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Woes continue for Birds
DARLINGTON SENIOR Chelsie Golackson singled and came around to score the Redbirds lone run in Thursdays SWAL softball game at Cuba City.

    DARLINGTON – Hits and runs continue to be tough to come by for the Darlington Redbirds softball team.
    The Redbirds (0-10 overall, 0-6 SWAL) were shutout twice against Boscobel over the past week, falling at home 4-0 on Tuesday, April 24, and again at Boscobel, 7-0, on Monday April 30, and they were held to one run in losses at Cuba City, 7-1, on Thursday, April 26, and Belleville, 8-1, on Friday, April 27.
    Junior Bethany McDonald doubled in senior Chelsie Golackson for the lone run against the Cubans to snap a 23-inning scoreless streak for the Redbirds. Golackson and Taylor Crist (RBI) each had two hits against Belleville, while Lucy Heinberg had a double in that game.
    Darlington has upcoming SWAL games at home against Southwestern on Thursday, May 3 (4:30 p.m.), at Fennimore on Monday, April 7 (5 p.m.), and at Mineral Point on Tuesday, May 8 (5 p.m.).
Boscobel…... 000  004  0 – 4  5  0
Darlington…. 000  000  0 – 0  2  3
Leading Hitters: B– Davis 2x4. D– None.
W- Grassel (7IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 10K, 1BB). L- Alyssa Tuescher (7IP, 5H, 4R, 2ER, 2K, 3BB).
At Darlington, on Tuesday, April 24

Darlington…. 001  000  0 – 1    2  2
Cuba City….. 600  010  x – 7  10  0
Leading Hitters: D– 2B- Bethany McDonald. CC– Mc. Calvert 2x3, Holzemer 2x2.
W- Ryan (7IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 12K, 0BB). L- Alyssa Tuescher (6IP, 10H, 7R, 1ER, 1K, 3BB).
At Cuba City, on Thursday, April 26

Darlington…. 010  000  0 – 1    9  5
Belleville…… 014  300  x – 8  12  0
Leading Hitters: D– Chelsie Golackson 2x4, Taylor Crist 2x3. 2B- Lucy Heinberg. B– Legler 2x3, Everson 2x3, Weber 3x4, Winterburn 2x3. 2B- Winterburn.
W- Weber (7IP, 9H, 1R, 1ER, 11K, 1BB. L- Alyssa Tuescher (6IP, 12H, 8R, 5ER, 6K, 4BB).
At Belleville, on Friday, April 27

Darlington…. 000  000  0 – 0    3  2
Boscobel…… 002  410  x – 7  10  0
Leading Hitters: D– None. B– Manning 2x3, Wacker 2x4, Davis 2x3, Yahn 2x4. 2B- Wacker (2), Yahn (2).
W- Grassel (7IP, 3H, 0R, 11K, 1BB). L- Alyssa Tuescher (6IP, 10H, 7R, 7ER, 3K, 5BB).
At Boscobel, on Monday, April 30