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News · Early Lead for OA Softball Sets Stage for Victory Over South Ripley


Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity defeated South Ripley 8-2 thanks to a strong start. Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity scored on a stolen base by Kylee Wesseler in the first inning and a single by Isabel Rennekamp in the second inning.

In the bottom of the first inning, South Ripley tied things up at one when Lilli Hilton doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.

After Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity scored one run in the top of the third, South Ripley answered with one of their own. Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity scored when Abbi Eldridge singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. South Ripley then answered when South Ripley scored one run on a stolen base.

Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity pulled away for good with one run in the second inning. In the second Rennekamp singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.

Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity scored three runs in the seventh inning. Claire Horan and Ruth Heile each drove in runs during the inning.

Rachel Stoll was on the mound for Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity. She lasted seven innings, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out nine and walking one.

Haley Bishop started the game for South Ripley. She surrendered eight runs on 13 hits over seven innings, striking out one.

Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity totaled 13 hits in the game. Stoll, Alyssa Krekeler, and Heile each had multiple hits for Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity. Krekeler and Stoll all had three hits to lead Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity. Wesseler led Oldenburg Academy Twisters Varsity with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with ten stolen bases.

South Ripley tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Lexi Rollins led the way with two. South Ripley was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Rollins had the most chances in the field with five.