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Lady Pirates shut out East Sac in tourney opener

Monday, July 13, 2009

Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland second baseman Brittany Ridder readies to throw the batter out at first base while teammates Lindsey Joslin at shortstop, and outfielder Emily Schiernbeck watch the action. Photo by Reta Todd
Cherokee, South O'Brien games postponed to Friday

GALVA - The Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland softball team started their tournament run on the right foot here Thursday night by defeating a quality East Sac County team by the score of 5-0. Picking up the win on the mound for GHSC was Jaime Christensen, who gave up three singles while striking out two and walking none. Leading the 11- hit attack for GHSC were: Roxanne Grundmeier, who went 2-4 with two RBI and a stolen base; Brooke Wiese, who went 2-4 with a double and an RBI; Emily Schiernbeck, who went 2-3 with a double and an RBI; Dana Hustedt , who went 2-2 with a triple, and Michaela Else, who went 1-3 with an RBI. GHSC coach Scott Phelps said the coaches were extremely happy with how well the defense continues to play, and how well they are playing as a team "from top to bottom."

GHSC now sports a 23-13 record in their first season as a shared program, and they played Carroll Kuemper, an 8-0 victor over Battle Creek - Ida Grove, in the second round of the Class 2A Regional on Friday at Carroll.

In other 2A first-round games involving area teams, Cherokee's game at Peterson against Sioux Central and South O'Brien's game at Paullina against Hinton were both rained out and postponed until Friday.

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