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Frazee 14U places third at West Fargo tourney

Frazee 14U: First row: Alexis Bauer, Anna Drewes, Kiley Karger, Harley Kropuenske, and Dani Piche. Back row: Coach Joyce Bauer, Coach Julie Karger, Clara Scolley, McKenna O'Brien, Cecillia George, Abby Wothe, Madison Starry, Alexis Wendt, Anissa Antonsen, Coach Mike Scolley, Coach Matt Bauer. Submitted photo.

The Frazee 14U softball team placed third at 11th annual West Fargo United softball tournament Saturday.

Frazee opened the tournament with an 8-3 victory over Warroad in a game the was weather-suspended over two days. Abby Wothe got the win in the circle and the team was led offensively by Clara Scolley and Dani Piche, both going 2-3 with a single and double at the dish.

Frazee built a 4-0 lead over Fargo North in the second round of pool play and added five runs in the third inning en route to a 12-0 victory by mercy rule.

McKenna O’Brien was 3-3 with a double, two singles and three RBI. Alexis Bauer homered in the game.

The Hornets earned the top seed and played Fergus Falls in the opening round of tournament play.

An eight-run third inning led to a 15-0 rout/ Wothe recorded the pitching victory and added a pair of hits in the game. Bauer was 3-3 with a triple and two singles. Madison Starry was 3-4 at the plate.

Jamestown snapped Frazee’s three-game win streak in a 5-3 loss that sent the Hornets to the third place game.

Frazee defeated Moorhead 8-0 behind Wothe’s pitching and aggressive running on the basepaths.

Frazee travels to Bemidji for the Bemidji Blaze tournament on June 23-24.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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