The Bloomer Blackhawks softball team added four more wins to their record last week. Tuesday, May 18, the girls traveled to Cumberland where they won 7-0. Thursday, May 20, they beat Chetek-Weyerheuser 14-4 at home. Saturday, May 22, the Ladyhawks traveled to Barron for a double header, defeating the Bears 11-1 and 10-0. After last week the girls are 14-2 overall and 11-0 in the conference.
Tuesday In Cumberland
On the road Tuesday, the Ladyhawks shut out the Cumberland Beavers 7-0.
Bloomer High School junior Calley Olson had all the right stuff on Tuesday, allowing zero runs and one hit.
Bloomer got on the board right away in the first inning when sophomore Delaney Zwiefelhofer hit a sac fly to score one run. But the Blackhawks secured the victory thanks to five runs in the third inning. The offensive firepower by Bloomer was led by Olson, Zwiefelhofer, and sophomores Laikyn Maidment, and Mckenna Hilger who all driving in runs in the inning.
Tori Jenneman started off the third inning for Bloomer by walking to first and advanced to second on a wild pitch and stayed there as the batter lined out to left field. Olson was next up and doubled on a line drive to left field and Jenneman scored. Olson advanced to third on a passed ball before the next batter popped out to shortstop. Next, Zwiefelhofer stepped to the plate and hit a line drive double to left field that scored Olson to make it 3-0 for Bloomer. A walk by sophomore RyAnna Keller put runners at first and second. Maidment singled on a hard ground ball to left field. Zwiefelhofer scored on the throw, Keller advanced to third and Maidment advanced to second. Hilger then singled on a ground ball to center and Keller and Maidment scored. The next batter lined out to end the inning but by that time the Blackhawks had a commanding 6-0 lead. Bloomer scored one more time in the top of the fourth and Cumberland remained scoreless through the bottom of the seventh.
Olson allowed one hit and zero runs over the seven innings. She struck out 13 and walked one.
The Blackhawks saw the ball well Tuesday, racking up 12 hits in the game. Hilger, senior Kylee Sedlacek, and Olson each collected multiple hits for Bloomer. Hilger led the team with three hits in four at bats.
Thursday @ Home v.s.
On their home turf on Thursday, May 20 the Ladyhawks defeated the Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Bulldogs, 14-4.
In the first inning, Chetek-Weyerhaeuser got their offense started. Madeleine Schofield drove in two when she singled.
The Blackhawks answered back with three runs in the bottom of the first, second and third innings plus two in the fourth, one in the fifth and two in the sixth to gain victory with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Three walks to lead off the bottom of the first for the Ladyhawks loaded the bases. With Emily Kuehl at the plate Jenneman scored from third on a passed ball and Sedlacek advanced to third. Olson then stole second and Sedlacek stole home. Olson advanced to third on an error before Kuehl sent her home with a double on a line drive to left field. The next three batters were out and the inning ended with the Blackhawks in the lead 3-2.
Bloomer took out the next three Bulldog batters 1-2-3 to get back to the plate.
With one out, sophomore Karley Rada singled on a ground ball to third. With Jenneman at the plate Rada advanced to second on a wild pitch. Jenneman then hit a hard ground ball single to shortstop and Rada advanced to third. With Sedlacek up next, Rada stole home and Jenneman stole second before advancing to third on an error. A sacrifice from Sedlacek scored Jenneman and brought Olson to the plate. Olson homered to make it 6-2 Bloomer when the inning ended on the next out.
The Blackhawks put up three more runs in the third inning. The big inning was thanks to a two run double by Elana Kuehl with runners at second and third. A sacrifice fly by Jenneman then scored Kuehl to make it 9-2. The inning ended when the next batter grounded out.
Emily Kuehl pitched Bloomer to victory. Kuehl went six innings, allowing four runs on five hits, striking out five and walking zero.
The Blackhawks socked three home runs on the day. Olson went yard in the second and sixth innings. Jenneman went for the long ball in the fifth inning.
Bloomer racked up 12 hits on the day. Zwiefelhofer, Olson, Kuehl, and Jenneman all managed multiple hits. Zwiefelhofer went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the team in hits.
Double Header @ Barron On Saturday
In the first game of the double header against Barron on Saturday the Blackhawks beat the Bears 11-1 in five innings.
Bloomer got things started in the first inning with four runs. The Blackhawks added three more in the second and four more in the third to seal the victory.
Lead off batter, Sedlacek doubled on the third pitch of the game with a line drive to left field. With Olson at the plate she then advanced to third on a passed ball. When Olson popped out, Sedlacek tagged up and ran home for the first run of the game for the Blackhawks. A dropped third strike, a hit by a pitch and a walk loaded the bases for Bloomer as Maidment approached the plate. Courtesy runner Tyra Zwiefelhofer scored on a passed ball and Delaney Zwiefelhofer advanced from second to third, and Keller from first to second on the same pitch. Maidment then singled to score Delaney and advance Keller to third. The next batter lined out to bring up Hilger who was hit by a pitch to load the bases. A single by Rada drove home Keller and Bloomer had four runs on the board when their half of the inning ended with a pop out from the next batter.
The Blackhawks tallied three runs thanks to two singles in the second inning. They tallied four more runs in the third inning. The offensive onslaught by Bloomer in the third inning was led by Delaney Zwiefelhofer, Keller, and Maidment, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Emily Kuehl was credited with the victory for Bloomer. She went four and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on four hits, striking out ten and walking zero.
