The Mankato East Cougars and Northfield Raiders played their fastpitch softball game at the Dundas Dome Monday.  The Cougars came out on top 11-5.

Raiders pitcher, junior Courtney Graff went 4 for 4 at the plate with two home runs, 5 RBI. She had home runs in back to back plate appearances in the third and fifth innings.

The rest of the Northfield team had 5 hits while the Cougars collected 13 hits in the game.

The Raiders finished with 4 errors, Mankato East had 1 error in the Big Nine Conference game.

In the pitching circle Graff went the distance throwing 143 pitches with 87 strikes.  She allowed 11 runs, 7 earned with 4 walks and 8 strikeouts.

Mankato East countered with senior Madison Mangulis. She threw 106 pitches, 63 strikes with 8 strikeouts, 3 walks, 6 hits allowed, all five runs earned.

Six Cougars had multiple hit games led by sophmore Hailey Petzel and freshman Kylinn Stangl with 2 hits, 3 RBI each.

Mankato East collected 5 stolen bases in 6 attempts while Northfield was not successful in their only attempt of the game.

Cougars junior Sydney Jacobs had 2 stolen bases.

Northfied is 5-2 , 4-2 in Big Nine play.  Mankato East is 3-3, 3-1 in league contests.

The Raiders are scheduled to host Austin Tuesday, April 26 while the Cougars are at Rochester John Marshall.  Both games are slated to begin at 5:00 p.m.

Here are other fastpitch softball scores from Monday, April 25, 2022 reported from the area.

  • Byron 12 Stewartville 1
  • Lakeville North 10 Eastview 5
  • Cotter 16 Fillmore Central/Lanesboro 1
  • Prior Lake 7  Burnsville 6

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 games scheduled in the area include:

  • Randolph at Triton 2:00 p.m.
  • Goodhue at Byron postponed
  • Faribault at Mankato West
  • Owatonna at Winona
  • Albert Lea at Rochester Century
  • Red Wing at Rochester Mayo
  • Tri-City United at Belle Plaine (DH 4&6pm)
  • Norwood-Young America at LeSueur-Henderson (DH)
  • Lyle-Pacelli at GMLOK
  • Glenville-Emmons/Alden-Conger at Kenyon-Wanamingo
  • United South Central at Medford
  • Cannon Falls at Rochester Lourdes
  • Farmington at Lakeville South
  • New Ulm at Waseca
  • Southland at Schaeffer Academy
  • Mabel-Canton at Houston
  • Mound-Westonka at Jordan
  • Rushford-Peterson at Dover-Eyota
  • Caledonia/Spring Grove at Wabasha-Kellogg
  • Cotter at St. Charles
  • Fillmore Central/Lanesboro at Chatfield (DH)

Why isn't Troter Bauer on this list?

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