WISCONSIN DELLS — Waterloo’s softball team split two games at the Amherst Tournament on Saturday at the Woodside Sports Complex.
The Pirates lost to Merrill 6-2 and defeated Tomah 11-1.
Abbie Gier had two hits in the loss to Merrill and a double in the win over Tomah. Quinnly Hush had two hits against Tomah.
MERRILL 6, WATERLOO 2
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Pitchers (ip-h-r-er-so-bb) — M: Schmeltzer (W-5-1-1-1-2-2), Kruger (2-1-1-0-1-1); W: Marty (L; 3-5-5-4-2-0), Schneider (4-1-1-1-3-3).
Leading hitters — M: Zoellner 2x3 (2BI), Losee (2R); W: Gier 2x3 At Woodside Sports Complex, Wisconsin Dells.
WATERLOO 11, TOMAH 1
Pitchers (ip-h-r-er-so-bb) — W: Marty (W; 3-1-0-0-1-0), Schneider (3-2-1-1-2-0); M: Johnson (L; 3-5-9-5-5-4); Perry (3-1-2-0-2-3).
Leading hitters — W: Gier (2B, 2R), Hush 2x3 (2R), Jaehnke (2R), Marty (2R). At Woodside Sports Complex, Wisconsin Dells.
Cambridge 6, Waterloo 2
After losing its season opener 11-7 to Wisconsin Heights, Cambridge picked up a Capitol South victory over host Waterloo Thursday, April 29, at Waterloo Fireman’ Park.
It was a scoreless game until the top of the fourth inning when the Blue Jays plated a run. Julia Schneider drew a bases-loaded walk to break the 0-0 tie.
In the top of the fifth, Cambridge added four runs to separate. Taylor Stenklyft hit a solo homer in the top of the seventh for good measure.
Sophia Schneider put the Pirates on the scoreboard in the sixth inning with an RBI. Michaela Riege added a run for Waterloo with a triple during the bottom of the seventh.
Emma Nottestad pitched all seven innings for the Blue Jays, allowing four hits while also striking out four batters. Nottestad and Kate Downing both drove in two runs for Cambridge. Downing scored two runs and collected one hit. Saveea Freeland finished with a pair of hits and scored a run in the win.
Schneider pitched 3.2 innings for Waterloo, striking out seven Blue Jays batters. Riege closed out the game
The Waterloo softball team travels to North Fond du Lac today for a 5 p.m. game. The Pirates face Johnson Creek on Saturday for a double-header with the first game slated for 10 a.m. The team will also travel to Wisconsin Heights on Tuesday for a 5 p.m. match-up
Cambridge 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 — 6 7 1
Waterloo 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 — 2 4 2
Pitching (ip-h-er-bb-so) — C: Nottestad (W) 7-4-2-6-4; W: Schneider 3.2-2-1-4-7.
Leading hitters — C: Freeland 2x4, Stenklyft (HR), Nottestad 2x4; W: Marty 2B, Jaehnke 3B, Riege 3B.