Blue Jays stay hot in doubleheader sweep at Bismarck Legacy

The Blue Jays had two players go 4-for-4 in the first game, McKenna Nold and Katie Falk.

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The Blue Jays' Violet Bohl (2) slides into home on a passed ball during the second game of a doubleheader against Turtle Mountain Community on Monday, May 8, at Lyle "Trapper" Lawrence Field.
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BISMARCK — The Jamestown Blue Jays scored five runs in the first inning and didn’t slow down from there getting a 13-0 win over Bismarck Legacy on Tuesday, May 9, at the Starion Bank Softball Field.

The Blue Jays got it started two batters into the first inning as Rylee Joseph hit a run-scoring single to make it 1-0. The first six Jays reached in the top of the first as the lead ballooned to 4-0. After the first out was recorded, the Jays’ Sophia Bond would hit a single to make it 5-0. The Jays tacked on another one in the second before blowing the game open in the third when they scored seven runs on seven hits, had two walks and reached on one error as the lead moved to 13-0.

The Blue Jays’ Katie Falk did it all in the first game as she went 4-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs at the plate and pitched a complete game shutout, giving up five hits and striking out four.

JHS 13, LHS 0

JHS: 5 1 7 0 0–13 15 0


LHS: 0 0 0 0 0–0 5 2

WP: Katie Falk, LP: Abigail Funk

Scoring Plays:

First inning:

JHS: Rylee Joseph RBI double, Ella Falk scores

JHS: Katie Falk RBI single, Joseph scores

JHS: Makenna Nold RBI single, Jada Walter scores

JHS: Sophia Bond RBI single, K. Falk scores, Nold scores on the throw


Second inning:

JHS: Addison Graves bases-loaded walk, Joseph scores

Third inning:

JHS: Walter RBI single, Leah Trumbauer scores

JHS: K. Falk two-run double, Joseph, Walter score

JHS: Nold two-run HR, K. Falk scores

JHS: Trumbauer RBI single, Graves scores, Bond scores on the throw

Blue Jays get big win in game two:

Eight of the nine Blue Jays in the lineup got at least one hit and the offense carried them to a 12-1 win over the Sabers in the second game of the doubleheader.


The Blue Jays (17-7, 10-2) continued to start quickly as the first two batters of the game reached and they scored four runs in the inning to go up 4-0. The Sabers (5-13, 4-6) got one back when Elise Stewart hit an RBI single to score Summer Hanna and cut the deficit to 4-1 in the second. The Blue Jays immediately responded as Addison Graves hit a solo shot in the third to push the lead out to 5-1. The Jays added two more in the fourth and five in the fifth to get the 12-1 win.

The Blue Jays' leading hitter in the game was Joseph who went 4-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs.

The Blue Jays are now on an 11-game winning streak, which is the longest in the WDA and is tied for the longest in the entire state with Renville County’s 11-game winning streak. Over this winning streak, the Blue Jays have outscored their opponents 157-38.

The Blue Jays are back in action at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, when they take on Williston.

JHS 12, LHS 1

JHS: 4 0 1 2 5–12 12 1

LHS: 0 1 0 0 0–1 3 2

WP: Makenna Nold, LP: Brynn Arnold


Scoring plays:

First inning:

JHS: Torrie Mack RBI double, E. Falk, Joseph score, Nold scores on the throw

JHS: Avery Graves reaches on an error, Mack scores, unearned

Second inning:

LHS: Elise Stewart RBI single, Summer Hanna scores

Third inning:

JHS: Ad. Graves solo HR


Fourth inning:

JHS: K. Falk RBI single, Joseph scores on the throw

JHS: Ad. Graves hit by pitch, K. Falk scores

Fifth inning:

JHS: K. Falk sacrifice fly, Joseph scores

JHS: Mack reaches on an error, Walter scores

JHS: Nold scores

My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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