Manawa’s 14U softball team won all five of its games at Omro to come away with a first-place finish in recent summer softball action.
Manawa 27, Omro 0 (5 inn.)
Manawa scored five runs in the first inning and continued the offensive onslaught to end the game after five innings.
Haley Reierson pitched and earned the win, while Morgyn Zielke had four hits, including two doubles and two triples.
Claire Kreklow added a double and a triple, while Reierson had two hits, including a double. Skye Amador added two hits, including a double, while Alexis Wepner had two hits, including a triple. Ellen Field added three hits while Kaleigh Johnson smacked two base hits.
Manawa 12, Menasha 3
Manawa was down 2-1 after three innings, but the team stayed focused and woke up the bats in the fourth, fifth, and sixth frames to earn the win.
Kreklow pitched and earned the win. She also had three hits, including a triple. Zielke added two hits, including a triple, while Amador and Taylor Schuelke both had doubles.
Manawa 12, Neenah 0
After a scoreless first inning, Manawa produced three runs in the second, four in the third and five in the fourth.
Zielke pitched for the win and also had two hits, including a double. Amador also had two hits, including a double.
Reierson added a double and a triple, while Wepner ripped a triple and Field and Kreklow both added two hits.
Manawa 6, Denmark 5 (8 inn.)
Manawa found itself in a battle with Denmark, needing extra innings to earn the win.
Manawa was down 3-0 after four innings but tied the game in the top of the fifth. Denmark came back with two runs in the bottom of the fifth to retake the lead, but Manawa came up with a run in the sixth and seventh to tie the game once again.
Manawa didn’t waste any time scoring a run in the eighth to take the lead and Denmark was not able to score.
Reierson pitched and earned the win while also blasting three base hits. Zielke added two doubles, while Field and Matayah Pehtke both had two hits.
Manawa 16, Oakfield 10
In the championship game, Manawa found themselves down 10-3 after two innings, but a little pep talk from the coaches seemed to spark the team. The defense tightened up and shut out Oakfield for the rest of the game, while the offense found its stride.
Manawa scored two runs in the third inning, seven runs in the fourth, one run in the fifth and three runs in the sixth to seal the win.
Reierson pitched and earned another win. Kreklow had three hits to lead the offense, while Amador ripped two doubles and Zielke added a triple. Lesley Wilz had two hits, including a triple, while Wepner and Pehtke added three hits.