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Seward Splits with Pratt Forcing Decisive Game Thursday

KSCB News - April 30, 2015 6:36 am

Seward head coach Andrea Gustafson said after the double header against Pratt Wednesday that it game down to a difference in approach. The 13th year head coach says her team played not to lose in the first game and played aggressively in a game two run rule win. Last place Pratt shocked Seward 3-1 in game one before Seward won the second game 11-3 in five innings.

In game one, Seward mustered just four hits. Seward scored a run in the first but Pratt answered with three in the seventh.

In game two, Kolby Hamilton, Jaidyn Mawhinney, Vanessa Oakden, and Kennedy Brunson had two hits a piece in the win. Oakden and Hamilton had two RBI’s a piece. Tiffanie Bolanos had four RBI’s. Seward banged out 12 hits in four innings. Jackie Wagner pitched Seward to win win with five strikeouts and no walks.

The Lady Saints are 35-23 while Pratt is 10-36. The teams play Thursday at 1 in a decisive game at Lady Saints Field. The winner plays Garden City Saturday at noon in El Dorado in the four team double elimnation portion of the tournament. Garden City knocked off Colby Tuesday in Garden City. Butler is already in the tournament with a bye. They await the winner of today’s Dodge City at Barton game after the Conqs and Cougars split in Great Bend Wednesday.


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