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Anoka rebounds beating Champlin Park. April 23 2014.
May 6, 2014By Anoka Softball of Anoka Fast Pitch Softball
It was a penetratingly cold afternoon with the wind and rain making for a very uncomfortable game in Champlin. With temperatures at about 41 degrees and a wind driving the light rain, the girls were doing calisthenics in the field to keep warm. Dayja Rosario lead off for Anoka with a double. After a sacrifice bunt and a walk of Taylor Chell, Megan Lindenfelser hit a single to score both runners. Champlin’s pitcher appeared to struggle with the conditions issues three consecutive walks bringing in one more run before closing out the inning. Champlin was held hitless in the bottom of the first. In the top of the second, Anoka’s Megan Lindenfelser hit a single but that was it for Anoka’s offense. In the second, Champlin was able to get a run back after a walk, a sacrifice bunt and a single. In the top of the third, Anoka’s only offense was a single by Laura King. In the bottom of the third, Champlin hit one single. With the score 3-1, entering the fourth inning, Anoka doubled their score with a walk by Dayja Rosario a single by Taylor Chell and a three run home run by Megan Lindenfelser. Champlin was retired in order in the fourth. In the top of the fifth, Anoka added two more runs on a double by Monica Sjodin, error by Champlin and a single by Dayja Rosario. Down 8-1, Champlin was able to chip away at Anoka’s lead with a leadoff walk and a double followed by an Anoka throwing error and fielder’s choice making the score 8-3. Megan Lindenfelser leadoff the top of the sixth with a single and was driven in on a double by Amber Elliott for a 9-3 score. In the bottom of the sixth, Champlin hit one single. In the seventh, Anoka added three more runs on a walk, a couple errors and a double by Morgan Paaverud. In the bottom of the seventh, trailing 12-3, Champlin hit a double to start the inning and was able to score one run on fielder’s choice for a final score of 12-4.
Megan Lindenfelser pitched all seven innings for Anoka.