2013 Game Notes

Game Photos

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.  Jordan Van Roy and Gina Metzler both had triples.  

August 24th / PLHS 7 - Millard West 3

The game was played 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 2 hits and Emma Dargy his a 2 run homerun, her second in two games.  Amanda Butera also hit a 2 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.  

August 27th / PLHS 10 - Lincoln East 0

Sam Dellinger and Taylor Pudenz combined on a 1 hit shutout. Kylie Schwarting had 3 hits and scored 2 runs.  Julia Andersen had 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 are now 3-0 on the short season.

August 30th - PLHS 6 - Bellevue West 1

Marian Invitational - Game #1 - Julia Andersen pitched a 5 hitter and had 2 hits at the plate.  Gina Metzler had 2 hits ans 3 stolen bases.  Sam Dellinger had 2 hits including a double and 3 RBI's.  Kylie Schwarting added 2 RBI's.  

August 31st / PLHS 2 - Papillion-LaVista South 0

Marian Invitational - Game #2 - Sam Dellinger threw a 3 hit shutout  Julia Andersen had a triple.  Jordan Van Roy and Alicia Baca had RBI singles.  

August 31st / 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.  


Marian Invitational Champions.  

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 had 2 hits and 2 RBI's at the plate.  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 champion Patriots.  Gina Metzler led the Monarchs 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.  

September 6th / PLHS 15 - Gretna 3

Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Invitational - Game #1 - The Monarchs hit 3 homeruns as Julia Andersen and Amanda Butera each hit their second of the season and Sam Dellinger hit her first.  The homeruns were part of 13 run second inning.  

September 6th / PLHS 5 - Papillion-LaVista South 0

Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Invitational - Game #2 - The undefeated Monarchs shut out the cross town Titans for the second time in 6 days.  Emma Dargy and Amanda Butera each drove in a run.  Julia Andersen pitched a 5 hit shutout.    

September 7th / PLHS 10 - Omaha Skutt 1

Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Invitational - Game #3 - Caity Vacanti and Taylor Pudenz had RBI singles for the 11-0 Monarchs.  Julia Andersen pitched a 4 hit complete game.  


The Monarchs won the Omaha Westside / Papillion-LaVista South Invitational Tournament.

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.  Emma dargy hit a 3 run homerun, her third of the year.  Julia Andersen, Amanda Butera, Sam Dellinger and Kylie Schwarting each had 3 hits.  The Monarchs had 20 hits in the game.  

September 14th / PLHS 6 - Bellevue West 3

Metro Conference Tournament - Game #1 - Amanda Butera hit her third homerun of the year and Jordan Van Roy hit her first. Gina Metzler had 2 hits.  

September 14th - PLHS 9 - Omaha Central 1

Metro Conference Tournament - Game #2 - Julia Andersen had 2 hits and earned the pitching victory.  sam Dellinger and Lauren McNeil also had 2 hits.  

September 16th / PLHS 4 - Millard West 3 (8 innings)

Metro Conference Tournament - Game #3 - The Monarchs pulled out the win in 8 innings.  Julia Andersen pitched a complete game for the victory.  Sam Dellinger had 2 RBI's including the game winner on a sacrifice fly.  

September 16th / PLHS 5 - Millard South 2

Metro Conference Tournament - Game #4 - The Monarchs won the tournament 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 had 2 hits in the game.  Lauren McNeil had a double and scored the 4th run.  Kylie Schwarting had an RBI single to drive in Mallory Sotak with the final run.  

September 17th / PLHS 8 - Millard North 0

Kylie Schwarting stole 3 bases, scored 2 runs and had 2 RBI's to lead the Monarchs.  Julia Andersen and Taylor Pudenz combined to shut out the Mustangs for the team's 17th win of the season.  

September 20th / PLHS 8 - Omaha Burke 0

Papillion-LaVista Invitational - Game #1 - Emma Dargy led an 11 hit attack with her 4th homerun of the season.  Amanda Butera and Hayleigh Evans each had a double.  Gina Metzler had 3 hits while Kylie Schwarting added 2 hits including a triple. 

September 20th / PLHS 7 - Lincoln Southwest 8

Papillion-LaVista Invitational - Game #2 - the Silver Hawks won the game in extra innings as the Monarchs incurred their first loss of the season.  Kylie Schwarting had 4 hits and 3 RBI's.  Julia Andersen added 2 hits and Gina Metzler hit a triple.  

September 21st / PLHS 13 - Omaha Central 0

Papillion-LaVista Invitational - Game #3 - Sam Dellinger and Taylor Pudenz combined in the circle to shut out the Eagles.  Lauren McNeil had 3 hits including a double.  Kylie Schwarting had 3 hits and 3 RBI's.  Jordan Van Roy had 2 hits including a triple.  Amanda Butera also had 2 hits.  

