Barton Eliminates Seward Softball

Brock Kappelmann - May 9, 2021 6:51 am

Kenny Hernandez

DODGE CITY, Kan. – Seward County Community College loses 11-4 to Barton Community College in the backside of the Region VI tournament. The Saints are eliminated from the Region VI tournament and will end the 2021 season with a 17-17 overall record.

To start the game both teams went scoreless in the first inning but the Cougars were the first on the board with a run in the top of the second inning. The Cougars scored three more runs in the top of the third to take a 4-0 lead over the Saints.

Macy Cesa-Spearman got the Saints on the board with a solo home run in the third inning for her fifth of the season. BArton quickly responded with a run in the top of the fourth to take a 5-1 lead.

The Saints went scoreless in the bottom of the fourth and the Cougars added to their lead with three runs in the top of the fifth. The sophomore Jaci Oakley connected on a three-run home run to cut the Cougars lead down to 8-4.

Barton answered with a three-run home run of their own in the top of the sixth to take an 11-4 lead. In the final inning and a half, the Saints and Cougars went scoreless for a final score of 11-4.

Ireland Caro took the loss lasted four and a third innings, with three hits, and four runs struck out two.

Seward County will end their season with a 17-17 record and ended the regular season with a seven-game win streak.

 

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