Lindsey Dunn pitched a one-hitter in the opener and Kayla Haven won the nightcap Saturday as Ramstein swept Wiesbaden 4-0 and 10-3 at Ramstein Air Base.
Dunn fanned eight in winning the first game over Wiesbaden’s Jessica Smith. Smith allowed three first-inning runs before controlling the Lady Royals most of the rest of the way.
“She throws hard,” Ramstein coach Kent Groschuesch said.
Alex Brokaw, however, had little difficulty in handling Smith, going 3-for-3.
Catcher Deb Dias backed Haven with a 4-for-4 effort in the nightcap as the Lady Royals improved to 8-0 in Division I. They’ll host Lakenheath (7-1) this Saturday for the D-1 regular-season crown.
Jamie Beach went 2-for-3 for Ramstein, which got two doubles from Hannah Bergeron. Kayla Branham was 2-for-2 in the finale for Wiesbaden (5-5, 3-5).
In other softball doubleheaders:
Lakenheath 11-5, Heidelberg 10-8Friday at Heidelberg, Garrielle Alexander limited Lakenheath to seven hits in the nightcap to handed the Lancers their first loss of the season.
My Lynn Dumlao drove in two runs for Heidelberg (5-5 overall, 4-4 in D-1), which got three stolen bases from Jessica Anderson.
Rebecca Groff struck out seven Heidelberg batters and picked up the victory in the opener for Lakenheath. Groff, who took the loss in the second game, drove in two runs in the opener to help Lakenheath overcome five RBIs by Heidelberg’s Brittany Bailey.
Lakenheath 16-18, Kaiserslautern 2-3On Saturday at Kaiserslautern, Groff and Brynn Lipor were the winning pitchers as Lakenheath swept and improved to 9-1 overall, 7-1 in D-1.
Groff tossed a three-hitter and struck out six in the opener. Lipor went the distance, allowing four hits, in a game ended after four innings.
Kili Smith took two losses for Kaiserslautern (4-6, 2-6 D-1).
Bitburg 18-5, Baumholder 3-0On Friday at Baumholder, Sandra Davidson and Ashley Kazimer each went the six-inning distance, each striking out nine, in pitching the Division II leaders to the sweep of their Division III hosts.
Chelsea Bayne homered for Bitburg (9-1 overall) in the opener. Baumholder fell to 5-5, despite a 2-for-2 performance in the opener by Jolinda Melvin.
Mannheim 19-26, Hanau 4-1Saturday at Mannheim, Germany, Bryttani Seiloakitau and Ansley Harrison picked up victories for the home team.
Mannheim is 4-4 overall, 2-2 in D-2. Hanau is 0-8, 0-4.