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2013 Game Notes
 
August 10 / Maroon - White Games
 
 
 
 
 
 

These 3 photos courtesy of Pam Schwarting
 
August 23rd / PLHS 12 - Omaha Burke 0
Sam Dellinger and Taylor Pudenz combined for a no-hitter in the season opener.  The Monarch hitters
had 13 hits.  Julia Andersen and Emma Dargy led the attack as both hit homeruns, while Jordan
Van Roy and Gina Metzler both had a triple. 

These three photos courtesy of Pam Schwarting
 
August 24th / PLHS 7 - Millard West 3
This game was held at Millard West and was a fund raiser for the Wounded Warriors Program.
The Monarchs wore camouflage socks to support this worthy cause. 

Sam Dellinger and Julia Andersen each had two hits, and Emma Dargy hit a two-run homerun, her
second in two games.  Amanda Butera also hit a two-run homerun and made a great defensive play
on a short blooper behind the pitching circle to throw out a runner at home.  Andersen pitched
a complete game for the Monarchs. 

This photo courtesy of Pam Schwarting
 
August 27th / PLHS 10 - Lincoln East 0
Sam Dellinger and Taylor Pudenz combined for a 1-hitter.  Kylie Schwarting had 3 hits and scored
2 runs.  Julia Andersen has 2 hits and 3 RBI's.  Gina Metzler had 2 RBI's.  Alicia Baca, Caity
Vacanti, Sara Sempek and Lauren McNeil finished the game with 4 straight singles.  The Monarchs
moved to 3-0 on the short season. 
 
August 30th - Marian Invitational / PLHS 6 - Bellevue West 1
Julia Andersen pitched a 5-hitter and also had 2 hits.  Gina Metzler had 2 hits and 3 stolen bases.
Sam Dellinger had 2 hits including a double and 3 RBI's.  Kylie Schwarting added 2 RBI's.
 
August 31st - Marian Invitational / PLHS 2 - Papillion-Lavista South 0
Sam Dellinger pitched a 3 hit shutout.  Julie Andersen had a triple and Jordan Van Roy and
Alicia Baca had RBI singles. 
 
August 31st - Marian Invitational / PLHS 8 - Millard South 1
Julia Andersen pitched a 4-hitter.  Sam Dellinger had 2 doubles and 3 RBI's.  Gina Metzler had
2 hits and 2 stolen bases.  Alicia Baca added a 2 RBI double.  Amanda Butera also had a double.
 
September 3rd / PLHS 5 - Omaha Central 2
Gina Metzler and Jordan Van Roy each had 3 hits as the 7-0 Monarchs defeated previously
unbeaten Omaha Central.  Julia Andersen pitched a complete game with 9 strikeouts, and added 2 hits
and 2 RBI's.  Sam Dellinger also had 2 hits and 2 RBI's. 
 
September 5th / PLHS 5 - Millard South 3
The Monarchs remained undefeated with their second win in 5 days over the two-time defending State
Champions.  Gina Metzler led the Monarch attack with 4 hits while Sam Dellinger had 3 RBI's.  Dellinger
and Julia Andersen combined efforts in the circle for the win.  Lauren McNeil hit a long homerun in the
4th inning, her first of the season. 

This photo courtesy of Jen Andersen
 
September 6th - Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Invitational / PLHS 15 - Gretna 3
The Monarchs hit three homeruns as Julia Andersen and Amanda Butera each hit their second of the season
and Sam Dellinger her first to win the first game of the Papillion-LaVista South / Westside Invitational. 
The three homeruns were part of a 13 runs scored in the second inning. 
 
September 6th - Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Invitational / PLHS 5 - Papillion-LaVista South 0
The undefeated Monarchs shut out the cross town Titans for the second time in 6 days.  Emma Dargy and
Amanda Butera each drove in and scored a run.  Julia Andersen pitched a 5-hit shutout.
September 7th - Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Invitational / PLHS 10 - Omaha Skutt 1
Seniors Caity Vacanti and Taylor Pudenz had RBI singles for the 11-0 Monarchs, and Julia Andersen
pitched a 4-hit complete game.  The Monarchs won the Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Tournament.

Photos courtesy of Pam Schwarting

 Photo courtesy of Gil Baca

Photos courtesy of Stacy Van Roy
 
September 10th / PLHS 15 - Omaha Benson 2
The Monarchs were leading 3-1 in the top of the 4th inning when the game was suspended due to rain.
Play resumed on September 12th, when the team improved their record to 12-0 on the year.  Emma
Dargy hit a 3-run homerun, her third of the year, while Julia Andersen, Amanda Butera, Sam
Dellinger and Kylie Schwarting each had 3 hits each.  The team totalled 20 hits in the game. 
 
