Pirates pick up first win in Park Region Conference doubleheader
The Verndale Pirates earned their first fastpitch victory of the season Tuesday in splitting a Park Region Conference twinbill with Parkers Prairie.
Teresa Moenkedick and Jackie Swenson each collected two hits and Kristen Korfe scored twice as the Pirates evened their season record in Game 1 by topping Parkers Prairie 5-2.
Kristen Korfe doubled and scored twice for the Pirates.
Jenny Swenson went all the way for the Pirates for her first pitching win.
Swenson walked three times and fanned four batters.
Krystal Chermak led the Panthers with two hits.
Michaela Noga went 5-for-5, scored three times and drove in three runs as the Panthers bombed the Pirates 15-2 in the second game.
Korfe collected three hits for the Pirates while Lizzy Yungbauer banged out two.
Moenkedick scored twice for Verndale.
Becky Suchy gained the pitching win while Korfe suffered the loss.
Verndale 211 100 0 - 5 8 2
PP 000 020 0 - 2 5 1
Jenny Swenson and Elizabeth Johnson; Micaela Noga and Tamara Schmidt
PP 311 032 5 - 15 16 0
Verndale 101 000 0 - 2 9 5
Becky Suchy and Schmidt; Kristen Korfe, Teresa Moenkedick (6) and Johnson, Korfe
WP- Suchy; LP- Korfe
Pillager 9, Verndale 2
Ally Hunstad fired a complete game Friday as the Huskies stopped the Pirates.
Hunstad fanned six batters and tossed six innings of shutout ball.
Jackie Swenson drove in a pair of runs for the Pirates with a double.
Kaylie Hanson collected two of Pillager's six doubles off Verndale losing pitcher Jenny Swenson.
Verndale 000 002 0 - 2 2 2
Pillager 321 003 x - 9 13 0
Ally Hunstad and Kaylie Hanson; Jenny Swenson and Elizabeth Johnson