September 21st / PLHS 6 - Papillion-LaVista South 3

Papillion-LaVista Invitational - Game #4 - Gina Metzler had 2 hits and 2 RBI's.  Sam Dellinger also had 2 RBI's.  Taylor Pudenz hit a huge 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.  Julia Andersen had 4 hits and Gina Metzler had 3.  

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 2 hits in the game.  Caity Vacanti double twice while Taylor Pudenz and Jordan Van Roy each had RBI triples.  Sara Sempek and Jordan Kimball each had an RBI single.  Pudenz picked up the win in the circle by shutting out the Bears and had 6 strikeouts.  

September 26th - All Games Cancelled

Lincoln Southeast Invitational.  The games were cancelled due to overnight rains.  The Monarchs were scheduled to play Lincoln North Star, Blair and McCook.  The  games were not rescheduled.  

October 1st / PLHS 13 - Omaha Northwest 0 - SENIOR NIGHT

Seniors Hayleigh Evans, Lauren McNeil, Taylor Pudenz, Gina Metzler, Kylie Schwarting and Caity Vacanti were honored before  the game.  


Pudenz and Clara Dargy combined for the shutout with Dargy striking out the last hitter.  The win was Coach Todd Petersen's 200th win since taking over as the head coach in 2007.  

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 2 homeruns and had 3 RBI's.  Taylor Pudenz hit her first career homerun.  

October 5th / PLHS 9 - Omaha Burke 1

Gina Metzler, Julia Andersen and Amanda Butera had 3 hits each.  Lauren McNeil hit her third homerun of the season.  

October 7th / PLHS 5 - Bellevue West 1

Julia Andersen was 3 for 4 at the plate and pitched a complete game.  Gina Metzler, Kylie Schwarting, Taylor Pudenz, Hayleigh Evans and Sara Sempek each had 2 hits.  


The Monarchs go into the district tournament with a 27-1 record.  

October 10th / PLHS 17 - Omaha Northwest 0

District Tournament - Game #1 - Hayleigh Evans had 3 hits.  Taylor Pudenz, Sam Dellinger and Clara Dargy combined for a 1 hit shutout.  

October 10th / PLHS 4 - Bellevue West 1

District Tournament - Game #2 - Sam Dellinger had 2 doubles with 2 RBI's.  amanda Butera also had 2 doubles.  Julia Andersen pitched a complete game for the victory.  

October 11th / PLHS 11 - Bellevue West 2

Amanda Butera had 3 hits and Emma Dargy had 2 hits including a grand slam homerun.  Gina Metzler, Kylie Schwarting, Sara Sempek and Hayleigh Evans each had 2 hits.  Sam Dellinger pitched a complete game for the victory.  All 6 seniors played in their last game at Volunteer Field and had 8 hits among them.  


District Champions.  Heading to the State Tournament for the 21st consecutive year.  

October 16th / PLHS 10 - Millard West 2

State Tournament - Game #1 - 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 Dellinber having 3 RBI's and Dargy 2 RBI's.  Amanda Butera, Julia Andersen and Jordan Van Roy each had 1 hit with Andersen pitching a complete game for the win.  

October 17th / PLHS 10 - Lincoln North Star 3

State Tournament - Game #2 - Sam Dellinger and Emma Dargy each hit their second homeruns of the tournament.  Lauren McNeil had 2 hits including a homerun.  Gina Metzler and Kylie Schwarting each had 2 hits.  Amanda Butera, Jordan Van Roy and Hayleigh Evans each had 1 hit.  Julia Andersen pitched her second complete game.  

October 17th / PLHS 1 - Millard South 9

State Tournament - Game #3 - Kylie Schwarting hit a solo homerun for the Monarchs only run.  The loss was the team's first in the tournament.  Julia Andersen had 3 hits and was the losing pitcher in the circle.  Emma Dargy had the team's other hit.

October 18th / PLHS 11 - Millard West 1

State Tournament - Game #4 - Emma Dargy had 2 hits including a 3 run homerun.  Julia Andersen, Kylie Schwarting and Taylor Pudenz each had 2 hits, and Gina Metzler had 3 hits.  Sam Dellinger, Amanda Butera, Lauren McNeil and Hayleigh Evans had the team's other hits.  Andersen earned the victory in the circle and Pudenz threw one inning in relief.  

October 18th / PLHS 7 - Millard South 4

State Tournament - Game #5 - Kylie Schwarting had 2 hits and Lauren McNeil 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. 

October 18th / PLHS 4 - Millard South 13

State Tournament - Game #6 - Gina Metzler was 4 for 4 with 2 RBI's.  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 were 34-3 on the season and the Class A Runner-Up.