2012 Game Notes

Game Photos

August 17th / PLHS 13 - Omaha Burke 1

Gina Metzler and Sam Dellinger each had 3 hits and 2 RBI's.  Alicia Baca had 3 hits with 1 RBI.  Taylor Wachholtz and Kaylee Povich each had 2 hits and 2 RBI's.  Julie Andersen and Amanda Butera added 2 RBI singles.  Dellinger earned the win in the circle in her first varsity game as the Monarchs won the season opener.  

August 18th - PLHS 1 - Millard West 9

Julia Andersen reached base 3 times and had the Monarchs only hit, which was an RBI double.  Lauren McNeil also reached base twice.  

August 21st / PLHS 11 - Lincoln East 0

Taylor Wachholtz was 3 for 3 with 3 RBI's.  Sam Dellinger was 2 for 3 and also had 3 RBI's.  Kaylee Povich was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI's.  Alicia Baca and Amanda Butera both hit a double.  Ginz Metzler had 3 stolen bases.  Dellinger earned the win in the circle with a 4 hit shutout.  

August 21st / PLHS 12 - Lincoln East 6

Kaylee Povich was 4 for 5 with 4 RBI's.  Taylor Wachholtz also was 4 for 5 with 2 RBI's.  Gina Metzler and Julia Andersen had 3 hits each.  Sam Dellinger and Kylie Schwarting each had 2 hits.  Andersen picked up the win in the circle.  

August 24th / PLHS 6 - Omaha Marian 0

Julia Andersen pitched a 3 hit shutout with 10 strikeouts.  Sam Dellinger was 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI.  Gina Metzler had 2 hits and 2 stolen bases.  Taylor Wachholtz had 2 hits and an RBI.  

August 25th / PLHS 4 - Millard West 9

Sam Dellinger had 2 extra base hits while Julia Andersen, Taylor Wachholtz and Jordan Kimball each had 1 hit.  

August 28th / PLHS 5 - Millard North 4

Taylor Wachholtz was 4 for 4 at the plate with 4 RBI's and 2 stolen bases.  Sam Dellinger had an RBI single.  Gina Metzler, Julia Andersen and Kaylee Povich had the other hits.  Lauren McNeil had 2 sacrifice flies.  Dellinger and Andersen combined for the victory in the circle.  

August 28th / PLHS 13 - Millard North 5

Gina Metzler was 4 for 5 with 3 stolen bases.  Taylor Wachholtz was 3 for 5 with 3 runs and 3 RBI's.  Alicia Baca added 2 hits including a triple.  Hayleigh Evans and Julia Andersen each had 2 hits.  Kylie Schwarting and Emma Dargy had the other hits.  

August 29th / PLHS 16 - Omaha Bryan 0

Caity Vacanti hit a double and scored 3 runs.  Gina Metzler and Kylie Schwarting had 2 hits each.  The team's other hits were by Lauren McNeil, Emma Dargy, Taylor Wachholtz, Julia Andersen, Sam Dellinger and Hayleigh Evans.  Andersen and Dellinger combined on a 1 hit shutout.  

September 1st / PLHS 5 - Ralston 0

Julia Andersen threw a 2 hit shutout with 7 strikeouts, and added 2 hits and an RBI.  Gina Metzler had a base hit and 3 stolen bases.  Hayleigh Evans and Kylie Schwarting each had a base hit.  

September 1st / PLHS 10 - Lincoln Pius X 5

Julia Andersen earned the win in the circle in relief of Sam Dellinger.  Dellinger doubled and tripled at the place with 2 RBI's.  Taylor Wachholtz had 2 hits and 2 runs.  Emma Dargy and Andersen each hit a triple.  Amanda Butera, Hayleigh Evans and Gina Metzler each had 1 hit.  

September 1st / PLHS 4 - Millard West 5

Taylor Wachholtz, Julia Andersen and Emma Dargy each had RBI singles.  Sam Dellinger hit a double and scored the go ahead run.  The Monarchs were one out and a bad hop single away from winning the Millard North Invitational and defeating the top ranked and undefeated Wildcats.  

September 4th / PLHS 3 - Omaha Westside 0

Gina Metzler had 3 hits with 2 RBI's and Kylie Schwarting had 3 hits and 2 stolen bases.  Sam Dellinger had a double, while Kaylee Povich, Amanda Butera, Julia Andersen and Hayleigh Evans had the team's other hits.  Andersen pitched a 3 hit shutout for the win in the circle.  

