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No. 15 SL girls sweep Sioux City West in twin-bill

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Storm Lake, ranked 15th in Class 4A, combined for 27 hits in two games as the Tornadoes swept a doubleheader from Sioux City West by scores of 13-1 and 10-2 on Tuesday in Sioux City.

Storm Lake scored five runs in the second inning, four in the fourth and two in the fifth in the opener. The Tornadoes recorded 15 hits. Mackenzie Harder and Avery DeHaan led the way with three apiece. Maddy Raveling, Taylor Ripke and Lillie Hoffman all added two hits apiece. Abby Bodholdt, Cole Richardson and Hailey Anderson each had one hit.

DeHaan drove in four runs while Raveling, Richardson and Bodholdt all had two RBI apiece. Harder, Raveling, Anderson, Richardson and Hoffman all scored two runs.

DeHaan got the win. She allowed two hits and one earned run, walked one and struck out three.

Storm Lake totaled 12 hits in the nightcap. The Tornadoes scored three runs in the fourth, four in the sixth and two in the seventh.

Harder led the Tornadoes (22-3) with three hits. Anderson and Richardson each added two. DeHaan, Ripke, Hoffman, Bodholdt and Kennadie Miller all had one hit.

Harder and Richardson drove in two runs apiece. Anderson, Hoffman and DeHaan all had one RBI. Miller scored three runs and Anderson two.

Raveling was the winning pitcher. She allowed nine hits and two earned runs, walked one and struck out none in seven innings.

“We played two good games against Sioux City West,” Storm Lake coach Jenna Lullmann said. “Avery DeHaan and Maddy Raveling both did a great job pitching. Offensively, we were aggressive at the plate and put the ball in play throughout both games and played solid defense.”

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