September 14th / Metro Conference Tournament / PLHS 6 - Bellevue West 3
Amanda Butera hit her third homerun of the year, Jordan Van Roy hit her first and Gina Metzler
added two hits for the Monarchs. 
 
September 14th / Metro Conference Tournament / PLHS 9 - Omaha Central 1
Julia Andersen had two hits and earned the pitching victory.  Sam Dellinger and Lauren McNeil also
had two hits in the game. 
 
September 16th / Metro Conference Tournament / PLHS 4 - Millard West 3
The Monarchs pulled out the win in 8 innings.  Julia Andersen was pitched a complete game for the
victory.  Sam Dellinger had 2 RBI's including the game winner on a sacrifice fly.
 
September 16th / Metro Conference Tournament / PLHS 5 - Millard South 2
The Monarchs won the Metro Conference Tournament Championship for the first time since 2009 with
their third win of the season over the defending state champions.  Sam Dellinger pitched a complete game for
the victory, shutting out the Patriots after the first inning.  The Monarchs scored 3 runs in the first inning on
an RBI single by Jordan Van Roy and a 2 RBI double by Amanda Butera.  Van Roy ended with 2 hits, while
Lauren McNeil had a double and scored the 4th run.  Kylie Schwarting had an RBI single to drive in Mallory
Sotak for the 5th run.    

Photos courtesy of Ron Osborn

Photos courtesy of Pam Schwarting
 
September 17th / PLHS 8 - Millard North 0
Kylie Schwarting stole 3 bases, scored two runs, and had 2 RBI's to lead the Monarchs.  Julia Andersen
and Taylor Pudenz combined in the circle to shut out the Mustangs for their 17th win of the year.

Photos courtesy of Stacy Van Roy
 
September 20th / Papillion-LaVista Invitational / PLHS 8 - Omaha Burke 0
Emma Dargy led an 11 hit attack with her 4th homerun of the season.  Amanda Butera and Hayleigh
Evans each had doubles.  Gina Metzler had 3 hits while Kylie Schwarting added two hits including a triple.
 
September 20th / Papillion-LaVista Invitational / PLHS 7 - Lincoln Southwest 8
The Silverhawks won in extra innings to hand the Monarchs their first loss of the season. 
Kylie Schwarting had 4 hits and 3 RBI's.  Julia Andersen added two hits and Gina Metzler hit a triple. 
 
September 21st / Papillion-LaVista Invitational / PLHS 13 - Omaha Central 0
Sam Dellinger and Taylor Pudenz combined in the circle to shut out the Eagles.  Lauren McNeil had 3
hits including a double.  Kylie Schwarting also had 3 hits and 3 RBI's.  Jordan Van Roy had 2 hits
including a triple.  Amanda Butera also had two hits. 
 
September 21st / Papillion-LaVista Invitational / PLHS 6 - Papillion-LaVista South 3
Gina Metzler had 2 hits and 2 RBI's.  Sam Dellinger also had 2 RBI's.  Taylor Pudenz had a big hit
which was a single that got by the Titan's right fielder and scored on the play to give the Monarchs
the lead.  Through the end of this tournament, the Monarchs are 20-1 on the season. 
 
September 24th / PLHS 10 - Papillion-LaVista South 1
Sam Dellinger pitched a complete game for the Monarchs.  Julia Andersen had 4 hits and Gina Metzler
had three. 
 
September 24th / PLHS 12 - Omaha Bryan 0
Gina Metzler led off the bottom of the first inning with an inside the park homerun and had two hits in the game. 
Caity Vacanti doubled twice to the left center field fence while Taylor Pudenz and Jordan Van Roy both
had RBI triples.  Sara Sempek and Jordan Kimball each added an RBI single.  Pudenz picked up the win
in the circle by throwing a shutout against the Bears with 6 strikeouts.  
 
September 26th / Lincoln Southeast Invitational
The tournament was cancelled due to overnight rains.  The Monarchs were to play Lincoln Northstar, Blair and
McCook.  The games will not be made up. 
 
October 1st / PLHS 13 - Omaha Northwest 0 - SENIOR NIGHT
This is an annual event where we say good-bye and thank you to our senior girls who have been a part of
the program and will graduate in the Spring of 2013.  Traditional festivities included the seniors and their parents being
introduced prior to the varsity game and a post game chili feed.  This years Seniors include Hayleigh Evans, Lauren
McNeil, Gina Metzler, Taylor Pudenz, Kylie Schwarting and Caity Vacanti.  Prior to their senior year, these
girls have been part of 3 State Tournament appearances including the the 2010 Class A State Championship
and two consecutive third place finishes. 

Taylor Pudenz and Clara Dargy combined for the shutout with Dargy getting the last out of the game on a
strikeout for the Monarchs.  The win was Coach Todd Petersen's 200th win since taking over as the
head coach during the 2007 season. 
 
