Southland splits with Glenville
Published 12:00 am Friday, May 3, 2002
The Southland Lady Rebels went 1-1 in the Southeast Conference matchup with Glenville-Emmons Thursday, winning the first game 3-2 and dropping the second game 9-7.
Amy Walerak pitched all six innings of the first game, giving up only two runs on four hits, and three strikeouts.
Sara Walerak hit 1-2 and had the game-tying RBI.
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Amy Walerak went 1-3 with a double and a run scored, and Megan Schroeder was 1-3 with a run.
Michelle Landherr pitched the second game, allowing four earned runs on eight hits.
She struck out three and walked four.
Miranda Schneider hit 3-4 with two runs and a double.
Sara Walerak went 2-2, Amber Howe 2-3, and Megan Schroeder was 1-2. Schroeder has hit safely in every game this season.
"Our batting has improved much since the start of the season, but we need to focus on improving our defense," said Southland coach Karleen Retterath.
Coach Retterath pointed out that the team committed seven errors compared to Glenville-Emmons' errorless play.
Southland's next game will be at Mabel-Canton to play against the Cougars on Monday.
Southland baseball falls to Glenville-Emmons
Rebel baseball experienced a setback on Thursday as they came up short in two very tight scoring games.
Southland was shut out 1-0 in the first game and outscored 4-3 in the second game of a Southeast Conference doubleheader against Glenville-Emmons.
Zach Stratton threw the first game, allowing only one run on three hits.
He struck out five, walking none. Teammate Nate Bergene pitched all of game two allowing the four runs on seven hits.
He struck out five and walked four.
Southland drops to 0-4 in the conference and 5-5 overall.
The Rebels next game will be on Monday when they travel to Mabel-Canton for a conference doubleheader.
WP--Rich Mathis, LP--Zach Stratton.
WP--Mitch Meir, LP--Nate Bergene.