WOODWARD — Dalaney Bice hit two home runs, drove in six runs and limited the opposition to one hit and two walks as Woodward-Granger routed Panorama, 13-0, in three innings of WCC softball Monday.
Bice hit her 12th and 13th homers of the season in the win, with Alyssa Jack 2-for-2 with a triple and three RBIs while Julia Evans drive in two runs with a double. Miranda Aunspach also had two hits for the Hawks, who improved to 13-11 overall and 9-3 in conference play.
W-G 10, MADRID 4
WOODWARD — W-G enacted some revenge for a 10-inning loss to Madrid the night before (see below) with a 10-4 WCC victory last Friday.
The Hawks held an 8-0 lead after four frames, with the Tigers closing to 8-3 before two W-G runs in the sixth all but sealed the win, at 10-3. Madrid scored once in the seventh to set the final score.
Meagan Bandstra, Riley Jamison, Kendra Husmann and Jack had doubles for the Hawks, with Evans hitting a triple while Webb ripped her first career home run down the line in left field.
Bree Lesch, Annie Webb and Evans had three hits apiece, with Jack, Jamison and Aunspach each tallying two hits to spark the attack. Lesch had four RBIs and Webb three, with Aunspach, Jamison and Lesch all scoring twice.
Jordyn Achenbach allowed four runs on 11 hits in seven frames, with one run unearned. She struck out five batters and issued two walks.
Shelby Larson was chased from the ring after 2-1/3 innings. She allowed six runs on 10 hits and a walk in taking the loss. Sarah Kleinwort tossed 3-2/3 frames, yielding four runs on eight hits while striking out one.
Naomi Dalton had a double and two singles for Madrid, with Taylor Bell, Chelsea Hinkel and Kirsten Raymond each recording a pair of hits. One of Raymond’s hits was a double, with Dalton, Hinkel, Shawna Cairns and Anna Cairns driving in one run each.
Thursday, June 20
MADRID 3, W-G 2 (10)
MADRID — Kat Ackerson doubled home Bell with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as Madrid topped W-G, 3-2, in a WCC battle.
The Hawks scored both of their runs in the top of the first inning, with a run in the bottom of the first and another in the third tying the game for the hosts.
Bice went 9-1/3 innings before being given the loss. She allowed three runs on 10 hits with one walk and three strikeouts.
Lesch had three hits for W-G, with Jack and Webb adding two hits apiece to lead the offense. Bice and Webb both had doubles and RBIs, with Lesch and Jamison scoring the two W-G runs.
Kleinwort surrendered just two runs on 13 hits and three walks while striking out one in earning the win for the Tigers.
Bell and Lynn Rigby both had three hits for the Tigers, with Hinkel driving in a run.
Wednesday, June 19
W-G 4, No. 7 EARLHAM 2
EARLHAM — Woodward-Granger scored twice in the top of the fifth to take a 3-2 lead before adding a final run in the top of the seventh to upset seventh-ranked Earlham, 4-2, in WCC softball June 19.
Each team had scored once each in their first at-bat, with the Cardinals grabbing a 2-1 lead with a tally in the fourth before the Hawks rallied to claim the win.
Lefthander Achenbach limited the hosts to two runs (one of them unearned) on six hits in collecting the complete game win. She walked four batters and struck out five.
Lesch, Jack and Bice had two hits apiece, with Webb, Bandstra, Carli Major and Achenbach adding one hit each. Jack scored three times and Lesch once, with Bice recording three RBIs.
Kaylie Brindley was handed the loss in the circle. She yielded four runs (three earned) on 10 hits while striking out 10.
The Hawks will play three times in the Tiger/Knight Tournamant in Carroll Saturday before hosting Des Moines Christian Monday and visiting Guthrie Center Tuesday.