Southern Door opened the Packerland Conference softball season with a 2-1 win over Algoma on Thursday Night at Southern Door. The Eagles scored both of their runs in the 1st inning as a Katie Miller single started a rally that led to RBI singles from Acacia Tupa and Hannah Mallien. Mallien, a freshman making her first career start, went the distance for the win while allowing 5 hits and striking out 7 batters. The Wolves had runners at second and third with one out in the 7th inning but the Eagles escaped with the victory. Andie Vandertie tripled, Kathy Bluett doubled and Carmen Haack had an RBI groundout for the Wolves. Jordan Demmin retired the final 12 batters she faced but took the loss.
Sturgeon Bay 15 (3 innings)
NEW Lutheran 0
WP- Hailey Benesh
Leading Hitters: 3 hits each- Jackie Herlache (triple, 2 RBI), Natalie Marchant (2 doubles), Rachel Miller (3 RBI) and Benesh (3 RBI). Paige Kramer- 2 hits 3RBI
Kewaunee 24 (5 innings)
*Ashley Kinnard-Carstens doubled
Southern Door 5
WP- Mitchel Neubauer
*Michael Larsen drives in Aaron Larsen with game winner in bottom of 7th inning. Neubauer had 2 hits and Keegan Kroening doubled.
Sturgeon Bay 20
NEW Lutheran 8
*Casey Giesseman- Home Run
WP- Logan Brusky
*Storm rally from 5-0 first inning deficit and win on walk off hit by Josh Lamack.
*Pioneers led by Drew Tanck (2 hits, 3 RBI), Austin Krohn (2 hits, 2 runs scored) and Dylan Iverson (2 RBI). Tanck had 11 strikeouts in 5 innings.