The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Lack of timely hits impacts final week of regular season

H-M-S can't generate enough offense in 3 softball losses

 

July 8, 2021

MIKE PETERSEN/SENTINEL-NEWS

Second baseman Jessica Riedemann makes a throw toward first base during H-M-S's game with South O'Brien on June 28.

Not enough hits or hits not coming at the right time plagued the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn softball team during three losses last week.

The Hawks' best chance for a win came against Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire. They were engaged in a 1-1 deadlock until the seventh inning, when the Titans scored the run they needed to earn a 2-1 win on June 29 at Ruthven.

"The girls played a great game defensively," said Hawk coach Stephanie Bronstad. "We hit the ball pretty well, but not as well as we needed."

H-M-S answered GT/RA's first-inning run with one in the second. Darby Mastbergen was hit by a...



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