GLADBROOK - AGWSR freshman Ashley Sicard hit her team-leading third home run of the season and was the winning pitcher as the Cougars clubbed Gladbrook-Reinbeck 18-5 in five innings in Monday night's NICL West Division softball contest.
Sicard (17-7) allowed two earned runs on five hits, a walk and four strikeouts. She also went 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBIs.
AGWSR leadoff batter Kristen Zacharias was 3-for-5 with four RBIs, while Katelyn Schneck, Ella Frazier, Dani Fisher, Marissa Horner and Hannah Johnson had two hits apiece for the Cougars (20-7, 8-4).
Paige Thompson finished 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a two-run home run - her first of the season - to lead Gladbrook-Reinbeck (9-15, 5-7). Taylor Flamme and Carrie Shouse both went 1-for-2 with a run scored, and Emily Snider had the Rebels' other hit.
Taylor Street took the loss in the circle, allowing 13 runs (five earned) on 11 hits in 4 2/3 innings.
AGWSR goes to Grundy Center tonight in league play, while the Rebels travel to take on South Hardin in Eldora.