Stratford softball outlasts Loyal/Granton
Tigers win third game in a row
By Paul Lecker
STRATFORD — The Stratford softball team won its third-straight game, downing Loyal/Granton 5-1 in a nonconference tilt Tuesday at Hilgemann Field.
Lorrie Luepke threw a complete-game two-hitter for the Tigers (3-1). She struck out three, walked three, and gave up just one run, that scored in the third inning by the Greyhounds (0-3).
Brittany Bredemann went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a pair of RBIs to lead the Stratford offense.
Stratford hosts Wisconsin Rapids Assumption in a Marawood Conference South Division game Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 5, Greyhounds 1
Loyal/Granton 001 000 0 – 1 2 2
Stratford 030 110 x – 5 7 1
WP: Lorrie Luepke. LP: Rowley.
SO: Rowley 2; Luepke 3. BB: Rowley 1; Luepke 3.
Top hitters: L, Parker 2B; Morgan Reinwand 2B, RBI. S, Brittany Bredemann 2×3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs; Sammy Kaiser 2B, 2 runs.
Records: Loyal/Granton 0-3; Stratford 3-1.