Brandi Schammel’s walk-off single lifts Rebels

Published 9:08 pm Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Southland softball team edged out No. 6 seeded Goodhue (5-16 overall) 5-4 in a first round Subsection 1A East Division elimination game in Rose Creek Thursday.

The Rebels (13-7 overall) won the game when Brandi Schammel knocked in Jana Schammel with no outs in the bottom of the seventh with a single down the right field line.

Jana Schammel singled to lead off the inning, stole second and advanced to third on a bunt single by Lindsey Bottema.

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“It’s always great to be moving on and we’re just taking it one game at a time,” Southland head coach Greg Schulte said.

Southland will play No. 2 Houston (14-5 overall) at Peterson Saturday at 11 a.m.

Southland pitching: Brandi Schammel (W), 7 IP, 5 H, 5 BB, 4 R, 4 K, HBP

Southland hitting: Jana Schammel, 3-for-4, RBI, 3 R, 2 SB; Lindsey Bottema, 2-for-4, double, RBI, R; Brandi Schammel, 1-for-3, 2 RBIs; Whitney Bamrick, 1-for-3, RBI; Celina Yunker, 1-for-3