Blooming Prairie softball team holds off Hayfield

Published 8:23 pm Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The No. 3 seeded Blooming Prairie softball team edged out No. 2 Hayfield 2-1 in Hayfield in a Section 1A West Tournament game Wednesday.

Riauna Bishop struck out seven as she allowed zero earned runs in the circle for the Awesome Blossoms (9-10 overall). Bobbie Bruns blasted a two-run double to give BP the lead for good in the fourth inning.

Caitlyn Hendrickson struck out nine for Hayfield (12-9 overall).

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BP will take on top-seeded WEM in Todd Park at 5 p.m. Thursday and Hayfield will play No. 5 seeded Lyle-Pacelli in an elimination game in Todd Park at 5 p.m. Thursday.

BP pitching: Riauna Bishop (W) 7 IP, 1 H, 3 BB, 1 R, 0 ER, 7 K

BP hitting: Macy Lembke, 1-for-3; Maya Lembke, 1-for-3, R; Marti Snider, 1-for-3, R; Bobbie Bruns, 2-for-3, double, 2 RBIs

Hayfield pitching: Caitlyn Hendrickson (W) 7 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 9 K

Hayfield hitting: Hendrickson, 0-for-1, BB; Courtney Ellis, 2-for-3, double, R; Natalie Heydt, 0-for-2, BB; Kylie Freeburg, 0-for-3, RBI