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By Georgie Kulczyk
The Courier 

Scotties Refuse to Lose, Extend Record to 11-0

Johnson Breaks Records on the Mound

 

Quinn Schwartz / Sidney Herald

Kennedy Schmidt reacts to encouragement from assistant coach Bryan Krumwiede during the April 18 game in Sidney.

The Lady Scotties are on a roll. With senior Tyra Johnson as the team's ace pitcher and a lineup filled with hot bats, they appear to be unbeatable.

Glasgow 17, Sidney 0

The team traveled to Sidney for one game April 18, and blanked the class A Lady Eagles with a 15-run rule victory after four innings.

At the plate, the Lady Scotties had 17 runs off 16 hits. In comparison, the Lady Eagles managed just two hits that produced zero runs.

Johnson pitched the first three innings, then turned the bump over to Ashtyn Myrick, who closed the game with a three up, three down inning.

Glasgow 5 7 0 5 – 17

Sidney 0 0 0 0 – 0

Kiauna Barstad, 3-4 (3 RBIs); Tiana Johnson, 2-3 (2 RBIs); Khloe Krumwiede, 2-3 (1 RBI); Tyra Johnson, 3-4 (1 RBI); Kennedy Schmidt, 1-3 (2 RBIs); Ziggy Chamberlain, 1-2 (1 RBI); Ashtyn Myrick, 1-2 (1 RBI); Lexi Nixdorf, 2-2 (1 RBI); Teagan Fossum, 1-2 (1 RBI); Rachel Boese, 0-1.

The Scotties traveled to Colstrip for a round-robin tournament April 21 and 22, and grabbed four more wins.

Glasgow 19, Colstrip 4

In their first conference game of the weekend, Glasgow faced Colstrip and finished with another mercy-rule win after four innings. In those four innings, Johnson recorded nine strikeouts, leading her team to the victory. The bats were hot at the plate again, with the girls getting 19 runs off 12 hits.

Glasgow 3 4 9 3 – 19

Colstrip 2 0 1 1 – 4

Kiauna Barstad, 1-3; Tiana Johnson, 1-3 (2 RBIs); Khloe Krumwiede, 3-3 (1 double, 2 RBIs); Tyra Johnson, 2-2 (2 doubles, 4 RBIs); Ziggy Chamberlain, 3-4; Ashtyn Myrick, 1-2; Lexi Nixdorf, 0-4; Teagan Fossum, 1-3; Rachel Boese, 0-4.

Glasgow 14, Stillwater 2

The Scotties faced Stillwater/Columbus in their second conference game of the weekend. The contest went five innings and the Scotties prevailed with a 10-run-rule win. Johnson had another impressive game both on the mound and behind the plate. With eight strikeouts in the game, Johnson broke the previous all-time strikeout record of 442 held by Kelsie Archambeault. She also finished the contest with one homerun and 3 RBIs.

Overall, the Scotties brought in 14 runs off 15 hits, and allowed only three hits. One highlight of the game was the back-to-back-to-back homeruns by Barstad, Ti. Johnson and Krumwiede.

Glasgow 2 2 4 2 4 – 14

Stillwater 0 0 0 0 2 – 2

Kiauna Barstad, 3-4 (1 double, 1 triple, 1 homerun, 3 RBIs); Tiana Johnson, 1-3 (1 homerun, 1 RBI); Khloe Krumwiede, 2-3 (1 homerun, 2 RBIs); Tyra Johnson, 2-2 (1 double, 1 homerun, 3 RBIs); Ziggy Chamberlain, 1-2; Ashtyn Myrick, 2-2 (1 homerun, 2 RBIs); Lexi Nixdorf, 2-4(1 double); Teagan Fossum, 2-4 (1 RBI); Rachel Boese, 0-3 (1 RBI).

Glasgow 16, Shepherd 4

In their only non-conference match-up, Glasgow faced Shepherd on Saturday in yet another 10-run-rule victory. The bats were going again as the Scotties brought in 16 runs off 20 hits. Head coach Gil Johnson put Kennedy Schmidt on the mound for three innings and she finished with a win for the Scotties.

Shepherd 0 1 1 2 0 0 – 4

Glasgow 5 3 0 1 0 7 – 16

Kiauna Barstad, 0-4; Tiana Johnson, 4-5 (2 doubles, 1 RBI); Khloe Krumwiede, 3-5 (1 double, 1 homerun, 3 RBIs); Tyra Johnson, 1-4; Kennedy Schmidt, 2-4 (2 doubles, 3RBIs); Ziggy Chamberlain, 3-4 (1 homerun, 2 RBIs); Ashtyn Myrick, 3-4 (1 double, 3 RBIs); Lexi Nixdorf, 2-4 (1 RBI); Teagan Fossum, 2-4 (1 RBI).

Glasgow 9, Huntley Project 5

In their final game of the weekend, Glasgow faced Huntley Project, and earned another conference win. Offensively, HP was able to record 12 hits – the combined number of hits for the competitors in the previous four games. At the plate, Glasgow faced their toughest pitcher in HP's Tessa Hultgren, but still brought in nine runs off 11 hits.

With the victory over HP, Johnson claimed the Scottie record for all-time wins, the record previously held by Shyla Bergtoll. With eight strikeouts in the game, Johnson also boosted her all-time strikeout record for the Scotties. As of press time, she has 468 strikeouts.

Glasgow 5 0 0 1 0 0 3 – 9

H. Project 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 – 5

Kiauna Barstad, 0-2; Tiana Johnson, 0-4; Khloe Krumwiede, 2-4 (1 triple, 1 RBI); Tyra Johnson, 2-4 (1 RBI); Kennedy Schmidt, 1-4 (2 RBIs); Ziggy Chamberlain, 2-3 (2 doubles, 2 RBIs); Ashtyn Myrick, 2-4 (1 homerun); Lexi Nixdorf, 2-4; Teagan Fossum, 0-3.

The Lady Scotties are now 6-0 in conference play and 11-0 overall.Following a home game against Glendive April 25, the Scotties will travel to Great Falls for another two-day tournament Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29.

 

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