Softball team has 47 runs in 4 games

Clarion Staff Report

An overwhelming display of offensive might have the Madison College women’s softball team of to a 4-0 start to open the 2021 season.
The team has scored a whopping 47 runs in those four games, which included two victories by way of the run-rule.
As a team, Madison College is hitting .417 and has eight home runs, four triples and 13 doubles. Maddie Kvatek and Megan Miklesh have both hit two home runs already this season.
Madison College opened the season with four games in the Hodag Dome Tournament on March 16 and March 17, taking two wins from both Lake Region State College (North Dakota) and Bay College (Michigan).

Madison College 8, Lake Region State College 0
A five-run fifth inning enabled Madison College to claim a run-rule 8-0 victory in five innings over Lake Region State College on March 16.
The WolfPack had eight hits in the game, including seven extra-base hits. Kvatek led the way with a double and her first career home run. Brianna Brandner was 2 for 3 with a triple and a double.
Mallory Sterling earned the win pitching four innings and allowing just one hit. Lauren Steien pitched the final inning to secure the shutout.

Madison College 11, Bay College 3
The next game went a little longer but had the same outcome – a run-rule victory for the WolfPack. Madison College scored four runs in both the fourth and fifth innings and was able to secure an 11-3 victory over Bay College in six innings.
Kvatek again had two hits, including a home run, while Brandner and Casey Fountain both added two hits in the game.
Fountain was the winning pitcher, giving up just two runs on two hits in four innings. She struck out nine batters.

Madison College 16, Lake Region State College 5
Madison College had 20 hits as it scored another large victory over Lake Region State College, 16-5, on March 17.
Shortstop Katie Joten led the WolfPack with four hits, including a double and a home run. Miklesh followed suit with three hits, including a double and a home run.
Abbie Cavadini pitched the win, allowing four hits and four runs in three innings. Fountain pitched four innings, allowing one run on four hits.

Madison College 12, Bay College 9
Although a rough final inning made the game appear closer than it was, Madison College prevailed with a 12-9 victory over Bay College.
Madison College jumped to an 11-1 lead before Bay College tightened things up at the end with three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and five runs in the bottom of the seventh.
Fountain, Abby Luczak and Lauren Steien all hit home runs for the WolfPack. Steien picked up the win, pitching four innings and allowing five runs on seven hits.