Under new coach Mark Eickhoff, Chatfield softball thumped Southland 14-0 behind home runs by Belle Berg and MaKenna Daniels that each tattooed the CCTV camera truck. Lexi Chase pitched four hitless innings, as the Rebels didn’t record a hit. Berg hit for the cycle including blasting her second home run as Chatfield (2-0) beat PEM 16-6. Cole Schwichtenberg went yard as FC/L baseball (1-0) beat perennial power La Crescent. Drew Copley pitched an eight-strikeout complete game to lead GMLOK (1-1) past W-K. R-P (1-1) outscored Cotter 15-12. Freshman Halen Schwendinger went 5-for-7 over the Trojans first two games. Chatfield (1-1) got five straight hits in the sixth inning to plate four runs and beat PEM 5-3. Brady Happel hit a home run, but Houston (0-1) fell to defending section AA champ Pine Island. RPH’ers Noah Carlson (200, Triple Jump) and Nicole Blagsvedt (Shot, Discus) each had two firsts at the Caledonia/Spring Grove Invite. Carlson’s T-Jump was 48’. His last two state winning T-Jumps were 48’4” and 48’2”.
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