Softball: Russell homers twice for Bulldogs in sweep of RebelsPublished 9:40pm Monday, May 7, 2012
SPRING VALLEY — The Grand Meadow-LeRoy-Ostrander-Kingsland softball team swept a doubleheader from Southland by scores of 11-5 and 10-8 in Kingsland Monday.
Grand Meadow senior Stephanie Russell had a big day for the Bulldogs (5-7 overall) as she picked up a win and a save in the circle and she went 6-for-8 with two homers, three doubles and seven RBIs, while scoring six runs at the plate in the doubleheader.
Brooke Yunker, Lindsey Bottema and Kelli Smith all homered for Southland (7-6 overall, 6-6 Three Rivers).
GMLOK 11, Southland 5
GMLOK pitching: Stephanie Russell (W), 7 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 9 K
Southland pitching: Kelli Smith (L), 6 IP, 11 H, 5 BB, 11 R, 4 K
Southland hitting: Lindsey Bottema, 3-for-3, HR, RBI, R; Smith, 1-for-3, HR, 2 RBIs, R; Hilary Bottema, 1-for-3
GMLOK 10, Southland 8
Southland pitching: Haley Kiefer (L), 7 IP, 8 H, 9 BB, 10 R, 3 K
Southland hitting: Kiefer, 3-for-4, triple, R; Megan Mullenbach, 2-for-4, 2 R; Brooke Yunker, 1-for-2, HR, 2 RBIs, 2 R; Haley Kirkpatrick, 1-for-3, double, R