Softball: Rebels sweep Rushford-Peterson

Published 10:11 pm Monday, April 30, 2012

ADAMS β€” The Southland softball team swept Rushford-Peterson (3-6 overall) by scores of 7-2 and 19-6 in five innings in Rose Creek Monday.

The Rebels (5-3 overall) posted 12 hits in the nightcap and Lindsey Bottema, Celina Yunker and Haley Kirkpatrick all tripled in the opener.

β€œThe girls stayed patient and waited for pitches they could hit hard,” Southland head coach Greg Schulte said.

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Freshman Sam Emanuel picked up her first career pitching win in the nightcap.

Southland 7, RP 2

Southland pitching: Kelli Smith (W), 7 IP, 6 H, 1 BB, 2 ER, 4 K

Southland hitting: Celina Yunker, 2-for-3, triple, 2 R; Lindsey Bottema, 1-for-4, triple, 2 RBIs; Haley Kirkpatrick, 1-for-1, triple, RBI, 2 R

Southland 19, RP 6

Southland pitching: Sam Emanuel (W), 5 IP, 7 H, 12 BB, 6 R, 5 ER, 3 K

Southland hitting: Haley Kiefer, 3-for-3, double, 3 RBIs; Smith, 2-for-4, 3 RBIs; Yunker, 2-for-2, double, 2 RBIs; Kirkpatrick, 3-for-4, double, 2 RBIs