Blue Hawks stay perfect in NSAA Conference play

Blue Hawks stay perfect in NSAA Conference play
 

Madison, SD- The Blue Hawks (23-5, 4-0) remained undefeated in NSAA Conference play. The Blue Hawks finished the four games series against the Trojans of Dakota State (1-17,0-4) with 8-0 and 10-1 victories.

Lawrence got the start in game one and pitched 5 complete innings giving up no runs on four hits. She walked none and struck out 8.

The Blue Hawks stuck early in the first inning scoring 4 runs to set the tone for the rest of the game.  The first five hitters for the Blue Hawks got on base successfully starting with center fielder McKennzie Kenobbie who singled to center field. Monique Yslas followed with a triple to right center scoring Kenobbie for the first run of the game. Alex Vargas hit a double off the top of the left field fence scoring Yslas and Janell LaRont followed with a doubled down the right field line scoring LaRont. Claudia Torres finished the first inning scoring run with a single to left field scoring LaRont to give the Blue Hawks the early 4-0 lead.  

The Blue Hawks scored two more runs in the top of the third and two more in the top of the 4th to complete the game in five innings.

The Blue Hawks out hit the Trojans with 16 hits to their four.

The offense for the Blue Hawks was led by senior Janell LaRont who was a perfect 4-4 with 1 RBI and 3 runs scored. McKenzie Kenobbie was 2-3 from the leadoff spot with 1 run scored.  Pitcher Regan Lawrence contributed to the offense going 2-3 with 3 RBI’s and 1 run scored.

 

Score by Innings

  1

 2

 3

  4

 5

 - 

 R

 H

 E

Dickinson State University

4

0

2

2

0

-

8

16

0

Dakota State

0

0

0

0

0

-

0

4

1

 

Dickinson State University ( 22-5,3-0)


Player

AB

R

H

RBI

BB

SO

PO

A

Kenobbie, McKenzie CF

3

1

2

0

1

0

1

0

Yslas, Monique 2B

3

1

2

1

0

0

2

0

Vargas, Alex SS

4

2

2

1

0

0

0

2

LaRont, Janell 3B

4

3

4

1

0

0

0

1

Torres, Claudia C

2

0

1

1

0

0

8

0

Lawrence, Regan P

3

1

2

3

0

0

0

0

Grayson, Brianna RF

3

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

Ursel, Taylor 1B

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

    Lopez, Rebecca PH

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

Glowa, Morgan LF

2

0

0

0

1

1

2

0

Total:

26

8

16

8

2

1

15

3


 

 

Dickinson State University

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

AB

FO

GO

NP

Lawrence, Regan

5.0

4

0

0

0

8

19

2

2

81

Total:

5.0

4

0

0

0

8

19

2

2

81

 

Game One Box and Play by Play

Senior Tiffany Morgan got the start in final game of the four game series against the Trojans. Morgan pitched 6 complete innings giving up four hits, 1 walk and striking out 2. Morgan was effective on the mound and used her defense to back her tremendous pitching performance.

Much like game one on the day the Blue Hawks were able to put up 4 runs in the top half of the first inning. In game two the Blue Hawks out hit the Trojans 13 to 4. McKenzie Kenobbie started the game with an infield single. Alex Vargas tripled to right, scoring Kenobbie.  Alex Vargas scored, on a passed ball.  Janell LaRont singled to center and Claudia Torress followed her with a 2 run home run to deep left field.

The Blue Hawks were held scoreless until the 4th inning and put up runs in the following two innings to beat the Trojans in 6 innings by the mercy rule.

The offense for the Blue Hawks was led by McKennzie Kenobbie who was 3-4 with 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Kenobbie finished the four game series going 12-15 with 3 doubles, 6 RBI’s and 5 runs scored. Alex Vargas finished the day 3-4 with a double, a triple, 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Claudia Torres was 2-4 with a home run, 3 RBI’s and a run scored.

Score by Innings

  1

 2

 3

  4

 5

 6

 - 

 R

 H

 E

Dickinson State University

4

0

0

1

2

3

-

10

13

0

Dakota State

0

0

0

1

0

0

-

1

4

4

 

Dickinson State University ( 23-5,4-0)


Player

AB

R

H

RBI

BB

SO

PO

A

Kenobbie, McKenzie CF

4

2

3

2

0

0

1

0

Lopez, Rebecca 1B

4

1

1

1

0

0

6

1

Vargas, Alex SS

4

2

3

2

0

0

1

2

LaRont, Janell 3B

4

2

1

0

0

0

1

1

Torres, Claudia DH

4

1

2

3

0

0

0

0

    Schmitt, Brooke PR

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lawrence, Regan RF

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

Grayson, Brianna C

3

1

2

0

0

0

2

1

Yslas, Monique 2B

2

1

1

0

0

0

4

1

Glowa, Morgan LF

3

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

Morgan, Tiffany P

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

Total:

31

10

13

8

0

0

18

8


 

Dickinson State University

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

AB

FO

GO

NP

Morgan, Tiffany

6.0

4

1

0

1

2

21

3

5

78

Total:

6.0

4

1

1

1

2

21

3

5

78

Game Two Box and Play by Play

The Blue Hawks will face The University of Jamestown on Wednesday, April 8th in a North Star Athletic Association Conference at the North Softball Complex in Dickinson. Game one is set for 1:00 pm and game two will follow at 3:00 pm. One of the Blue Hawks 5 losses comes from the University of Jamestown when the met up in a non-conference matchup at the Morningside Invitation on March 28th.