Dirt Devil 10s Red post 2-0 day two state tourney record; surpass 40 wins on season including 20 consecutive


After winning Friday evening, Dirt Devil 10s Red played two more games on Saturday during the Class C Nebraska Fastpitch State Championships.

From Hastings, Dirt Devil 10s Red first won 5-3 Friday night against St. Paul Gold 10U.

On Saturday, the Dirt Devils (40-3-1) won 7-4 over Cavalry 10U Stuhr and 7-6 against Hastings Crush 10U. The Dirt Devils have now won 20 straight.

In the win over Cavalry Stuhr, Dirt Devil 10s Red led 2-1 after the first inning. Following a scoreless second, the Dirt Devils posted a five-run third before Cavalry Stuhr scored three runs in the fourth. Final favored Dirt Devil 10s Red winning 7-4 and winning the hit department, 6-2.

Harper Hanson singled twice, drove in two runs and scored while MaKenna Williamson singled, drove in a run and scored twice.

Abbey Kowalewski and Zoe Myer both singled, drove in a run and scored; Nora Heithold singled and scored twice as Izzy Ruwe accounted for a RBI.

Hanson (86 pitches) picked up the win in four innings allowing four runs (two earned) off two hits while striking out four batters, walking six and hitting two. Williamson (8) worked an inning striking out one batter.

During the victory against Hastings Crush, Dirt Devil 10s Red led 3-1 after the first inning. Hastings Crush then posted a three-run second and two more runs in the top of the third to lead 6-3. Dirt Devil 10s Red answered with two of their own runs in the home half of the third before scoring twice in the fourth thanks to a Abbey Kowalewski walk-off run scoring off three throwing errors (Kiersten Allen scored from second). Final favored Dirt Devil 10s Red winning 7- 6 as both teams recorded five hits.

Hanson doubled twice, drove in a run and scored twice while Myer singled and drove in two runs.

Williamson singled, drove in a run and scored; Heithold singled and scored; Rebecca Fowle accounted for a RBI and run scored as single runs came from Kowalewski and Allen.

Williamson (72 pitches) picked up the complete game victory allowing six runs (three earned) off five hits while striking out five batters and walking three.