Vikings edge past Rebels to keep season alive

Published 10:08 pm Thursday, May 23, 2024

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The Hayfield softball team beat Southland 1-0 in a Section 1A elimination game Thursday.

The Vikings took a 1-0 lead in the first when Kenna Selk tripled and scored on a bunt by Kenna Rutledge.

Southland (17-5 overall) began the day with a 6-3 win over Faribault Bethlehem Academy.

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Hayfield (14-9 overall) will now play Kenyon-Wanamingo in an elimination game at 5 p.m. on May 28 in Todd Park. The Vikings beat KW 2-0 in a Section 1A opener.

Southland 6, FBA 3

Southland pitching: Laney Weis (W) 7 IP, 7 H, 1 BB, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 K

Southland hitting: Weis, 2-for-3; Shannon Kiefer, 1-for-4, RBI, R; Grace Kresbach, 1-for-2, double, RBI; Abby Sorgatz, 1-for-3, 3 RBIs; Clara Timm, 0-for-2, R

Hayfield 1, Southland 0

Hayfield pitching: Weis (L) 7 IP, 8 H, 4 BB, 1 ER, 11 K

Southland hitting: Abby Sorgatz, 2-for-3; Shannon Kiefer, 1-for-3, R; Jaida Sorenson, 1-for-4; Kiley Koenigs, 1-for-3; Haylee Lowe, 1-for-2

Hayfield hitting: Natalie Beaver, 3-for-4; Melody Walker, 1-for-3; Nora Bamlet, 1-for-4; Kenna Selk, 1-for-3, triple, R; Kenna Rutledge, 0-for-4, RBIĀ