October 3rd / PLHS 8 - Omaha Westside 0
Lauren McNeil hit her second homerun of the season and had 3 RBI's.  Gina Metzler had 2 hits and 4 stolen
bases for the Monarchs. 
 
October 5th / PLHS 13 - Lincoln Southeast 0
Sara Sempek hit two homeruns and had 3 RBI's.  Senior Taylor Pudenz hit her first career homerun.
 
October 5th / PLHS 9 - Omaha Burke 1
Gina Metzler, Julia Andersen and Amanda Butera each had 3 hits.  Senior Lauren McNeil hit her third homerun
of the year. 
 
October 7th / PLHS 5 - Bellevue West 1
Julia Andersen went 3 for 4 at the plate and pitched a complete game for the Monarchs.  Gina Metzler,
Kylie Schwarting, Taylor Pudenz, Hayleigh Evans and Sara Sempek each had 2 hits. 
 
The Monarchs go into district play with a 27-1 record on the regular season. 
 
October 10th / Districts / PLHS 17 - Omaha Northwest 0
Hayleigh Evans had 3 hits.  Taylor Pudenz, Sam Dellinger and Clara Dargy combined for a 1-hit shutout.
 
October 10th / Districts / PLHS 4 - Bellevue West 1
Sam Dellinger had 2 doubles with 2 RBI's.  Amanda Butera also had two doubles.  Julia Andersen pitched
a complete game for the victory. 
 
October 11th / Districts / PLHS 11 - Bellevue West 2
Amanda Butera had 3 hits, Emma Dargy had 2 hits including a grand slam homerun.  Gina Metzler, Kylie
Schwarting, Sara Sempek and Hayeligh Evans all had 2 hits.  Sam Dellinger had a complete game
pitching victory.  All 6 seniors played in their last game at Volunteer Field and had 8 hits among them. 
Another District championship and our 21st State Tournament appearance. 
 
Going To State

Photos Courtesy Of Pam Schwarting
 
October 16th / Nebraska State Tournament / PLHS 10 - Millard West 2
Gina Metzler had 3 hits, 2 stolen bases, a walk and 3 RBI's, Sam Dellinger and Emma Dargy each had a walk,
a double and a homerun, with Dellinger having 3 RBI's and Dargy 2 RBI's.  Amanda Butera, Julia Andersen
and Jordan Van Roy also had 1 hit each with Andersen pitching a complete game as the Monarchs won the
first game of 2013 Nebraska State Tournament.


Photos Courtesy Of Pam Schwarting and Jim Kimball
 
October 17th / Nebraska State Tournament / PLHS 10 - Lincoln North Star 3
Sam Dellinger and Emma Dargy each hit their second homeruns of the tournament, while Lauren McNeil had two
hits including a homerun.  Gina Metzler and Kylie Schwarting each had 2 hits, while Amanda Butera,
Jordan Van Roy, Hayleigh Evans  had 1 hit each.  Julia Andersen had three hits and pitched her second
complete game as the Monarchs have won their first two games of 2013 Nebraska State Tournament.
 
October 17th / Nebraska State Tournament / PLHS 1 - Millard South 9
Kylie Schwarting hit a solo homerun for the Monarchs only run.  The loss was the team's first of the tournament.
Julia Andersen had 3 hits and took the loss in the circle.  Emma Dargy had the team's other hit. 

Photo Courtesy Of Pam Schwarting
 
October 18th / Nebraska State Tournament / PLHS 11 - Millard West 1
Emma Dargy had 2 hits including a 3 run homerun.  Julia Andersen, Kylie Schwarting and Taylor Pudenz each
had two hits, while Gina Metzler had 3 hits.  Sam Dellinger, Amanda Butera, Lauren McNeil and Hayliegh
Evans had the teams other hits.  Andersen earned the victory in the circle and Pudenz threw one inning in relief.
 
October 18th / Nebraska State Tournament / PLHS 7 - Millard South 4
Kylie Schwarting had 2 hits and Lauren McNeil had 3 as the Monarchs forced another game for the Class A
state championship.  Gina Metzler, Sam Dellinger, Julia Andersen, Amanda Butera and Taylor Pudenz had
the team's other hits.

Photos Courtesy Of Pam Schwarting and Jim Kimball
 
October 18th / Nebraska State Tournament / PLHS 4 - Millard South 13
Gina Metzler was 4 for 4 at the plate with 2 RBI's while Lauren McNeil and Hayleigh Evans each had 2 hits.
Emma Dargy and Taylor Pudenz also had hits for the Monarchs.  With the loss, the girls finished the season at
34-3 and were the Class A State Runners-Up. 
 

Top Left Photo Courtesy of Ron Osborne, Top Middle Photo Courtesy Of Jim Kimball, All Other Photos Courtesy of Pam Schwarting