Bloomer saw the ball well Saturday, racking up nine hits in the game. Maidment and Sedlacek all managed multiple hits. Sedlacek and Maidment each collected two hits to lead the team.
In the second game on Saturday, the Blackhawks got on the board right away in the first inning again. An error scored the first run for Bloomer. To start out the bottom of the first Rada bunted and reached on an error. Next up, Sedlacek also bunted and also reached on an error and Rada scored. Sedlacek advanced to second on the same error. With Olson at the plate, Sedlacek advanced to third on a passed ball before Olson walked. Emily Kuehl then tripled on a line drive to left field scoring both Sedlacek and Olson to make it 3-0 for Bloomer after one full inning.
In the bottom of the third Bloomer added four more runs to their lead. Walks by Olson and Emily Kuehl put runners at first and second. A single by Delaney Zwiefelhofer sent Olson home. Another single by Keller sent Kuehl home. When the next batter lined out, Zwiefelhofer tagged up and went to third. Keller then advanced to second on a passed ball, Zwiefelhofer scored on the same pitch and Keller went to third. Keller was then able to score when the batter grounded out to make it 7-0 for the Blackhawks. The inning ended with the next batter.
Two more runs in the bottom of the fourth and one in the bottom of the fifth ended the game on the ten run rule with two outs in the bottom of the fifth.
Olson got the win for Bloomer. She allowed one hit and zero runs over five innings, striking out eight and walking one.
The Blackhawks racked up five hits in the game. Zwiefelhofer and Keller each had multiple hits with two each to lead the team. Bloomer was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error.
The Blackhawks hosted Fall Creek on Monday, May 24 in a non-conference game. They traveled to Hayward on Tuesday, May 25 and travel to Northwestern on Thursday, May 27 for a doubleheader against the Tigers.
Bloomer 7, Cumberland 0
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Cumberland 000 000 0 – 0 1 3 Bloomer 105 100 0 – 7 12 2
WP: Calley Olson (7IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 13K).
Hitting: Tori Jenneman 1x3 (2 Runs, BB, TB), Kylee Sedlacek 2x4 (RBI, 2 TBs), Calley Olson 2x3 (Run, RBI, 2 BBs, 2B, 3 TBs), Emily Kuehl 0x4 (BB), Delaney Zwiefelhofer 1x2 (Run, 2 RBIs, BB, 2B, 2 TBs), Laikyn Maidment 1x4 (Run, RBI, TB), Ryanna Keller 1x3 (Run, BB, TB), Mckenna Hilger 3x4 (2 RBIs, 3 TBs, K), Karley Rada 1x4 (TB).
Bloomer 14, Chetek-Weyerhaeuser 4
Thursday, May 0, 2021
Chetek-Weyer 200 200 X -4 5 2
Bloomer 333 212 X -14 12 4
WP: Emily Kuehl (6IP, 5H, 4R, 3ER, 0BB, 5K).
Hitting: Tori Jenneman 2x2 (3 Runs, 2 RBIs, HR, BB, 5 TBs, SB), Kylee Sedlacek 0x2 (Run, RBI, BB, Sac., SB, K), Calley Olson 2x2 (4 Runs, 2 RBIs, 2 HR, 2 BBs, 8 TBs, SB), Emily Kuehl 2x3 (2 Runs, 2 RBI, 2 TBs, 2 2Bs, BB), Delaney Zwiefelhofer 3x4 (Run, RBI, 2B, 4 TBs, K), Ryanna Keller 0x1 (Run, BB, SB, K), Laikyn Maidment 1x4 (RBI, TB, 2 Ks), Mckenna Hilger 0x2 (K), Elana Kuehl 1x3 (Run, 2 RBIs, 2B, 2 TBs), Karley Rada 1x2 (Run, BB, TB, SB).
Bloomer 11, Barron 1
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Game 1 of Double Header
Barron 000 10X X -1 4 0
Bloomer 434 00X X - 11 9 1
WP: Emily Kuehl (4.2IP, 4H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 10K).
Hitting: Kylee Sedlacek 2x4 (2 Runs, 2B, 3 TBs, SB), Calley Olson 0x0 (2 Runs, RBI, 2 BBs, SB), Emily Kuehl 0x3 (Run, BB, K), Delaney Zwiefelhofer 1x1 (2 Runs, 2 RBIs, TB), Isabelle Rubenzer 0x1 (K), Laikyn Maidment 2x3 (3 RBIs, SB), Ryanna Keller 1x1 (3 Runs, 2 BBs, TB, SB), Payton Meindel 0x1, Tyra Zwiefelhofer 0x1 (Run), Mckenna Hilger 1x2 (TB), Elana Kuehl 1x4 (2 RBIs) Karley Rada 1x2 (RBI, TB), Tori Jenneman 0x0.
Bloomer 10, Barron 0
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Game 2 of Double Header
Barron 000 00X X -0 1 3
Bloomer 304 21X X - 10 5 0
WP: Calley Olson (5IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 8K).
Hitting: Karley Rada 0x2 (3 Runs, 2 BBs), Kylee Sedlacek 0x3 (Run, BB), Calley Olson 0x1 (3 Runs, 2 BBs, 2 SBs), Emily Kuehl 1x2 (Run, 2 RBIs, 2 BBs, 3B, 3TBs), Delaney Zwiefelhofer 2x3 (Run, 3 RBIs, 2 TBs), Laikyn Maidment 0x2 (BB), Ryanna Keller 2x3 (Run, 2 RBIs, 2 TBs, K), Payton Meindel 0x0, Mckenna Hilger 0x1 (SB), Elana Kuehl 0x3 (RBI).
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