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Moenkedick leads Bears over Verndale

Christine Moenkedick tossed a four-hitter and a five-hitter Tuesday in leading Bertha-Hewitt to a Park Region Conference sweep over Verndale.

Moenkedick went the distance in Game 1 walking three and fanning six.

The Bears broke away from the Pirates with two four-run innings in the fifth and sixth.

Corrina Tindal went 4-for-4 with three RBIs. Brittany Kimber scored three times.

Crystal Haskin, Elizabeth Johnson, Jamie Kern and Heather Hejhal singled for the Pirates.

Swenson took the pitching loss.

Moenkedick walked one and struck out four in winning the nightcap.

Teresa Moenkedick started for the Pirates and took the loss. Swenson and Kirsten Korfe pitched in relief.

Paige Borst combined with Kristy Shaw and Kari Maijala to drive in seven runs. The Bears came up with four doubles.

Moenkedick, Swenson, Hejhal, Jamie Kern and Jordy Schluttner had hits for Verndale.

(Game 1)

B-H 020 144 0 - 11 13 0

Verndale 000 000 0 - 0 4 3

WP- Christine Moenkedick; LP- Jenny Swenson

(Game 2)

Verndale 011 00 - 2 5 3

B-H 083 30 - 14 9 1

WP- C. Moenkedick; LP- Teresa Moenkedick

Verndale 6,

Lake Park-Audubon 2

Heather Hejhal and Faith Kern both went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs as the Pirates whipped the Raiders on Friday.

The Pirates out-hit the Raiders 10-4 but did not break the game open until the top of the seventh when they scored three times. Crystal Haskin started the three-run seventh a walk. After Jamie Kern singled, Hejhal delivered a two-run double. Lizzy Yungbauer grounded out before Hejhal scored on a single by Faith Kern.

Jamie Kern scored three times for the Pirates and collected two hits.

Four different players collected hits off Verndale hurler Jenny Swenson. Carissa Raaen homered for the Raiders. Swenson gave up just one base on balls while fanning eight.

Verndale 000 210 3 - 6 10 1

LPA 110 000 0 - 2 4 3

WP- Jenny Swenson; LP- Christine McIntire

HR- Carissa Raaen (LPA)