Stingers are 2 and 2 in doubleheader action

Stingers are 2 and 2 in doubleheader action
Vermillion's Stingers went 2-2 against two South Dakota top teams in league play in Sioux Falls. On June 13 they faced SF Flash in a losing doubleheader – then won a doubleheader on June 18, over SF Extreme.

SF Flash is the #1 team in South Dakota. Jenny Bye pitched both ends of the double header losing 5-3 and 1-0. Her performances were admirable but Vermillion's offense was pretty much shut down.

Jenny recorded 7 Ks in the first game, while giving up 5 hits and 3 walks. Brittany Bye was 1 for 3 (a homer which drove in 3 runs); Molly LeCates was 1 for 3, 1 run; Chelsea Houska � 1 for 3; and Jenny Bye � 1 for 3, 1 run.


Line Totals: Stingers � 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB; Flash � 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 4 LOB.

In the second game the Stingers could muster only 3 hits (2 by Jenny and 1 by Houska) while the home team had 6 in the seven-inning marathon.

Line score: Stingers � 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB; Flash � 1 R, 6 H, 0 E, 6 LOB.

The next doubleheader was a twin win over SF Extreme by scores of 7-0, and 1-0. Jenny Bye claimed both victories, giving up 3 hits in the first game, then tossing a no-run 5-hitter in the nightcap.

Offensive stats (first game): Donica Crichton � 1 for 3, 2 runs, 1 RBI; Houska � 1 for 2, 1 run; Jenny Bye � 2 for 3, 1 run, 1 RBI; Britt Bye � 1 for 3, 1 RBI; Ashley Ouellette � 1 RBI; Anna Ericson, Megan Chickering, and Erica Johnson each scored a run without benefit of a hit.

Line score: Stingers � 7 R, 5 H, 2 E, 7 LOB; Extreme � 0 R, 3 H, 4 E, 2 LOB.

In the second game, Jenny Bye was again the winning pitcher with a shutout in a five-inning time-constrained game.

Line score: Stingers � 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 lob; Extreme � 0 R, 5 H, 1 E, 5 lob.

Scoring for the Stingers was Ali Truhe with 1 for 2 hitting; Ouellette � hitting 1 for 2, 1 RBI; and Johnson � 1 for 2.

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