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RCC softball team drops two to Minnesota West

Published 7:14pm Friday, April 5, 2013

WORTHINGTON — The Riverland Community College softball team dropped a pair of games by scores of 5-4 and 15-0 at Minnesota West Friday.

The Blue Devils (2-2 overall, 2-2 MCAC South) tied the opener at four with three runs in the top of the sixth, but they lost the game in the bottom of the seventh on a two out error that allowed the winning run to score.

RCC finished with nine errors on the day, after committing zero errors in its first two games.

“That was our downfall,” RCC head coach Al Eckmann said.

West 5, RCC 4

RCC pitching: Lexie Schunke (L), 6 2/3 IP, 12 H, 1 BB, 5 R, 3 ER, 5 K

RCC hitting: Amy Reinhardt, 3-for-4, HR, 2 RBIs; Cortney Perrin, 2-for-3, triple, RBI; Hope McAlister, 2-for-4

West 15, RCC 0

RCC pitching: Schunke (L), 3 IP, 6 H, 1 BB, 10 R, 2 K; Perrin, 1 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 5 R, 1 K

RCC hitting: Emily Blanchard, 1-for-2, double


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