September 6th / PLHS 8 - Bellevue East 1

Julia Andersen had 3 hits including a 2 run homerun.  Kylie Schwarting and Emma Dargy also had 3 hits while Amanda Butera and Taylor Wachholtz each had 2 hits.  Alicia Baca, Hayleigh Evans and Sam Dellinger had the team's other hits.  Dellinger earned the pitching victory.  

September 6th / PLHS 7 - Bellevue West 0

Julia Andersen, Amanda Butera, Taylor Wachholtz and Sam Dellinger each had 2 hits with Andersen pitching a shutout.  Gina Metzler, Hayleigh Evans, Kaylee Povich, Alicia Baca and Kylie Schwarting had the team's other hits.  

September 6th / PLHS 2 - Millard West 4

Sam Dellinger and Sara Sempek had the Monarch's only hits.  

September 11th / PLHS 1 - Millard South 3

Taylor Wachholtz, Kylie Schwarting and Emma Dargy had the team's only hits.  

September 14th / PLHS 8 - Omaha Gross 1

Sam Dellinger pitched a 3 hitter and was 3 for 3 at the plate with a double.  Lauren McNeil hit a homerun, while Hayleigh Evans and Julia Andersen each had 2 hits.  Kylie Schwarting, Emma Dargy, Gina Metzler, Amanda Butera and Taylor Wachholtz had the other hits.  

September 14th / PLHS 6 - Lincoln Southeast 2

Emma Dargy hit a game ending grand slam homerun.  Julia Andersen had 2 hits.  Gina Metzler, Taylor Wachholtz and Amanda Butera each had 1 hit.  

September 15th / PLHS 3 - Millard North 0

Julia Andersen pitched a 2 hits shutout.  Amanda Butera had 2 hits and 2 RBI's.  Kylie Schwarting had 2 hits and 2 stolen bases.  Gina Metzler, Emma Dargy and Taylor Wachholtz had the team's other hits.  

September 15th / PLHS 1 - Papillion-LaVista South 8

Amanda Butera has 2 hits with an RBI.  Gina Metzler and Hayleigh Evans each had a hit.  

September 18th / PLHS 7 - Papillion-LaVista South 9

Taylor Wachholtz had 2 hits included a 3 run triple.  Sam Dellinger had 2 hits.  Gina Metzler, Emma Dargy, Kylie Schwarting and Hayleigh Evans each had a base hit.  

September 22nd / PLHS 11 - Lincoln Southwest 0

Julia Andersen was 3 for 3 at the plate with a double and 3 RBI's and pitched a 1 hit shutout.  Gina Metzler and Taylor Wachholtz each had 2 hits.  Sam Dellinger, Alicia Baca, Emma Dargy and Kylie Schwarting had the team's other hits.  

September 22nd / PLHS 8 - Norfolk 0

Sam Dellinger was 3 for 3 at the plate with 2 doubles and 3 RBI's and pitched a 4 hit shutout.  Hayleigh Evans had 2 hits.  Gina Metzler, Taylor Wachholtz a nd Julia Andersen had the team's other hits

September 22nd / PLHS 10 - Norris 0

The Monarchs won their bracket of the Lincoln Southeast Invitational with this victory.  Julia Andersen earned the win in the circle with a 3 hitter.  Taylor Wachholtz led a 13 hit attack with 3 hits and 3 RBI's.  Gina Metzler, Emma Dargy and Hayleigh Evans each had 2 hits.  sam Dellinger hit a double, while Amanda Butera, Kylie Schwarting and Alicia Baca each had 1 hit.  

September 25th / PLHS 16 - Omaha North 0

Sam Dellinger pitched a 2 hit shutout.  Alicia Baca was 2 for 2 with 2 doubles.  Kylie Schwarting was also 2 for 2 with a triple, while Dellinger was 2 for 2 with a double.  Julia Andersen and Amanda Butera each hit a double, with Kaylee Povich and Jordan Kimball also had hits.  Senior Maddie Hoaglund had a 2 run single for her first varsity hit.  

September 27th / PLHS 8 - Omaha Central 2

Julia Andersen had 14 strikeouts and picked up the win in the circle and had 1 hit at the plate.  Amanda Butera was 3 for 4 with 2 RBI's and Kylie Schwarting was 2 for 3 with an inside the park homerun and 2 RBI's.  Gina Metzler had 2 hits and 3 stolen bases.  Hayleigh Evans had 2 hits and Sam Dellinger hit a double.  

September 29th / PLHS 8 - Lincoln Southeast 0

Sam Dellinger pitched a 2 hits shutout, hit a 3 run homerun and her 15th double of the season.  Hayleigh Evans, Taylor Wachholtz and Julia Andersen added 2 hits each.  Gina Metzler, Amanda Butera, Emma Dargy and Alicia Baca also had base hits.  

