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LANDSTHUL, Germany — Ramstein, behind shutouts by Jenn Morton and Victoria Apodaca, ran its string of scoreless innings to 29 Saturday with a sweep of Kaiserslautern in Division I high school softball.

The unbeaten Royals won 19-0 and 17-0.

In the opener, Heather Steele went 4-for-4 and drove in six runs, while Charlene Hamilton (2-for-2) drove in two runs.

Kaiserslautern center fielder Adriana Metoyer had a triple and three nice catches.

In the nightcap, Apodaca and Morton each went 3-for-3. Morton had a grand slam and six RBIs, while Apodaca had 3 RBIs.

Bitburg 13-27, AFNORTH 2-4

SPANGDAHLEM AB, Germany — Ashley Kazimer and Casey Martin combined for the sweep by the defending European Division II champions.

Freshman Kazmier combined with Martin to hold AFNORTH to four hits in the five-inning opener. They struck out 10.

In the nightcap, Martin started and picked up the victory as she and Kazimer combined on a two-hitter.

Julie Brei-Crawley was 4-for-8 in the twin bill with five RBIs; Kaitlyn Phillips (5-for-8) drove in five runs; junior catcher Amy Hughen went 3-for-4 and hit a solo home run, driving in seven runs; and Kristal Stapleton came off the bench in the second game to deliver a grand slam.

The sweep boosts Bitburg’s conference record to 3-1. AFNORTH is 1-3 in the league.

Patch 23-13, Mannheim 3-6

MANNHEIM, Germany — Lauren Sanchez pitched a one-hitter in the opener, ended after three innings by the two-hour time limit, then came back to win the nightcap.

Sanchez struck out eight of the nine Mannheim batters she faced in the opener, yielding only a single to Kim Noack.

Jessica Strom went 4-for-4 and Kelsey Russell was 3-for-3 for Patch.

Patch’s Tia Immell went 3-for-4 in the nightcap.

Sanchez struck out 12 in five innings of the second game, but was still unable to retire Noack, who went 3-for-3.

Patch (3-1) kept pace with Bitburg in the Division II race. Mannheim is 1-3 in D-II play.

In games for which no details were available at presstime, Wurzburg beat Heidelberg 8-7 in the opener of a doubleheader Thursday but dropped the nightcap 15-1.

Würzburg’s trobules continued on Friday, when it was swept by Lakenheath 23-3 and 16-0.

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