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By Georgie Kulczyk
The Courier 

Softball Season Underway

Lady Scotties Defeat Glendive, Lewistown


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Senior Lexi Nixdorf beats the throw at home plate during the Scottie's away game vs. Glendive on April 6.

The Scotties won two consecutive games last week to start off their 2017 season. The team first traveled to Glendive April 6 to take on the Lady Red Devils, and came home with the 11-2 win.

The Scotties had 11 runs off 16 hits and only allowed 8 hits for Glendive.

Hitting for Glasgow were: Kiauna Barstad, Tyra Johnson (2), Khloe Krumwiede (3), Tiana Johnson, Kennedy Schmidt (3), Ziggy Chamberlain, Ashtyn Myrick (2), Lexi Nixdorf (2), and Rachel Boese. Krumwiede, Nixdorf and Ty. Johnson (2) hit doubles, and Myrick hit a triple.

Ti. Johnson, Ty. Johnson, Schmidt, Myrick and Nixdorf all recorded RBI's in the game with Ty. Johnson and Nixdorf bringing in two runners each.

The winning pitcher for Glasgow was Ty. Johnson. The losing pitcher for Glendive was Carrie Nagle.

For their second game, the Lady Scotties took on the Lady Golden Eagles of Lewistown at home on April 7. Although Lewistown had some good plays, they were unable to defend against Glasgow's all-around performance and the Scotties claimed another win, 11-5.

The Lady Scotties grabbed an early lead with two runs in the first inning and maintained the upper hand for the entire contest. They brought in 11 runs off 11 hits: Krumwiede was 3 for 4 with two dingers and five RBI's, Ty. Johnson went 3 for 4, Schmidt went 1 for 4 with two runs scored, Barstad went 1 for 3 and one run scored, Ti. Johnson, Myrick and Nixdorf all went 1 for 4 with one run scored.

The winning pitcher for Glasgow was Ty. Johnson, who finished with seven strikeouts. The losing pitcher for Lewistown was C. Carpenter.

The Lady Scotties will be in Lewistown Thursday, April 13 and Friday, April 14, for several games. The JV squad will start things off Thursday morning at 10 a.m. when they face Belgrade. The Varsity girls begin their four-game stretch at 12:15 p.m. when they take on Conrad.


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