GREENWOOD – Gilman pitcher Addy Warner struck out 14 and limited Greenwood/Loyal to six hits in a 5-2 victory in Cloverbelt Conference East Division softball action Friday.
The loss for the Greenhounds knocks them out of contention for the Cloverbelt East title as they drop to 12-7 overall and 9-2 in the conference. Neillsville wraps up the outright conference championship after finishing 11-1.
Greenwood/Loyal finishes its regular-season and Cloverbelt East schedule Monday at Marshfield Columbus Catholic.
Kayla Bremmer knocked in both of Greenwood/Loyal’s runs with a single in the fifth inning.
Zaida Brock and Emma Schlough both had two hits for the Greenhounds.
Pirates 5, Greenhounds 2
Gilman 120 000 2 - 5 7 1
Greenwood/Loyal 000 020 0 - 2 6 4
WP: Addy Warner. LP: Kaitlyn Lindner.
SO: Warner 14; K. Lindner 4. BB: Warner 3; K. Lindner 3.
Top hitters: GIL, Tychelle Duellman 2x4; Gracie Tallier 1x4, 2 RBIs; Madisyn James 2x4; Hannah Vick 2x3; Bryn Hendricks 2 runs. GL, K. Lindner 2B; Kayla Bremmer 2 RBIs; Zaida Brock 2x3; Emma Schlough 2x3.
Records: Gilman 11-7, 8-3 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Greenwood/Loyal 12-7, 9-2 Cloverbelt East.