Mount Marty advances to GPAC Softball Championship & earns automatic bid to NAIA National Tournament


ORANGE Metropolis, IA (Dakota Information Now) – Mount Marty was going for walks into now with a 2- document. The Lancers performed Northwestern School at 2:00 PM. MMU walked away with a 9-5 win about the Crimson Raiders. This gain set them in the GPAC softball championship.


Mount Marty beat Northwestern 9-5. MMU experienced 9 runs, 10 hits, and 4 errors. NWC had 5 operates, 6 hits, and 2 problems in the match.

Maureena Vornhagen (SR/Kearney, NE) commenced in the circle for the Lancers, pitching the first 5 innings. Mo gave up six hits and three attained operates. Vonhagen experienced a single strikeout on the match. Kaylee Rogers (JR/McKinney, TX) threw the final two innings, supplying up zero hits and zero runs. Rogers experienced 1 strikeout in the match.

The initial run did not take place till the top of the second inning. Karlee Arnold (SR/Parker, CO) had a solo home run to make the score 1-.

The Lancers scored two a lot more runs in the top rated of the 3rd inning. The first operate arrived from Bailey Kortan (JR/Tabor, SD), who scored on Abigail Thomas (SR/Loretto, MN)’s triple down left area. Thomas was in a position to get across residence plate many thanks to a sacrifice fly from Elliot Burns (JR/Quick City, SD). The Purple Raiders were being capable to increase two of their personal operates in the bottom of the third to make it 3-2.

The lone operate from the leading of the fourth inning came from Janeah Castro (FR/Fillmore, CA). Castro scored on a wander, which made the score 4-2. NWC scored two more operates in the base of the fourth inning to make a 4-4 video game.

Elliot Burns was capable to get dwelling in the best of the fifth inning on a SAC fly from Arnold. This gave the Lancers the 5-4 direct. Northwestern was in a position to rating once again to tie up the video game 5-5.

The Lancers scored 4 runs in the top of the sixth inning to assistance protected the acquire. Rose Kinyon (SR/Speedy Metropolis, SD) rating on Abby Thomas’s one up the center. Both of those Kortan and Thomas ended up capable to progress on the throw to dwelling. Elliot was ready to hit a double in the upcoming at-bat, scoring equally Kortan and Thomas. The previous run came from Burns, who scored on Kelly Amezcua (JR/Riverside, CA)’s one.

The Lancers were being capable to maintain the Pink Raiders to no operates in the two the bottom of the sixth and seventh inning to acquire 9-5.

Up Up coming

The Lancers will be actively playing yet again tomorrow in the GPAC Championship from #1 seed, Midland College in Fremont, Neb. Midland’s report in this match is 3-1. This matchup will be a best 2-out-of-3 structure. The periods for these game titles are still TBD.

Midland has secured the league’s first berth to the NAIA Opening Round by advantage of profitable the other pod, even though Mount Marty has now officially secured the second berth with Midland enjoying in the ultimate (the Warriors acquiring received the frequent year league title had currently acquired a single of the GPAC’s two automated bids, so indicating the Lancers get the 2nd no matter of tomorrow’s success).

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