Softball continues win streak in weekend games

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
Photo by Kendahl Schlueter.

Photo by Kendahl Schlueter.

Right: Ally O’Herron, senior first base player, battles a nine pitch fight during the game Tuesday, March 28 against the Upper Iowa University Peacocks. The Warriors beat the Peacocks in both games of their doubleheader, first beating them 9-0 and then 9-3 in the second game.

The Warriors continued to win a doubleheader against the Southwest Minnesota State University Mustangs to win their sixth straight game on Saturday, April 1. The Warriors scored in the first inning of the first game as they held the Mustangs to one point. Junior McKenna Larsen pitched for seven innings, allowing one run off four hits. During their next game, the Warriors also jumped out to an early lead, eventually beating the Mustangs 4-1. First-year pitcher Jordyn Kleman struck out five batters and allowed five hits.

The next day, the team won their eighth straight game after defeating University of Sioux Falls in a doubleheader. Winona State jumped ahead with an early lead and held Sioux Falls to one point, as Larsen was able to strike out six batters. Winona State beat Sioux Falls 6-1. In the next game, Winona State shutout Sioux Falls, defeating them 8-0, and scored six runs in the first inning. First-year pitcher Jaida Reynen did not allow a hit until the fourth inning.

The Warriors will take on the University of Minnesota Crookston in Crookston, Minn. Saturday, April 8 for a doubleheader. The next day they will travel Bemidji, Minn.

to take on Bemidji State University for a doubleheader.

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