T-Birds pound Pratt
Pounding out 19 hits and putting up 20 runs, the Cloud County Community College softball team swept a Jayhawk Conference Eastern Division doubleheader from Pratt Community College on Tuesday.
Cloud County won the first game 11-3 in five innings and then shut out the Beavers 9-0 in five innings in the second game.
The Thunderbirds, now 17-4 overall and 12-4 in the Conference, scored one run in the first inning in game one.
Nicole DeMars doubled in two runs in a three-run second inning as Cloud County made it a 4-0 game.
The T-Birds added five runs on three hits, a walk and two errors in the third inning, and led 9-0.
Sami Zirkle had a two-run single in the inning.
Sierra Eason tripled and scored in the bottom of the fourth inning to push Cloud County's lead to 10-0.
Pratt scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning.
Ashley Johnson doubled home Tristen Turner in the bottom of the fifth to make it an 11-3 game.
Kelsey Jones pitched four shutout innings to get the win. She gave up three hits and struck out two.
Kylie Trobee allowed three runs on two hits and walked one in one inning.
DeMars had two hits and drove in two runs for Cloud County.
Eason was 2-for-3 at the plate, and scored three runs.
Zirkle drove in three runs and Turner knocked in two runs.
Alysha Somerton shut Pratt out on five hits in the second game. She struck out five.
Cloud County jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning.
Trobee singled home two runs.
Eason hit a two-run home run in the second inning.
Trobee doubled home a run and Hannah Wolzen knocked in a run with a single and the T-Birds went up 8-0.
Cloud County added a run in the fourth inning. Kasie Garrison singled, and scored on a single by Somerton.
Trobee had two hits and drove in two runs for the T-Birds.
Eason knocked in two runs and scored two runs.
Garrison scored three runs.
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