The Nokomis Lady Redskins started off their week of play with an away game on Monday, May 6, against Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg, who entered the game 29-0-1 on the season.
The game started off with Emma Blaum, with a single in the first inning for the Lady Redskins. The momentum from the hit did not last, as the Lady Hatchets took the lead with three runs in the first.
The Lady Redskins quickly fell into a deficit, with W/S-S adding five more runs in the second inning. Their efforts to fight back would prove to be futile as the Lady Redskins lost 10-0.
Emma Blaum, Aubrey Jaros and Baylee Cesaretti would all contribute hits for the Lady Redskins. Emma Blaum pitched for Nokomis, striking out one batter.
Nokomis vs. New Berlin
The next game of the week was against New Berlin on Tuesday, May 7.
The game started off with both teams being very aggressive with their bats. Nokomis would take the lead in the beginning, but the Lady Pretzels would answer right back, gaining the lead and running away with it. The Lady Redskins lost 17-2.
This game was also senior night for the Lady Redskins. They recognized their two senior players, Emily Cesaretti and Madelyn Sowarsh. Both seniors have played with the Lady Redskins all four years of high school. Sowarsh has primarily pitched for the Skins and played first base. Cesaretti has played many positions, until recently, when she found her home at second base.
Madelyn Sowarsh, Emma Blaum, Baylee Cesaretti and Emma Hill all contributed hits for the Lady Redskins. Madelyn Sowarsh pitched for the Lady Redskins and struck out seven.
The Lady Skins traveled to Metro-East Lutheran on Wednesday for a makeup conference match. Also, they have home games on Thursday and Friday playing against Macon-Meridian and a home conference make-up game against Alton Marquette.
May 6 at Windsor
Nokomis 000 000 0 3 5
Windsor/Stew-Stras 350 002 10 13 0
Nokomis IP R ER H K BB
L-Blaum 5.2 10 4 13 1 1
W/S-S IP R ER H K BB
W-Roney 6 0 0 3 13 2
Multiple Hits: Windsor/Stew-Stras - Megan Schlecht (3-3, 3R), Kasey Bean (3-4, 3RBI), Maddy Pfeiffer (2-2), Carson Cole (2-4, 2R). 2B: Windsor/Stew-Stras - Kasey Bean 3, K Davis 1, Carson Cole 1, Megan Schlechte 1.
Records: Nokomis (6-14-1); Windsor/Stew-Stras (30-0-1).
May 7 at Nokomis
New Berlin 083 42 17 17 1
Nokomis 110 00 2 5 5
New Berlin IP R ER H K BB
W-M. Bixby 5 2 2 5 0 4
Nokomis IP R ER H K BB
L-Sowarsh 5 17 9 17 7 4
Multiple Hits: New Berlin - Kenna Bixby (3-3, 2RBI), Bailey Dzierwa (3-4, 1R, 4RBI), Caitlyn Braker (3-4, 3R), Malena Bixby (3-5, 2R, 5RBI), Ella Roger (2-4, 3R, 1RBI), Abby Stockton (2-5, 1R); Nokomis - Madelyn Sowarsh (2-2, 1R). 2B: New Berlin - Kenna Bixby 1, Caitlyn Braker 1, Bailey Dzierwa 1, Malena Bixby 1. HR: New Berlin - Malena Bixby 1.
Records: Nokomis (6-15-1); New Berlin (8-15).