Even though the Dakota Valley Panthers collected 5 hits to Madison’s 3, they still fell 8-5 Sunday, Aug. 30.

The Panthers got things moving in the 1st inning, when they scored a run on a stolen base.

Madison pulled away for good with 4 runs in the second inning. The Madison batter doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring a run. An error by DV scored a run for Madison, and #14 grounded out, scoring a run.

The Panthers tallied 3 runs in the third inning. The rally was led by a walk by Bailey Sample, an error on a ball put in play by Addie Dickson and a double by Emma Wiese.

Sample was in the circle for DV. She surrendered 8 runs on 3 hits over 4 innings, striking out 7.

Ashlyn Stusse, Emma Wiese, Ellie Wiese, Silja Gunderson and Rylee Rosenquist all had a hit to lead the Panthers.