Girls’ Softball Contests
Scotland 2, Osmond 0
On Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27, the Osmond Lady Tiger 16-18-and-under team traveled to Yankton to take on top competition from South Dakota.
On Saturday, the Lady Tigers kicked off the weekend with a game against Scotland, S.D., at 10 a.m. The Lady Tigers fell to Scotland in a tight game, ending 0-2.
Throughout the game, the Lady Tigers were able to record four hits. Grace Gansebom and Mary Jane Herrera each had a single. Lillie Gansebom recorded a double, and Kiera Moes hit a triple. Grace Gansebom recorded the only steal of the game.
Riley Wagner and Bailey Schmit split the pitching duties for the Lady Tigers. Riley Wagner recorded one strikeout while Bailey Schmit recorded 10 strikeouts.
Yankton Fire 6, Osmond 5
Following the Scotland game on Saturday, the Lady Tigers played Yankton Fire at 1 p.m. With a nailbiter of a last inning, the Lady Tigers fell 5-6 in this hard-fought game.
The Osmond team recorded three hits throughout the game. Wagner recorded a single, while Schmit recorded a single and a double. The Lady Tigers were very dis
The Lady Tigers were very disciplined at the plate, drawing many walks. Cali Gutz, Grace Gansebom and Reese Johns each drew one walk. Samantha DeLaCruz was hit by a pitch. The Lady Tigers found a lot of
The Lady Tigers found a lot of success on the base paths, recording 14 steals. Wagner and Lillie Gansebom each had one steal while Grace Gansebom, Schmit and DeLaCruz had two steals each. Gutz and Johns each stole three bases. Moes had the lone run batted in (RBI).
Wagner and Schmit pitched for the Lady Tigers. Schmit recorded a strikeout with all the other outs coming from great defensive plays.
Scotland 11, Osmond 3
Returning on Sunday, June 27, the Lady Tigers were set to play Scotland at 12:30 p.m. The Osmond team fought really hard throughout this game, but Scotland's sharp hitting led them to defeat the Lady Tigers 11 to 3.
The Lady Tigers recorded four hits throughout the game. Gutz, Lillie Gansebom, Moes and DeLaCruz all had a single each. Despite the Osmond girls' urge to
Despite the Osmond girls' urge to hit the ball, they stayed disciplined in order to draw many free bases. Gutz, Lillie Gansebom, Macy Aschoff and Johns were each walked once. Grace Gansebom and Elisa Herrera were each walked twice. Mary Jane Herrera was hit by a pitch twice.
The many free passes led to the Lady Tigers' ability to steal many bases. Lillie Gansebom, Aschoff and Elisa Herrera each had one steal. Grace Gansebom stole two bases.
Schmit and Gutz combined to take care of the pitching for the Lady Tigers. Schmit recorded three strikeouts while Gutz had one strikeout.
Yankton Red 4, Osmond 1
The Lady Tigers took on Yankton Red in their last game of the weekend. In yet another hard-fought, highly competitive game, the Lady Tigers fought until the end, but lost 1-4.
The Osmond girls recorded two hits in the last game. Grace Gansebom had a single, while Schmit recorded a double. Johns drew the only walk of the game.
Grace Gansebom had the only steals of the game, recording two stolen bases. Moes recorded the lone RBI of the game.
Schmit pitched for the Lady Tigers. Throughout the game, she recorded two strikeouts. The other outs came from the defense, including a diving catch at third base by Grace Gansebom to catch a line drive down the foul line.
Osmond 9, Kelly's 6
On Tuesday, June 30, the Lady Tigers traveled to Norfolk to take on Kelly's Fastpitch in a double-header at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park. The Lady Tigers were down going into their last at-bat. With two outs, the Lady Tigers rallied to get a come-frombehind win with a score of 9 to 6.
The Lady Tigers had a very active game at the plate, recording seven hits and seven free passes. Gutz, Moes and Elisa Herrera had one hit each. Aschoff and Lillie Gansebom had two hits each. Wagner, Moes, Aschoff, DeLa-
Wagner, Moes, Aschoff, DeLa- Cruz and Schmit each drew one walk. Grace Gansebom drew two walks. The Lady Tigers took advantage
The Lady Tigers took advantage of their many base runners by advancing with steals many times. They recorded eight stolen bases in Game 1. Aschoff, DeLaCruz and Schmit each stole one base. Elisa Herrera stole two bases, while Moes had three stolen bases. Wagner pitched the majority of
Wagner pitched the majority of the game, with Schmit coming in as a closer in the last inning. Schmit recorded one strikeout.
Osmond 5, Kelly's 1
In the second game of the double header, the Lady Tigers came out hot, resulting in a 5-to-1 win.
The Lady Tigers were able to come away with three hits in the game. Moes, Mary Jane Herrera and DeLaCruz each had one single.
The Osmond girls were also able to draw many walks. Elisa Herrera, Moes, Johns and Schmit each were able to draw one walk. Lillie Gansebom was able to draw two walks.
Between the Lady Tigers' hits and ability to draw walks, they were able to take advantage of being on base by stealing. Gutz, DeLaCruz, Johns, Moes and Elisa Herrera each stole one base. Mary Jane Herrera had two steals while Lillie Gansebom stole three bases.
Schmit pitched for the Lady Tigers. During the course of the game, she recorded three strikeouts.
Osmond 8, Wakefield 1
On Thursday, July 2, the Lady Tigers traveled to Wakefield. The Lady Tigers came out hot and with a lot of energy. This boosted them to an 8-to-1 win.
Osmond was able to get a lot of contact at the plate, resulting in many hits. The Lady Tigers recorded 11 hits. Wagner and Moes each hit a single. Elisa Herrera recorded two singles. Gutz hit three singles throughout the game. Schmit and Johns each recorded a double, while Grace Gansebom had a single and a double.
The Lady Tigers were also able to draw a few walks. Gutz and Schmit each drew one walk. Wagner and Schmit were hit once each by a pitch.
The Osmond girls took advantage of their many base runners and stole many bases. They recorded a grand total of 16 stolen bases. Wagner and Johns each stole one base. Mary Jane Herrera had two stolen bases. Grace Gansebom and Elisa Herrera recorded three stolen bases each. Gutz was very active, recording six stolen bases.
The Lady Tigers also recorded six RBIs during the game. Elisa Herrera, Wagner, Grace Gansebom and Schmit each had one RBI. Johns recorded two RBIs during the game.
Schmit pitched for the Lady Tigers, recording three strikeouts.
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