The Hawley Nuggets managed only 3 hits off winning pitcher Chloe Brandt (7IP, 3H, 0R, 1BB, 15K) as Le Sueur-Henderson shutout the Section 8AA champs by the score of 5-0 in the Class AA State quarterfinals at Caswell Park in North Mankato on Tuesday afternoon. The Nuggest end their season with a final record of 24-3.
Grace Fleming had two of the Nuggets hits in three at bats and Madi Walker went 1-for-2 at the plate. Abby Rux (6IP, 7H, 5ER, 3BB, 9K) took the loss in the circle for Hawley.
Olivia Fritz (1-3, HR, 2RBI, R) homered for Le Sueur-Henderson, while Rhyan Fritz (2-2, 2B, RBI, 2R) and Zoe Thomson (2-3) had two hits each. Brandt went 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored and a run batted in, and Halle Bemmels had a single in 3 trips to the plate, scoring once. Dalaney Pavlo stole a base.