Quantcast

Lions Softball Sweeps Washburn - KOAM TV 7

Courtesy: MSSU Sports Information

Lions Softball Sweeps Washburn

Updated:

JOPLIN - The Missouri Southern Lions softball team (19-16, 4-4 MIAA) swept a pair of league games today from Washburn University in Joplin, 9-0 and 9-1.

Game One

Southern struck first as junior Brooke Hurley connected for a double to right center that scored sophomore Dawn Grass. The Lions then used a big inning in game one to come up with eight runs on eight hits against Washburn.  Junior Breanna Volkmann hit a triple scoring fellow junior Brianna Fulkerson.  Volkmann then scored on a fielder's choice by junior Alysha Poteat.  Poteat then scored on Grass' eight home run of the year.  Fulkerson singled to the shortstop which scored sophomore Jessica Brooks.  Volkmann hit a single to the second baseman that scored junior Natalie Nelson and Poteat hit a double down the right field line that scored Fulkerson and Hurley.

Junior Nicole Reed (15-4) allowed just two hits in game one allowing zero runs, walking none, and striking out three.

Game Two

Reed started game two the same way she finished game one, almost perfect.  Reed was perfect through four innings but she allowed a solo home run in the top of the fifth for Washburn's only run of the day.  In the night cap reed allowed just the one run and one hit while walking zero and striking out eight.  With those eight strike outs Reed is now sixth on the single season leader board with 138 on the season.

Offensively the Lions stayed hot as the team went 13-for-26 from the plate, scoring nine runs.  Southern used to four run innings in the first and second innings.  Senior Megan Roark would end up going 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBIs and scoring two runs.  Her final RBI was on a walk off double to right center that plated Poteat.  Poteat would go 3-for-4 at the dish scoring three runs with a single RBI, and Grass and Nelson would add two hits each for the Lions.

Southern will be back in action Tuesday as they host the RiverHawks of Northeastern State University in a double header that will begin at 4pm at Lea Kungle Field.  The Lions split an earlier double header this season with Northeastern falling 5-2 and the winning the night cap 9-4 in Tahlequah.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • LaTurner Files for Full 4 Year Term

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:24:31 GMT
    Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has filed for a full four year term. LaTurner, the youngest statewide official in the nation at 30-years-old, says it has been is honor to serve Kansans in the position for the past year. LaTurner says "I will continue to work hard every single day to build upon our record of success.” In a press release LaTurner representatives say the Treasurer has returned $24.6 million in unclaimed property, and was instrumental in rolling out...More >>
    Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has filed for a full four year term. LaTurner, the youngest statewide official in the nation at 30-years-old, says it has been is honor to serve Kansans in the position for the past year. LaTurner says "I will continue to work hard every single day to build upon our record of success.” In a press release LaTurner representatives say the Treasurer has returned $24.6 million in unclaimed property, and was instrumental in rolling out...More >>
  • Crews Battle Vehicle Fire On Highway 69

    Crews Battle Vehicle Fire On Highway 69

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:29 GMT
    The Cherokee Township, Weir, and Galena Fire Departments fought a vehicle fire today (May 25) around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 69 near Highway 103. According to authorities a truck was heading south on 69 Highway when the vehicle started smoking. The truck was then completely engulfed by flames. The driver managed to escape the vehicle without any serious injury. Crews had the fire put out by 8:00 p.m. No word yet on what caused the truck to catch on fire.More >>
    The Cherokee Township, Weir, and Galena Fire Departments fought a vehicle fire today (May 25) around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 69 near Highway 103. According to authorities a truck was heading south on 69 Highway when the vehicle started smoking. The truck was then completely engulfed by flames. The driver managed to escape the vehicle without any serious injury. Crews had the fire put out by 8:00 p.m. No word yet on what caused the truck to catch on fire.More >>
  • Iola Claims State Baseball Title

    Iola Claims State Baseball Title

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:06 GMT

    The Iola Mustangs topped Bishop Ward 11-6 Friday night to win the 4A-DII state baseball championship.

    More >>

    The Iola Mustangs topped Bishop Ward 11-6 Friday night to win the 4A-DII state baseball championship.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.