Girls Varsity Softball · Dempsey throws no-hitter as the Lady Cardinals defeat Bismark 16-0


Monday was a day Kristen Dempsey will remember forever as Dempsey threw a no-hitter in the Harmony Grove Lady Cardinals 16-0 victory over Bismark Lady Lions.

No Bismark Lady Lions batter was able to locate Dempsey’s pitches during the game. Dempsey threw a no-hitter, striking out seven batters and walking none while recording her momentous feat. She got #24 to strike out for the final out of the game.

The biggest inning for the Lady Cardinals was the first. In the inning the Harmony Grove scored 12 runs. The Lady Cardinals scored in the first on , an RBI single by Leighton Withers, an RBI triple by LJ Helmich, a three-run double by Joee Richey, a three-run home run by Faith Otts, an RBI single by Withers, an RBI single by Helmich, and an error.

Harmony Grove easily handled the Lady Lions pitching as six hitters combined for 12 hits, 10 RBIs and 13 runs scored.

#30 was the game’s losing pitcher. She allowed eight runs in one-third of an inning, walked four and struck out none.

The Lady Cardinals tacked on another four runs in the second. Withers’ single got things going, plating Josee Carman.