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MSSU Softball splits double-header at Washburn

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TOPEKA,Kan. -Getting their bats going early and often, the Missouri Southern softball teamsplit an MIAA-double-header at Washburn this afternoon winning game one 9-5before falling 11-10 in a back-and-forth game two on a walk-off single.

Combining for19 runs on 17 hits in the two games, the Lions (19-17, 6-8 MIAA) would be ledby ShelbyRomines, who would combine to go 5-for-8 with two singles, two doublesand a home run, six RBI's and two runs on the afternoon. BrooklynFarrell would also have a nice pair of games as she would combine to go2-for-5 with a three-run home run, a double, four RBI's scoring four runs whiledrawing two walks.

After onlyscoring four runs in four games last weekend at home against Missouri Westernand Northwest Missouri, the Lions would get the offense going right away Fridayafternoon getting three hits scoring three runs in the top of the first inningof game one. With all nine Lions coming up to the plate in the inning, Romineswould drive a double to left center to get the game's first run scoring AlanaHester from second. With the Lions scoring their second run on a error bythe Lady Blues' shortstop, KathrynGoins would single up the middle scoring HaleyKinnison from third to give the Lions a early 3-0 lead.

The LadyBlues (8-20, 4-8) would answer with a pair of runs in the bottom of the firstto cut the Lions' lead to one. Farrelll would score a throwing error by theLady Blues' catcher to give the Lions' a two run lead, but the Lady Blues wouldtie the game at four with a two-run home run to left field.

The Lions'would respond with five runs in the top of the fourth as Romines and Kinnisonwould each hit RBI singles before Brooklyn Farrell would hit a three-run homerun to left field to give Southern a 9-4 lead. Washburn would add a run in thebottom of the seventh, but the Lions' would use a strong relief effort from HaleyPypes to secure the win. Coming into relieve starting pitcher SarahWilliams  in the third, Pypes would pick up her sixth win of the yearpitching the final five innings only giving up three hits and one unearned runwhile striking out four batters.

Game two ofthe double-header would be a back-and-forth affair that would see threelead changes before Washburn would score three runs in the bottom of theseventh to secure the win.

With neitherteam scoring in the first three innings, the Lions' would get on the boardfirst in the top of the fourth with a solo home run from Romies and a three-runhome run by MichalaWood to take a 4-0 lead. The Lady Blues would respond with a two-run homerun in the bottom half of the inning to cut the Lions' lead in half. Southernwould add a run in the top of the fifth on a RBI single by Romines, butthe Lady Blues would answer with four unearned runs in the bottom of the fifthto take a 6-5 lead.

The Lions'would answer with five runs in the top of the sixth as they would bat aroundthe order to take a 10-6 lead. Farrell would hit a RBI double scoring Pypes totie the game at six before coming into score on a wild pitch. Drawing fourconsecutive walks, the Lions' would score a run before Romines would hit atwo-run RBI single to left field.

The LadyBlues would answer with a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth to cut theLions' lead to 10-8 before walking off with the win on a two-run RBI single upthe middle by the Lady Blues.

The Lionsreturn to action Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. when they travel to Emporia Stateto take on the Hornets (24-9, 11-3) at Trusler Sports Complex.

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