Southland softball team tops Glenville/Emmons

Published 9:50 pm Friday, April 9, 2010

The Southland softball team knocked off Glenville/Emmons 13-12 in eight innings in Rose Creek Friday.

Southland’s Jana Schammel drew a bases loaded walk to score Emily Howton with one out in the bottom of the eighth to win it.

Southland (1-0 overall) had trailed by one heading into the eighth and they had to score two runs in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings.

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“We had some nerves early on and we kept improving throughout the game,” Southland head coach Greg Schulte said.

Southland pitching: Brandi Schammel (W), 8 IP, 10 H, 4 BB, 12 R, 7 ER, 9 K

Southland hitting: Brandi Schammel, 2-for-2, RBI, 3 BBs; Jenna Juenger, 3-for-5, double, RBI; Emily Howton, 2-for-4, double, RBI; Calli Smith, 2-for-5, HR, triple, 3 RBIs