East Mills drops two at Riverside


Fremont-Mills’ Macy Mitchell charges off third base in the Knights’ win over East MIlls last Monday.

East Mills struggled to find its rhythm at the plate in a pair of losses on Saturday at the Riverside Invitational Softball Tournament.

The Wolverines (3-9) dropped a 15-3 decision to the host Bulldogs and then were shutout 12-0 by Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson in the capper.

East Mills recorded a combined nine hits in the games. Emily Williams and Aspen Crouse led the way with two hits each.

Miah Urban took the game one loss after allowing one hit and six earned runs and Williams was the game two loser after giving up four hits and six earned runs.

Wolverines drop two to Griswold

A rough night defensively proved costly for East Mills in a pair of losses to Griswold in a Corner Conference double-header Friday in Malvern.

The Wolverines had two errors in a 3-0 game one loss and then commit eight fielding miscues in in a 15-0 loss.

The Tigers’ Karly Milligan stuck out 11 and tossed a no-hitter in game one and Brenna Rossell allowed just one hit, a single by the Wolverine’s Kiley Barrett in game two.

Fremont-Mills 11,
West Harrison 1

Kinley Blackburn hit her first career home run and drove in five runs for Fremont-Mills in an 11-1 victory over West Harrison in out-of-conference softball Thursday in Tabor.

Blackburn, an eighth grader, finished 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored. Lily Crom added two hits and drove in two runs and Macy Mitchell had two hits and an RBI.

Malea Moore struck out nine and scattered three hits to earn the win in the circle.

East Mills 18,
Whiting 11

East Mills jumped out to a 5-0 lead after and an inning and cruised to an 18-11 win over Whiting in non-conference softball last Tuesday.

The Wolverines smacked a season-high 15 hits in the victory. Kiley Barrett was 4-for-6 at the plate and drove in three runs. Nadia Gray and Brooke Jones each notched two hits and drove in four runs apiece and Aspen Crouse added two hits and two RBIs.

Dayann McGrew came on in relief in the circle to earn the win. The junior scattered eight hits and 10 earned runs while striking out one.

Kinzie Theeler allowed 17 hits and walked eight in the loss.

Shenandoah 8,
Fremont-Mills 3

A five run fourth inning rally proved the difference for Shenandoah in an 8-3 victory over Fremont-Mills in non-conference softball last Tuesday.

Sara Morales had three hits and drove in three runs to lead the Fillies.

Brooklen Black and Lynnae Green each added a pair of hits.

Fillie pitcher Peyton Athen went the distance and allowed three hits and one earned run while fanning six in the win.

Macy Mitchell, Lily Crom and Amanda Morgan each had a hit and Morgan drove in two runs.

Malea Moore was credited with the loss after giving up nine hits and seven earned runs.
    
    
Fremont-Mills 15,
East Mills 3

Fremont-Mills plated seven runs in the fourth inning to blow open a tight ball game in a 15-3 win over East Mills in Corner Conference softball last Monday in Malvern.

The Knights notched eight hits and stole 10 bases in the six-inning victory.

Malea Moore, Ella Thornton and Amanda Morgan picked up two hits each. Moore, who also picked up the win in the circle, doubled and drove in five runs. She struck out eight and allowed nine hits and three earned runs.

The Knights took advantage of five East Mills errors and 12 walks.

The Wolverines’ Miah Urban took the loss in the circle after allowing seven hits and nine earned runs while striking out two.

Kiley Barrett, Emily Williams and Jenna Thornburg each recorded two hits for East Mills.

 

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