Mitchell softball drops two games in home opener to Yankton

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


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.


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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