Apr. 19—GLENWOOD — The Minnewaska softball team opened its home tournament Saturday with a three-inning win against Breckenridge in Glenwood.
Olivia Richards was 2-for-2 with a double, a run and a stolen base while Rylee Metz was 1-for-2 with a pair of RBIs.
The Lakers will host a West Central Conference doubleheader against Benson on Tuesday.
Minnewaska 302-5 7 0
Breckenridge 000-0 1 2
Hitting — Minnewaska: Mikayla Martin 1-2 r sb-2, Olivia Richards 2-2 2b r sb, Makenna Panitzke 1-2 r, Leah Hagen 1-2 r sb, Rylee Metz 1-2 rbi-2, Leslie Murken 1-2 sb, Maddy Meulebroeck 0-1 r… Breckenridge: Emma Etzler 1-1 sb.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Minnewaska: Panitzke (W) 3-1-0-0-0-1 … Breckenridge: Abby Johnson (L) 3-7-3-3-1-1.
In its second game Saturday, Minnewaska used a six-run first inning to secure a four-inning win over Otter Tail Central.
Grace Larson led the Lakers’ offense, going 3-for-3 with two doubles, two runs, two RBIs and a stolen base. Olivia Richards, Leah Hagen, Rylee Metz and Brenna Larson each had two hits for the Lakers, with Hagen collecting two runs and two RBIs.
Minnewaska 623 3-14 15 1
OCT 000 3- 3 7 4
Hitting — Minnewaska: Mikayla Martin 1-2 2b r rbi sb, Olivia Richards 2-4 r rbi-2 sb, Makenna Panitzke 1-3 2b r-2 rbi-2, Maddy Meulebroeck 1-3 r sb, Leah Hagen 2-3 r-2 rbi-2, Rylee Metz 2-3 r rbi, Leslie Murken 1-3 r, Brenna Larson 2-3 r-2, Grace Larson 3-3 2b-2 r-2 rbi-2 sb … OTC: Unavailable
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Minnewaska: B. Larson (W) 4-7-3-3-3-2 … OTC: Unavailable
Up 4-1 through three innings, Brandon-Evansville pulled away from Minnewaska with a seven-run fourth inning to cap off the Lakers’ home tournament Saturday.
Maddy Meulebroeck and Leah Hagen each finished 2-for-2 for the Lakers, with Meulebroeck driving in the team’s lone run.
B-E 310 71-12 10 2
Minnewaska 100 00- 1 5 3
Hitting — Breckenridge: Unavailable … Minnewaska: Mikayla Martin 1-2 r sb, Maddy Meulebroeck 2-2 rbi, Leah Hagen 2-2.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Breckenridge: Unavailable … Minnewaska: Avery Hoeper (L) 5-10-12-2-4-3.