Kearn shuts out Trojans
Allissa Kearn shut out Southeast of Saline on five hits, and Concordia scored two runs in the fourth innng to capture a 2-0 win in the first game of a softball doubleheader Friday at the Concordia Sports Complex.
Kearn struck out four and walked three to get the win.
Southeast of Saline earned a split in the twinbill by winning the second game, 4-2.
The first game was scoreless until the bottom of the fourth inning.
Madeline Hoard doubled and went to third on a passed ball.
Kearn singled with one out to drive in the first run.
A two-out single by Amanda Lawrence got the second run home.
Neither team would score after that.
Concordia (4-6) scored two runs on six hits.
In the second game, Tristin Leiszler singled and scored a run in the bottom of the first inning for Concordia.
Two runs in the second inning put Southeast of Saline on top to stay.
The Trojans added one run in the third inning and one in the fourth to go up 4-1.
Robin Daniels reached base on an error and scored in the bottom of the fourth, and Concordia trailed 4-2.
The Panthers would not have a baserunner after the fourth inning.
Kearn pitched all seven innings in taking the loss. She gave up four runs on six hits, struck out four and walked two.
Concordia was limited to two runs on four hits.
Leiszler had two hits.
The Panthers will make up a pair of North Central Kansas League games against Clay Center today.
They will host Marysville on Tuesday.
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