Yellowjackets pick up win against TRF

Perham swept by Hawley, split doubleheader with Thief River Falls


The Perham softball team picked up a win against Thief River Falls in a doubleheader Thursday, May 20. The Yellowjackets won the first game 3-2 but lost the second game 8-7.

Katie Johnson had another good outing for the Yellowjackets in game one, giving up four hits and two runs over seven innings while walking four batters and striking out seven.

The Prowlers scored first in the second inning, but the Yellowjackets answered in the bottom of the third with a run. They pulled ahead in the fourth when they added another run. TRF tied it up in the top of the sixth, but Perham responded with another run in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead and ultimately win the game.

Hannah Hunter had a good night at the plate with three hits, and Grayce Mickelson had one hit and one RBI.

The Yellowjackets lost the second game of the doubleheader by a slim margin of one run. Perham started strong offensively, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first and adding another in the bottom of the second inning. They also scored one run in the fourth and one run in the sixth, but it wasn't quite enough to overtake the Prowlers. TRF scored three runs in the second inning and one in the third before adding one run in the fifth and three more in the sixth for a final score of 8-7.


Steph Meissner pitched for the Yellowjackets and gave up 10 hits and eight runs over seven innings. She walked two and struck out one batter. Johnson had three hits and four runs in the game, Lily Lorenson had two hits, two RBIs, and one run, and Alivia Trepanier drove in three runs for the Yellowjackets as well.

The Yellowjackets are 8-8 on the season. They travel to Park Rapids Tuesday, May 25, for a 4:30 p.m. game against Park Rapids Area.

Yellowjackets 3, Prowlers 2 (Game 1)


TRF 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 2 4 1

PER 0 0 1 1 0 1 x - 3 7 3

WP-Katie Johnson (PER)

LP-Claire Rogalla (TRF)


PER-Grayce Mickelson 1H, 1RBI; Emma Daniels 1H, 1R; Marissa Hopwood 1H; Hannah Hunter 3H; Elayna Kawlewski 1H


PER-Katie Johnson 7IP, 4H, 2R, 1ER, 4BB, 7K; TRF-Claire Rogalla 6IP, 7H, 3R, 2ER, 2BB, 6K

Prowlers 8, Yellowjackets 7 (Game 2)


TRF 0 3 1 0 1 3 0 - 8 10 1

PER 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 - 7 11 1

WP-H. Rogalla (TRF)


LP-Steph Meissner (PER)

PER-Grayce Mickelson 1H; Katie Johnson 3H, 4R; Lily Lorenson 2H, 2RBI, 1R; Leah Honer 1H, 1RBI, 1R; Alivia Trepanier 1H, 3RBI, 1R; Hannah Hunter 1H; Steph Meissner 2H


PER-Steph Meissner 7IP, 10H, 8R, 2BB, 1K; TRF-H. Rogalla 7IP, 11H, 7R, 3BB, 4K

Nuggets sweep Yellowjackets

Perham struggled to get its offense going in a doubleheader against Hawley Tuesday, May 18, losing 7-0 and 9-2.

Hawley's pitcher Abigail Rux allowed just one hit in the shutout by the Nuggets in the first game. Grayce Mickelson had the lone hit for the Yellowjackets.

In the second game, Perham got on the board in the first inning with two runs, but that would be the team's only scoring in the game. Hawley scored five in the bottom of the first and added four more runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Mickelson took the loss after pitching four innings and giving up 12 hits and nine runs. She was relieved by Lauren Schreader, who pitched two innings and allowed one hit.

Nuggets 7, Yellowjackets 0 (Game 1)


HAW 2 3 0 0 1 0 1 - 7 10 0

PER 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0

WP-Abigail Rux (HAW)

LP-Steph Meissner (PER)

PER-Grayce Mickelson 1H


PER-Steph Meissner 7IP, 10H, 7R, 2BB, 1K; HAW-Abigail Rux 7IP, 1H, 14K

Nuggets 9, Yellowjackets 2 (Game 2)


PER 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 6 0

HAW 5 0 0 4 0 0 x - 9 13 0

WP-Hastings (HAW)

LP-Grayce Mickelson (PER)

PER-Katie Johnson 2H, 1R; Lily Lorenson 1H, 1R, 1RBI; Emma Daniels 1H; Alivia Trepanier 1H, 1RBI; Steph Meissner 1H


PER-Grayce Mickelson 4IP, 12H, 9R, 1BB, 1K; Lauren Schreader 2IP, 1H, 1BB, 2K; HAW-Hastings 7IP, 6H, 2R, 10K

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