Another week in the books and five more wins by the Melcher-Dallas Saints varsity softball team.
Coach Jim Crozier’s squad beat Orient-Macksburg Monday 11-1. The next day it was a narrow 4-3 win at home over Sigourney in 8-innings.
Wednesday M-D beat S.E. Warren 4-1. It was the second win over the Warhawks in a span of five days.
Thursday it was a 5-0 home win over the Seymour Warriors and the week ended Friday with a road win over Diagonal 12-0.
All of the wins have raised the M-D mark to 23-4 overall and to 12-2 in the Bluegrass Conference, trailing only the Twin Cedars Sabers.
Entering the first full week of July the Saints are riding a hefty 10-game winning streak.
Emilie Krpan was at the top of her game against both Diagonal and Seymour. Both teams were held to only one hit.
In the 3-inning win over the Diagonal Maroons, the Saints scored nine runs in the second inning to put a lid on the victory.
M-D collected seven hits against Diagonal led by Haley Godfrey with two hits. Eight different players had one RBI each for M-D.
In the win over Seymour the Saints saw Krpan strike out 11 and walk nobody.
The offense made the most of five hits. The big hit for the Saints was a double by DoraMae Bennett which produced three RBI.
Godfrey again had two hits for the Saints.
The Saints beat S.E. Warren 4-1 with two quick runs in each of the first two innings of the game.
The lone run for the Warhawks came in the bottom of the seventh.
Krpan struck out 10 and walked two while giving up just five hits.
Kacey Enfield had two of the seven M-D hits.
The rest of the M-D offense consisted of one hit each from Riley Enfield, Godfrey, Kynser Reed, Gracie Mann and D. Bennett.
The hit by Riley Enfield was a solo home run.
The Saints beat Sigourney 4-3 in eight-innings. Krpan gave up six hits, three runs, one fo which was earned.
Krpan had Sigourney waving at pitches and missing as she struck out 15 and walked just two.
Angel Beaty was M-D hitting star with two doubles and two RBI.
M-D rallied from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game with two runs in the bottom of the sixth.