Thiel 3 La Roche 2
Alexa Young left runners on first and second in the first inning. She got out of a jam in the second inning, but Thiel used an RBI double to take a 1-0 lead in the third. Kelly Denk helped limit the damage, throwing a runner out trying to advance home.
The Redhawks could not convert with two on in the bottom of the third. Young pitched out of a jam in the fourth, getting a flyout to center to end the inning.
Thiel added a run with a liner up the middle in the fifth. Young got out of the inning with a strikeout.
La Roche was held off the board in the bottom of the fifth and Thiel registered a sac fly in the sixth.
Young threw a scoreless seventh and the Redhawks Medva drove home Devan Smith to make it 3-2. A pop out in the following at bat ended it.
Young scattered just three runs over seven innings and struck out nine. Medva scored and drove in a run.
La Roche 6 Thiel 5
Thiel scored three unearned runs in the top of the first. Starting pitcher Kaylee Grassmyer mostly got out of the jam, leaving the bases loaded with a pop out.
Meghan Haynes caught a runner trying to advance home in the second inning.
The Redhawks got the offense going in the second. Clyde, Ordos, and Grassmyer each hit one-out singles to load the bases. Meghan Haynes then dropped and two-strike bunt and Clyde slid under the tag for a one run second.
Grassmyer sent runners down in order in the third. The offense backed her up in the bottom of the inning, stringing together five 2-out runs.
Bretz reached on a fielders choice and advanced to second on a Clyde single into left. Ordos tallied an RBI with a bloop single into right field. Grassmyer walked to load the bases again. This time Meghan Haynes came through, sending a ball through the left side to tie it up. Thiel's left fielder allowed Haynes' single to get by, allowing two more unearned runs to score.
Young came into relieve in the fourth and got out of a bases loaded jam. She used a flyout to center to strand runners at the corners in the sixth.
Thiel tied it with a 2-out RBI in the top of the seventh.
The Redhawks refused to quit, which set things up for Clyde to win it in the bottom of the inning. Medva started the rally, ripping a single into the left field gap. Medva advanced to second, before Clyde sent a liner into the right field gap and a 6-5 win.
Clyde went 3 for 5 with 2 runs and an RBI. Medva had 3 hits and scored. Young earned the win.