ELC frosh win three games
The Estherville Lincoln Central Freshman Softball Team was in action Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Tuesday, ELC opened with an 8-3 win over Okoboji. Megan Jensen was the winning pitcher. He five innings she gave up three earned runs with six strikeouts and four walks. At the plate, Carson Gjerde was 3-3 while Caitlyn Clayton, Lauren Lago and Sadie Rosenboom each went 2-3.
ELC won game two 11-7. Gjerde was the winning pitcher. In five innings, she gave up seven runs (two earned) with five strikeouts and three walks.
At the plate, Rosenboom, Jordan Phillips and Lago each had three hits.
On Wednesday, ELC defeated Spirit Lake 8-7.
Gjerde was the winning pitcher. She gave up seven runs (five earned) with seven walks and four strikeouts.
Gjerde and Alyssa Friesner each had two hits.
Phillips, Clayton, Rosenboom, Katie Gruhlke, Bailey Fredrickson and Joslyn Moore each had one hit.
ELC freshmen earn three wins
The Estherville Lincoln Central Freshman Baseball Team played three games the past two days.
On Wednesday, ELC won 5-1 over Spirit Lake.
Hunter King pitched four innings. He faced 16 batters and gave up one earned run on two hits with five strikeouts. At the plate, Hayden Dowding was 1-1 with three RBIs. Bryce Mann was 1-1 with an RBI and a run, Zach Humble was 1-1 with two RBIs, Michael McCauley was 1-2 with a run and Lee Christensen was 1-2 with an RBI. Dan Christensen, Chase Bonner and Dalton Christoffer each scored a run.
On Thursday, ELC swept Emmetsburg in a doubleheader. The Midgets took game one 13-2.
Carsten Bosch pitched four innings. He faced 19 batters and gave up two runs (one earned) on one hit with seven strikeouts and six walks.
Dowding was 3-3 with three runs, three RBIs and two doubles. Mann was 3-3 with two RBIs, three runs and a double. Jack Brashear was 3-3 with four RBIs, one run and a double. McCauley also was 3-3.
Also Bonner was 2-3 with two runs. Bosch was 1-3 with a double and an RBI. Danny Christensen was 1-4 with a run and Justin Heinrichs scored a run.
ELC won game two 12-3. Brashear was the winning pitcher. He pitched thee innings and faced 16 batters. He gave up three runs (two earned on one hit with two strikeouts and five walks. Christoffer pitched two innings. He faced eight batters and gave up one hit with two strikeouts.
At the plate, Christoffer was 2-2 with three runs and an RBI. Brashear was 2-2 with two runs, two doubles and two RBIs. Josh Olson was 2-2 with two RBIs. Danny Christensen was 2-4 with a run. Dowding was 1-2 with a run. Heinrichs was 1-2 with two runs, a double and three RBIs. Mann was 1-3 with a run.
ELC (8-2) plays at Emmetsburg on Monday.