SHS softball team goes 2-1 at Bloomer TournamentSpartans host Ashland at 4 p.m. Tuesday
The Superior High School softball team went 2-1 at Saturday’s Bloomer Tournament. The Spartans rebounded from a 7-5 loss to Menomonie to defeat New Richmond 9-2 and the host Blackhawks 5-1.
The Spartans (11-9) host Grantsburg at 5 p.m. today (Monday) and the wrap up their regular season by hosting Ashland for a doubleheader at 4 p.m. Tuesday. All three games are at Liebaert Field.
Alison Wainionpa suffered the loss again Menomonie, allowing five earned runs on eight strikeouts and six walks. Haley Wisley picked up the win for the Indians, allowing seven hits with three strikeouts and one walk.
Offensively for Superior, Kaitlyn Mergen was 3-for-4 with a run scored; Taylor Thompson was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored; and Tailor Schuster was 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
Thompson picked up the win for Superior against New Richmond. The senior gave up five hits with six strikeouts and one walk.
Jessica Lindstrom had a big game at the plate for the Spartans, going 3-for-3 with a grand slam, two doubles and seven RBIs. Her home came went over the left field fence in the fourth inning.
Schuster added two hits and an RBI; Mergen singled in a run; Thompson singled twice and Rachal Fregin and Taylor Johnson singled once. Johnson also scored three runs.
Wainionpaa was the winning pitcher again Bloomer (18-3), allowing four hits with 16 strikeouts and two walks. Darian Thompson took the loss for Bloomer, allowing 10 hits with six strikeouts.
Johnson led the Spartans at the plate with a double, two singles and two RBIs. Thompson added two hits and RBI; Fregin single twice, scored two runs and knocked in another; Mergen singled twice and knocked in a run; and Schuster singled and scored a run.
Superior 5, Bloomer 1
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Menomonie 7, Superior 5
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Superior 9, New Richmond 2
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