Pirates end season with 3-18 mark
The Verndale Pirates were ousted from the Sub-Section 6A softball playoffs Tuesday as Brandon-Evansville rallied to score four runs in the top of the seventh and win 8-5.
The Chargers strung together four hits in the seventh, including a run-scoring triple by Kinsley Randt. Hannah Olson went 4-for-4 and scored three times in the No. 3 position. Chelsey Pizel drove in a pair runs for Brandon-Evansville.
Teresa Moenkedick led the Pirates at the plate by going 2-for-2, scored twice and driving in one run. Moenkedick also reached twice on walks.
Jenny Swenson took the loss for the Pirates but struck out seven and did not allow a walk in throwing a complete game. The Pirates were guilty of six errors.
The Pirates closed out the season with a 3-18 record.
BE 102 010 4 - 8 12 2
Verndale 101 003 0 - 5 5 6
Kinsley Randt and Alea Alstead; Jenny Swenson and Elizabeth Johnson
WP-Randt; LP- Swenson
Nevis 0 (5 inn.)
Jenny Swenson fired a one-hitter Thursday as the Pirates blanked the Tigers in their regular season finale.
Swenson gave up two walks while fanning seven in the five-inning game.
Teresa Moenkedick scored three times on two hits. Kirsten Korfe went 2-for-4 and scored twice. Jordy Schluttner went 2-for-3.
Katie Dierkising singled for Nevis.
The Tigers were guilty of six errors on their home field.
Verndale 200 62- 10 8 1
Nevis 000 00 - 0 1 6
WP- Jenny Swenson; LP- Kate Dierkising