Blue Devils sweep RCTC softball teamPublished 7:36pm Tuesday, April 2, 2013
ROCHESTER — Stewartville grad Lexi Schunke had a big day for the Riverland Community College softball team, which opened its regular season with a pair of wins over Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester Regional Stadium Tuesday.
Schunke pitched the Blue Devils to a 9-2 win in the opener and she hit a walk-off, three-run homer with two outs an 8-5 win in the second game.
The freshman finished 5-for-9 with two homers and six RBIs on the day.
“She had a tremendous day,” RCC head coach Al Eckmann said.
Austin grad Marie Clennon pitched the Blue Devils (2-0 overall, 2-0 MCAC South) to the nightcap win.
The Blue Devils played sharp all day as they tallied 21 hits and committed zero errors in the doubleheader.
RCC 9, RCTC 2
RCC pitching: Lexi Schunke (W), 7 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 R, 5 K
RCC hitting: Amy Reinhardt, 1-for-4, 2 R; Schunke, 2-for-4, HR, 3 RBIs, 2 R; Megan Beckius, 3-for-3
RCC 8, RCTC 5
RCC pitching: Marie Clennon (W), 7 IP, 6 H, 1 BB, 5 R, 3 K
RCC hitting: Reinhardt, 3-for-5, HR, RBI; Cortney Perrin, 1-for-2; Clennon, 1-for-5, RBI; Schunke, 3-for-5, HR, 3 RBIs