Culver loses first 2 softball games to Kouts, Argos
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Kouts 10, Culver 7 (Wednesday): Maegan Pearl had two hits and two RBIs, and Marissa Milam and Kaylee Hamilton added two hits each for Culver in a road loss to Kouts Wednesday.
Pearl singled and doubled. Milam singled and tripled.
Milam, Luci Overmyer, Kaitlyn Kanschat and Abbi Kisela had one RBI each.
Hamilton and Overmyer scored two runs each, and A.J. Hinds, Abby Sullivan and Pearl scored one run each.
Kisela, Overmyer and Chloe Darnell had one hit each.
Hinds allowed eight runs (four earned) in four innings and took the loss. Kaleigh Fritch allowed two runs in two innings.
Hinds and Fritch combined to walk 10.
Culver led 7-2 going into the bottom of the fifth before Kouts scored seven times to go ahead for good.
Kouts 10, Culver 7
Culver 200 050 0 – 7
Kouts 011 071 X – 10
LP – A.J. Hinds (4 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 4 ER, 7 BB, 1 K)
2B – Maegan Pearl (CUL)
3B – Marissa Milam (CUL)
Argos 14, Culver 7 (Tuesday): Allison Zahm tripled twice and drove in three runs and also pitched a five-hitter with six strikeouts for the visiting Lady Dragons in a win over sectional rival Culver.
Makena Lineberry had three singles, an RBI and three runs scored.
Carleigh Miller and Kadyn Baughman also had two hits and three RBIs each. Miller had two singles, and Baughman had a single and a double.
Lily McMillen tripled, walked three times, stole three bases and scored twice. Kara Sabanski had two hits and an RBI.
Kendra Burkholder had a walk and an RBI. Madisyn Barcus had a hit, a walk and a run scored. Brylee Elliott had a hit and a run scored.
Kaitlyn Kanschat had two of Culver’s five hits, including a triple. She also had two RBIs. Maegan Pearl, Marissa Milam and Jane Wright each had a single.
Milam, Kaylee Hamilton and Abbi Kisela each had an RBI.
Kaleigh Fritch allowed 14 hits and 10 earned runs. She walked seven and hit three batters and struck out four.
Culver scored five runs in the bottom of the third to cut into Argos’ 7-0 lead.
Argos led 8-7 going into the seven before scoring six times.
Argos improved to 1-1. Culver fell to 0-1.
Argos 14, Culver 7
Argos 214 100 6 – 14 14 3
Culver 005 020 0 – 7 5 3
WP – Allison Zahm (7 IP, 5 H, 7 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K)
LP – Kaleigh Fritch (7 IP, 14 H, 14 R, 10 ER, 7 BB, 3 HBP, 4 K)
2B – Kadyn Baughman (ARG)
3B – Allison Zahm 2 (ARG), Lily McMillen (ARG), Kaitlyn Kanschat (CUL)