2017 Le Mars Community softball season recap

Friday, August 11, 2017
(Photo Contributed) Members of this year’s team included: front row (from left) — Kady Leusink, Annie Ellis, Emily Carlson, Jordyn Davison. Middle row — Katelyn Raymond, Grace Milbrodt, Christina Konz, Haley Bogh, Kara Albrecht. Back row — Head Coach Rachel Harris, Brook Berkenpas, Brooke Haage, Jenn Schneider, Chandler Grosenheider, Sophie Fedders, Kali Berkenpas, Assistant Coach Teresa Magnussen.

This season, the Le Mars Community softball team finished with a record of 14-19 while going 6-6 in Lakes Conference play. The Bulldogs advanced to the regional final after upsetting No. 6 Bishop Heelan. The team fell shy of state as Sergeant Bluff-Luton defeated Le Mars in the regional final. The Bulldogs lose one senior to graduation in Kali Berkenpas. The team was coached by Head Coach Rachel Harris.

Team statistics

Wins 14
Losses 19
Runs for 172
Hits251
Batting average .288
ERA4.89
Runs allowed225
Strikeouts100

Individual statistics

Batting Average

Brooke Haage, FR.369
Grace Milbrodt, JR.347
Brook Berkenpas, SO.300
Jenn Schneider, JR.300
Christina Konz, JR.292

Hits

Brooke Haage41
Grace Milbrodt33
Jenn Schneider33
Christina Konz28
Kady Leusink25
Home Runs
Katelyn Raymond2
Jenn Schneider 2
Triples
Brooke Haage2
Jenn Schneider1
Doubles
Grace Milbrodt7
Brooke Haage6
Jenn Schneider6

RBIs

Katelyn Raymond23
Kady Leusink22
Grace Milbrodt16
Christina Konz15
Jenn Schneider14
Brooke Haage13

Stolen Bases

Annie Ellis10
Kady Leusink3
Jordyn Davison3

Runs scored

Grace Milbrodt24
Brooke Haage24
Kady Leusink20
Emily Carlson 20

Walks

Grace Milbrodt18
Brook Berkenpas16
Christina Konz12
Katelyn Raymond10

Strikeouts (Pitching)

Brook Berkenpas, SO64
Kali Berkenpas, SR36

ERA (MIN. 20 IP)

Kali Berkenpas4.80
Brook Berkenpas4.95

Wins

Brook Berkenpas8
Kali Berkenpas5

Innings Pitched

Brook Berkenpas111 2/3
Kali Berkenpas90 1/3

Starts

Brook Berkenpas21
Kali Berkenpas12

Opponent Batting Average

Brook Berkenpas.325
Kali Berkenpas.393

Lakes All-Conference

1st Team

Brooke Haage
Jenn Schneider

2nd Team

Christina Konz
Annie Ellis

Honorable Mention

Grace Milbrodt

Brook Berkenpas

Kali Berkenpas

Kady Leusink

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