Falcons knock off Rebels

Published 10:30 pm Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Southland's Brandi Schammel delivers against Wabasha-Kellogg Tuesday in the Section 1A tournament at Todd Park. - Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

The Southland softball team had its season end in a 17-15 loss to Wabasha/Kellogg in aSection 1A elimination game at Todd Park Tuesday.

Southland started the day with a 10-2 win over Kenyon/Wanamingo in an elimination game.

Southland had the tying run on first in the top of the seventh against W/K, but Brandi Schammel grounded out to end the contest. Southland also had a runner thrown out at home in a double play that ended the sixth inning.

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The Rebels (15-9 overall) opened with a 10-4 lead, but things went south in the fourth when W/K tacked on five runs. The Falcons added eight more runs off of seven hits in the fifth.

Southland shortstop Whitney Bambrick takes the through as Wabasha-Kellogg's Anna Norgrant moves up on a pass ball Tuesday in the Section 1A playoffs at Todd Park. - Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

W/K’s Raini Staudacher led that frame off with solo homer and Mariah Iverson-Jones, who had three extra base hits and seven RBIs, knocked in three runs with a triple.

Southland 6 4 0 0 0 2 1 — 15 20 4

W/K 4 0 0 5 8 0 X — 17 17 7

Southland pitching: Brandi Schammel (L), 6 IP, 17 H, 8 BB, 17 R, 9 ER, 4 K

Southland hitting: Jana Schammel, 3-for-5, double, 2 RBIs; Lindsey Bottema, 2-for-5; Brandi Schammel, 1-for-4, RBI, BB; Whitney Bamrick, 2-for-5; Celina Yunker, 4-for-5, 3 RBIs; Kelli Smith, 2-for-4; Brooke Yunker, 2-for-5; Haley Kirkpatrick, 2-for-4, double, 2 RBIs; Sarah Nelson, 2-for-5, double; Holly Goergen, 0-for-1; Hannah Hamilton, 2 SB

Southland's Celina Yunker dives back into first on a throw down from home during their Section 1A playoff game against Wabasha-Kellogg Tuesday at Todd Park. - Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Southland 10, Kenyon/Wanamingo 2

Southland pitching: Brandi Schammel (W), 7 IP, 5 H, 4 BB, 2 R, 1 ER, 6 K

Southland hitting: Jana Schammel, 4-for-4, RBI, 2 R, SB; Brandi Schammel, 2-for-4, 3 RBIs; Kelli Smith, 2-for-4, 2 R, SB; Brooke Yunker, 3-for-4, double, RBI, 3 SB, 2 R