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Mitchell softball drops two games in home opener to Yankton

Mitchell dropped two games against Yankton at Cadwell Park on Tuesday.

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The Mitchell Kernels softball team lost two games Tuesday in its home opener against Yankton.

Yankton held on in Game 1 to beat Mitchell 11-9 and defeated Mitchell in Game 2 15-2.

In Game 1, Mitchell out-hit Yankton 18-14 and scored eight runs in the third inning. Kate Nash led Mitchell going 4-for-4 at the plate, scored two runs and had four RBIs. Ellie Kisor had two RBIs while Madelynn Steiner and Brooklyn Jarding went 3-for-3. Kelsey Amick went 2-for-4 and Keirstyn Krcil went 2-for-4 and scored two runs.

Krcil pitched 77 times in four innings and surrendered 11 earned runs on 14 hits.

In Game 2, Yankton out-hit Mitchell 16 to 5 and scored 11 runs in the fifth inning to end the game.

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Macey Linke went 2-for-2 for Mitchell, while Nash and Ally Barlean each had one RBI. Linke pitched 4 1/3 innings and allowed 10 runs and 11 hits.

Mitchell (0-4) plays at Harrisburg in a doubleheader on Monday.

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