Softball: Tigers shutout Melrose in conference opener
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta softball rolled to its second win of the season with a 16-0 win against Melrose Tuesday, April 9, in Melrose. The Tigers scored seven runs in the sixth inning to put an early end to the West Central Conference contest.
Liz Dietz went the distance from the circle, allowing just two hits while striking out six. Jen Solvie, meanwhile, provided plenty of pop from the plate with a 4-for-5 performance for the Tigers. Bailey Marty and Emma Bowman also had two hits apiece.
The Tigers look to remain undefeated when they travel to BOLD for a doubleheader Tuesday, April 16, in Olivia.
Morris/C-A 16, Melrose 0
Morris/C-A (2-0) 310 147-16 12 1
Melrose 000 000-0 2 5
Hitting - Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta: Bailey Marty 2-5, Emma Bowman 2-4 2b, Liz Dietz 1-4, Jen Solvie 4-5 2b rbi-2, LaRae Kram 1-3, Katelyn Wehking 1-3 rbi-2, Karissa Olberg 1-1 rbi-2 ... Melrose: Amy Austing 1-2, Ashley Rademacher 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta: Dietz (W) 6-2-0-0-2-6 ... Melrose: Makiya Luetmer (L) 6-21-15-12-8-1