Ulysses Sweeps Liberal in Softball Opener
KSCB News - April 2, 2014 6:31 am
Game 1- Varsity
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E LOB
Ulysses 3 3 0 0 4 5 – 15 14 0 7
Liberal 0 0 0 1 0 1 – 2 5 7 8
Brittany Granger (LP) 6 innings 15 RUNS/ 7 ER/8 K/ 6 BB
Liberal could not keep Ulysses off the bases early and fielding errors gave Ulysses a 6-0 lead after 2 innings. Liberal had their chances in the 2nd inning bases loaded and one out but a running error cost the skins their chances .
Liberal did hold Ulysses scoreless in the third and 4 th inning. Liberal was scoreless also in the third but in the 4th inning with two out Jordan Urban singles and Callie Millsap singled behind her to drive in Jordan. But after a walk the next batter fly out to right field . With Ulysses leading 6-1, the Skins could not get off the field giving up 4 runs on 3 hits and two walks. Liberal went scoreless in the bottom of 5th. Ulysses struck for 5 runs on 5 hits and 4 liberal errors to push the lead to 15-1, Liberal did put a last minute charge in the bottom of the sixth inning Walk by Emily Castaneda followed by a Brittany granger single and a single by Jordan Urban scored Emily, and callie Millsap walk loaded the bases, with no outs but a fly out ,strike out and ground out halted all ho0pes of a victory.
Jordan Urban was 2-3 and 1 rbi,
Coach Knott stated the girls got their feet wet but need to play team ball and cut down on mental mistakes and make adjustments where needed when playing the game.
1 2 3 4 5 R H E LOB
Ulysses 4 2 0 1 7 14 11 2 5
Liberal 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 10 5
(LP)Brittany Granger 4 innings/ 7 runs/2 er/6 hits/5 bb
Jordan Granger 1 inning/7 runs/ 3 er/ 5 hits/ 1 bb
Lady redskin could not get of the 1st inning without giving up 4 runs on 1 hit and 4 fielding errors. Liberals Aspen Bensik did lead off the inning with a bb, but was stranded at second base.
Ulysses scored 2 runs in the second inning when liberal had two outs and runners on second and third but error at shortstop gave the runs up and Brittany Granger struck out the next batter.
Amanda Garcia hit a 2b with two outs but the teammates could not get her in.
3rd inning the redskins gave up one hit and Brittany granger struck out two batters to end any threats.
Aspen singled with one out and Brittany granger hit a single in rt center to score aspen, but the next batter ground out to shortstop to end the rally.
4th A leadoff walk gave Ulysses a another opportunity , with base loaded a passed ball turned into a double play by the redskins, aspen bensik ran down the runner at third and thru to Stephanie Sanchez who thru back to second to catch the runner off base. next batter grounded out to end the inning .Liberal could not start anything in the bottom of the 4. Ulysses banged out 7 insurance runs on 5 hits 4 miscues from the redskins , Jordan Granger came in relief and her defenses could not help her out . Liberal went down in order to finish the game.
Aspen Bensik went 2-2 and scored a run ,
The redskins will go back to work and play Hugoton at Hugoton on thursday.