SPENCER – Kaitlyn Lindner threw a complete game three-hitter, and had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Greenwood/Loyal softball team to a 10-1 win over Spencer in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division opener for both teams Tuesday at ARC Park.
Greenwood/Loyal scored in six of its seven at-bats to eventually pull away.
Kayla Bremmer had three doubles and three RBIs, and Gracie North and Emma Schlough each had two hits for G/L.
Madison Knecht took the loss to Spencer, striking out seven in a complete-game effort.
Spencer hosts Colby on Thursday, while Greenwood/Loyal returns to action Friday at Loyal against Neillsville.
Indians 10, Rockets 1
Greenwood/Loyal 321 120 1 - 10 12 1
Spencer 000 000 1 - 1 3 4
WP: Kaitlyn Lindner. LP: Madison Knecht.
SO: Lindner 6; Knecht 7. BB: Lindner 1; Knecht 4.
Top hitters: G, K. Lindner 2x5, 2 RBIs; Kayla Bremmer 3x5, 3 2Bs, 3 RBIs; Gracie North 2x4, 2B, 2 RBIs; Anna Lindner 2 runs; Emma Schlough 2x4, RBI; Zaida Brock 2 runs; Aspen Hagen 2B. S, Elexa Post 2x3, 2B.
Records: Greenwood 2-3, 1-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Spencer 0-2, 0-1 Cloverbelt East.