September 29th / PLHS 13 - Lincoln Southeast 0

Julia Andersen pitched a 1 hitter to complete a double header shutout sweep of the Knights.  Sara Sempek hit a 2 run homerun, Emma Dargy had a 3 run triple and Gina Metzler had 3 hits to pace the Monarchs. Kylie Schwarting and Taylor Wachholtz each had 2 hits, while Hayleigh Evans, Sam Dellinger and Jordan Kimball each had 1 hit.  

October 2nd / PLHS 16 - Omaha South 1 - SENIOR NIGHT

It was senior night for our two seniors, Maddie Hoaglund and Taylor Wachholtz.  Sam Dellinger earned the victory in the circle with a 3 hitter.  Kylie Schwarting had 2 hits including a 3 run inside the park homerun.  Gina Metzler, Hayleigh Evans and Kaylee Povich each had 2 hits.  Amanda Butera, Taylor Wachholtz. Lauren McNeil, Caity Vacanti, Taylor Hall, Kerri Wachholtz and Julia Andersen had 1 hit each to complete a balanced Monarch attack.


The Monarchs completed the regular season with a 23-7 record.  

October 4th / PLHS 9 - Columbus 1

Districts - Game #1 - Sam Dellinger earned the victory in the circle and had 2 hits including a 2 run homerun.  Kylie Schwarting had 3 hits and 3 stolen bases.  Gina Metzler and Taylor Wachholtz each had 2 hits while Alicia Baca hit a double.  Julia Andersen and Hayleigh Evans had the team's other hits.  

October 4th / PLHS 7 - Norfolk 1

Districts - Game #2 - The girls stole 12 bases in the game to tie the Class A state record for steals in one game and stole their 157th base of the season to break the Class A single season record.  Julia Andersen had 2 hits and pitched a 1 hitter.  Gina Metzler had 2 hits including a double and 4 stolen bases.  Taylor wachholtz had 2 hits and 3 steals.  Sam Dellinger had 2 hits including a double with 2 RBI's.  sara Sempek had a double.  Hayleigh evans had the team's other hit.  

October 5th / PLHS 12 - Omaha Benson 2

Julia Andersen earned the pitching victory and added 2 hits including a triple with 4 RBI's.  Gina Metzler and Sam Dellinger each went 3 for 3 to lead the Monarchs to the 2012 District A-5 championship with the win over the Bunnies.  Amanda Butera and Kylie Schwarting each had 2 hits including a double.  Taylor Wachholtz added 2 hits.  Alicia Baca had the team's other hit. 


The Monarchs record is 26-7 heading into the State Tournament.

October 10th / PLHS 11 - Grand Island 6

State Tournament - Game #1 - Gina Metzler and Kylie Schwarting each had 3 hits, including a double by Schwarting with 2 RBI's.  Amanda Butera and Alicia Baca had 2 hits each with Taylor Wachholtz, Julia Andersen, Sam Dellinger and Hayleigh Evans getting the team's other hits.  Dellinger relieved Andersen in the circle and earned the pitching victory.  This was the Monarchs 19th consecutive opening round victory at the State Tournament.  

October 11th / PLHS 10 - Omaha Benson 3

State Tournament - Game #2 - Amanda Butera and Hayleigh Evans led the Monarchs with 3 hits each.  Julia Andersen and Alicia Baca each had 3 hits.    Taylor Wachholtz, Sam Dellinger, Gina Metzler and Emma Dargy had the other hits.  Andersen earned the pitching victory.  

October 11th / PLHS 3 - Millard South 6

State Tournament - Game #3 - Gina Metzler and Taylor Wachholtz each had 2 hits.  Sam Dellinger hit a 2 run homerun and had all 3 of the Monarchs RBI's.  Amanda Butera and Alicia Baca each had a base hit.  

October 12th - PLHS 5 - Papillion-LaVista South 7

State Tournament - Game #4 - Gina Metzler had 3 hits with Taylor Wachholtz and Julia Andersen adding 2 hits.  Amanda Butera hit her first varsity homerun.  Hayleigh Evans and Alicia Baca had the team's other hits.  The Monarchs were 1 strike away from the victory in the 7th inning and earning a spot in the finals.  They then fell behind by 4 runs and made a valiant come back effort.  With the tying run on 2nd base and the winning run at the plate, the Titans were able to get the last out.  


The Monarchs finished the season with a 28-9 record and had won 13 games in a row going into the last two games at the State Tournament.