T-Birds split with Hutch

Sophomore Kelsey Jones threw a one-hitter to lead the Cloud County Community College softball team to a 1-0 Jayhawk Conference Eastern division win over Hutchinson on Tuesday.
Jones struck out seven and didn't walk any in the victory.
Cloud County fell 4-3 to Hutchinson in the other game of the twinbill, and is now 7-2 overall and 2-2 in the Conference.
The T-Birds gave Jones two runs to work with in the bottom of the first inning.
Brianna Brooks tripled with one out, and scored on a triple by Sierra Eason.
Jones drove in Eason.
Cloud County made it 4-0 with two runs in the third inning.
Ashley Johnson reached base on an error and Kasie Garrison doubled.
Kylie Trobee and Nicole DeMars singled home runs.
The T-Birds tacked on two runs in the fourth inning.
Brooks was hit by a pitch and Eason walked.
Ashley Johnson knocked in the first run with a single.
Eason scored on a ground ball by Garrison.
Cloud County scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
DeMars and Sami Zirkle singled.
Brooks doubled in a run, and Zirkle scored on a ground ball by Eason.
Brooks, Johnson, Trobee and DeMars had two hits each for the T-Birds. Eason drove in two runs.
Cloud County took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on Hutchinson in the other game.
Eason doubled and scored.
The Blue Dragons scored one run in the third inning, two in the fourth and one in the top of the seventh to go up 4-1.
Garrison led off the bottom of the seventh with a single, and Trobee followed with a two-run home run to close the gap to 4-3.
Madison Bryant singled with one out, but was thrown out at second.
Zirkle singled, but a ground ball ended the game.
Savanna Luke pitched four innings in taking the loss. She allowed three runs on three hits, struck out five and walked four.
Alysha Somerton worked three innings, and gave up one run on two hits. She struck out four.
Zirkle had three hits in the game.
Johnson had two hits.

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