Girls’ Softball Contests
(Coaches Tom Schmit, Cameron Moes, Joel Kumm)
16- AND 18-YEAR-OLDS
Osmond 18, Randolph 3
On Thursday, July 9, the Lady Tigers traveled to Randolph to take on the Lady Cardinals. The Lady Tigers' hot bats got them six runs in the first inning, leading them to win 18 to 3 in four innings.
Osmond recorded 16 hits throughout the game. Elisa Herrera, Lillie Gansebom, Riley Wagner, Macy Aschoff and Reese Johns each recorded a single. Mary Jane Herrera, Cali Gutz and Bailey Schmit recorded two singles each. Kiera Moes recorded two singles and a double. Also, Grace Gansebom and Gutz each hit a grand slam home run in the same inning!
The Lady Tigers were able to draw many walks throughout the game. Lillie Gansebom, Schmit, Wagner, Aschoff, Johns and Samantha DeLa-Cruz each drew one walk.
The girls took advantage of their many base runners. In total, they recorded 19 steals. Gutz, Grace Gansebom, Moes and Mary Jane Herrera each recorded one steal. Elisa Herrera and Wagner each stole two bases. Lillie Gansebom stole five bases and Schmit had six steals.
The Lady Tigers recorded 13 RBIs (runs batted in) during the game. Lillie Gansebom, Aschoff and Schmit each had one RBI; Moes and Mary Jane Herrera each had two, and with Grace Gansebom's and Gutz's grand slams, they recorded three RBIs each.
Wagner, Schmit and Gutz took care of the pitching duties. Schmit recorded one strikeout with the rest of the outs coming from an outstanding defensive performance.
Osmond 9, Verdigre 0
On Monday, July 13, the Lady Tigers took on their rivals, the Verdigre Stingers. Osmond came away with a run-rule victory with a score of 9 to 0.
The Lady Tigers had many hits, including a Cali Gutz home run to start the game. Gutz also had a single. Schmit, Moes and Mary Jane Herrera each hit one single. Lillie Gansebom had a double. Aschoff had a single and a triple.
The Osmond girls stayed disciplined at the plate and drew many walks. Wagner, Gutz and Lillie Gansebom drew a walk each, and Grace Gansebom was walked twice.
The Lady Tigers also had many steals. Lillie Gansebom, Aschoff and Mary Jane Herrera each stole one base. Gutz and Grace Gansebom each had two steals.
Elisa Herrera recorded one RBI, Gutz and Lillie Gansebom each had two, and Aschoff had three.
Schmit pitched for the Lady Tigers, recording nine strikeouts.
Osmond 6, Wakefield 4
On Wednesday, July 15, the Lady Tigers hosted a triangular with Wakefield and Verdigre. In Osmond's first game, the girls faced off against Wakefield and won 6-4.
The Lady Tigers were able to record four hits throughout the game. Lillie Gansebom, Schmit and Johns each recorded a single. Cali Gutz hit a home run, which makes three in the last three games for Gutz.
The local girls stayed very disciplined at the plate, drawing nine walks. Lillie Gansebom, Aschoff, Wagner, Schmit and Moes each drew one walk, while Grace Gansebom and Elisa Herrera were each walked twice.
The Lady Tigers were also able to steal many bases. Wagner had one steal, Elisa Herrera stole two bases, Schmit stole three and Grace and Lillie Gansebom each stole four bases.
Gutz and Lillie Gansebom each recorded an RBI.
Wagner pitched the game for the Lady Tigers, recording eight strikeouts.
Osmond 12, Verdigre 1
The Lady Tigers then faced off against Verdigre in the last game of the night and their final game of the season. Osmond won 12 to 1.
Mary Jane Herrera recorded one single; Aschoff and Elisa Herrera, one double each; Grace Gansebom and Gutz, a triple each; Wagner, two singles, and Schmit and Moes, a double and a single each. Gutz and DeLaCruz were each walked once.
The Lady Tigers stayed active on the base paths, resulting in many steals. Moes and Aschoff each had one steal; DeLaCruz, Wagner and Schmit, two steals each, and Elisa Herrera and Gutz, three steals each.
Aschoff, DeLaCruz, Johns and Mary Jane Herrera each recorded an RBI; Grace Gansebom recorded two and Moes recorded three.
Schmit pitched for Osmond, recording 10 strikeouts.
The Lady Tigers ended their season with a 10-4 record. They elected not to attend the state tournament this year because it was on the same weekend of graduation.
The girls thank everyone for all their support this season.
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