Brincks Exteriors Sports Report: Area Softball Teams Go 2-2 Thursday


Softball results for Thursday, June 8

Ballard at Carroll

Ballard 10

Carroll 1


The Tigers struggled to hit Ballard pitching Thursday night in a matchup against two Raccoon River Conference teams. Carroll recorded one hit in the game and struck out 13 times. Ballard scored two runs in the top of the first inning on three hits and a couple of Carroll errors. Ballard scored one run each in the second and third innings to take a 4-0 lead going to the home half of the third. In the bottom of the third, Carroll could get a couple of runs on but could not push a run across. In the top of the fourth, Ballard added to their lead, plating two runs to lead 6-0. Ballard added four more runs in the sixth inning to take a 10-0 going to the home half of the sixth. The Tigers picked up their first hit of the game in the sixth inning on a Parker Adams single to right field.

Bailey Bowman came in to run for Adams in the sixth and would come around to score later in the inning to cut into the Ballard lead at 10-1. Carroll would get a couple of runners on in the seventh inning but did not score and would lose the game 10-1. The loss drops Carroll to 8-8 and 0-7 in conference play. Carroll is back in action Friday in the OABCIG tournament.

Carroll Stats

Parker Adams 1-3, HPB, SB

Kloee Jones HBP

Ava Gross BB


Box Score

Team         1    2    3    4   5   6   7  Final

Ballard     2    1     1    2    0   4   0    10

Carroll      0   0     0    0    0   1   0    1



Storm Lake St. Marys At East Sac Count

East Sac 18

Storm Lake St Mary’s 0       (3 Innings)


East Sac hit the ball well, took advantage of St Mary’s miscues and cruised to their second straight win. Emersyn Mack ripped a ball to the outfield to start the bottom of the 1st and the Raiders never looked back, collecting 3  hits and 5-runs in the 1st inning. Maci Gustavson drilled a shot to the fence, scoring Mack and Mary Bontrager, who was hit-by-pitch. Gracie Snyer added an RBI single and Makenna Steiger drove in a pair of runs with a single. Kendall Quirk turned a pair of 4U-4-3 double plays. The second one coming in the 2nd inning got the Raiders offense back to the plate quickly. They struck for 13-runs on 7 hits in the inning, helped by 8 St Mary errors. Maci Gustavson had a pair of doubles and 3 RBI in the 2nd inning, Mary Bontrager, Gracie Snyder and Emersyn Mack also had an RBI in the 2nd. The Raiders sent 16 batters to the plate with 8 girls scoring and 5 of them scoring twice. 

Maci Gustavson had 3 doubles and 5 RBI, Emersyn Mack added a pair of hits and scored 3 times. Gracie Snyder and Makenna Steiger both had 2 RBI and Mary Bontrager, Kami Ross, Gracie Snyer all scored 3 times with Chloe Bieret and Jen Aschinger scoring twice. Maci Gustavson threw all 3 innings, allowing no hits and striking out 2. She faced the minimum 9 batters. 

The Raiders improved to 5-3 overall and head to the OA-BCIG Tournament on Friday and Saturday. 

East Sac Stats

Emersyn Mack 2-2, RBI, 3 RS, BB, SB

Mary Bontrager 1 RBI, 3 RS, HBP, BB, 2 SB 

Maci Gustavson 3-3, 3-2B,  5 RBI- Pitching WP, 3 IP, 0 Hits, 2 K’s 

Chloe Bieret 2 RS

Kami Ross 1-2, 3 RS, HBP, 3 SB 

Jen Aschinger 2 RS, 2 BB, SB

Gracie Snyder 1-3, 2 RBI, 3 RS, SB

Jamie Pierce 1-3, RS, SB

Makenna Steiger 1-2, 2 RBI, SB

Anna McCollough 1-1, RS, BB


Box Score

Teams     1     2    3    Final

SLSM      0     0    0      0

East Sac  5   13   x      18


Audubon at Tri Center

Audubon 9

Tri Center 0


The Audubon Wheelers picked up win number seven on the season while recording 17 hits in the game. Eight Audubon hitters record multiple hit games. Audubon opened the game by scoring five runs in the top of the first inning and added another one to take a 6-0 lead to the third. Tri-Center picked up the defense holding the Wheelers scoreless in the third, fourth, and fifth innings. Audubon added two more runs in the sixth and one more in the seven to win the game 9-0.

Alexis Obermeier was outstanding in the circle going seven innings and striking out nine Tri-Center batters, and only giving up four hits. Obermiere was also perfect at the plate, going 3-3 with a home run and three RBI. The Wheeler’s one through eight hitters in the lineup recorded two-plus hits. Audubon is back in action on Friday at home against AHSTW.

Audubon Stats 

Mattie Nielsen 2-5, RS, SB

Jordan Porsch 2-5, 2B, RS

Kali Irlmeier 2-3, 2 RBI, BB, 2 RS

Kylee Hartl 2-5, RBI, 2 RS

Alexis Obermeier 3-3, HR, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, RS, Pitching– WP, 7 IP, 4 hits, 9 K, BB

Marie Brand RS

Addie Hocker 2-4, RBI, BB, SB

Michelle Brooks 2-4, RBI, RS, HBP, SB

Anna Larsen 2-4, RBI

Jordan Mulford HBP, SB


Box Score

Team           1     2      3     4     5    6     7    Final

Audubon    5      1      0     0      0   2     1     9

Tri Center   0     0     0     0     0     0     0    0



IKM-Manning at AHSTW


IKM-Manning 1        (3 innings)


The Wolves struggled on the road getting no hit in three innings of action. IKM-Manning scored the first run of the game in the top of the first inning to take a 1-0 lead going to the home half. AHSTW took the lead in the bottom of the first and never looked back. The Vikings added nine more runs in the bottom of the third and would win the game 13-1 over IKM-Manning.


Ella Richards went two plus innings in the circle giving up ten earned runs. Richards also had the lone RBI for the Wolves. IKM-Manning is back on the road Friday against Underwood.

IKM-Manning Stats

Anna Stangl BB, RS, Pitching– LP 2 1/3 IP, 10 hits, 10 RA, 7 ER, K, BB

Ella Richards RBI

Hannah McKinney BB, 2 SB

Brooke Booth 3 RA, 3 ER, 3 BB


Box Score

Team                    1         2        3        Final

IKM-Manning    1         0       0            1

AHSTW               4         0         9          13




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