2-2, 3 R, 1 2B;
Jamie Wells 1-1, 2 R, 1 RBI;
Jamie Fischer 1-3, 1 R, 2 RBI;
Kalyn Haas 1-3, 2 RBI.
Sleepy Eye played against Mountain Lake in the second game. The Wolverines had a good start by scoring two runs in the top of the first.
But Sleepy Eye answered with three runs over the course of the first three innings. A base hit by senior Samantha Krebsbach allowed a run to make it 3-2 in the bottom of the third.
The Indians pulled away in the bottom of the fourth after multiple base hits and a double by Krebsbach which made the score 6-2. Sleepy Eye finished the game with six more runs in the fifth inning.
Krebsbach had seven RBI, along with a double and a triple. She said it was nice to finally be outside in the warm weather.
“It was pretty great,” Krebsbach said. “It’s just good to get out and play.”
Sleepy Eye head coach Tim Hoffmann said it was a successful couple of games.
“I was really pleased with how we played today,” Hoffmann said. “The girls were just excited about the weather, they were excited to step on the field, and now the fact that it’s Friday and we get two wins, that’s even more exciting.”
Pitching: Carly Jensen 6 SO, 2 BB, 3 H, 2 R.
Other: Samantha Krebsbach 3-4, 1 2B, 1 3B, 7 RBI;
Jamie Wells 2-4, 3 R, 1 RBI;
Page 2 of 2 - Jamie Fischer 1-3, 2 R, 1 RBI;
McKayla Ahlrich 1-1, 1 R, 1 RBI