Riverland softball team drops two to Minnesota West

Published 8:14 pm Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Riverland Community College softball team lost both games of a doubleheader to Mankato West by scores of 6-0 and 6-3 in Riverland Tuesday.

Austin grad Hope McAlister hit a homerun in the nightcap for the Blue Devils (5-4 overall, 5-4 MCAC South).

RCC will now prepare for the MCAC tournament, which will be held in St. Cloud, Minn. Friday and Saturday. The top three of six teams at that tournament will advance to Regionals.

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MW 6, RCC 0

RCC pitching: Marie Clennon (L), 7 IP, 7 H, 5 BB, 6 R, 6 K

RCC hitting: Amy Reinhardt, 1-for-3; Clennon, 1-for-3; Victoria Larson, 1-for-3, double

MW 6, RCC 3

RCC pitching: Clennon (L), 7 IP, 12 H, 6 R, 4 K

RCC hitting: Reinhardt, 3-for-4, double; Clennon, 2-for-3; Megan Beckius, 1-for-4; Hope McAlister, 2-for-3, HR, RBI; Larson, 1-for-3; Ashley Sanderson, 1-for-3