SOFTBALL: Shepherd takes 2 of 3 last week

SOFTBALL: Shepherd takes 2 of 3 last week

UNDATED – Shepherd split a doubleheader with Mendota Holy Cross on Wednesday.

The Lady Rams won the opener, 8-7, with Peyton Bryson and Sophie Fernandez (double) recording two hits and two RBIs each. Bryson (2-1) pitched 4 2/3 innings of five-run relief to earn the victory.

Holy Cross fought back with a 13-3 win in the nightcap. Hailey Larsen doubled twice and drove in three for Shepherd, and Marlie Orlandi added two singles. Karley Herman allowed five runs, one earned, on two hits over four innings in the loss.

Thursday, Shepherd (3-2) knocked off Peru Parkside, 6-1. Bryson tossed a complete game five-hitter with five strikeouts. Larsen recorded two hits, including a triple, and two RBIs. Payton Nodland singled twice, drove in a run and stole two bases, and Rylee O’Fallon had a double among her two hits with two RBIs on the day.