Lady Saints Take Over First
KSCB News - April 24, 2009 12:00 am
The Seward softball team has gone from fourth to first after sweeping Butler in El Dorado Friday 11-3 and 5-4. When Butler swept SCCC in Liberal April 8, Seward was in fourth place. Seward had to rally to win both of Friday. They trailed game one 3-0 until they tied it in the third. Brittany Kent (2) homered and hit a three run triple in the game one win. Alicia Reyes (2) added a homer. Courtney Auger (18-5) pitched Seward to the win. Seward won game two after trailing 3-1 going to the seventh. Seward scored four in the seventh to take the lead and hold on. Erin Roufosse started the game in the circle and Auger (19-5) finished it. Seward needs to win two at home over last place Colby Sunday at 2 pm on Lady Saints Field to clinch the Jayhawk West title and the one seed for the Region 6 Tournament. Seward is 33-14 overall and 10-4 in the Jayhawk West while 20th ranked Butler falls to 26-16 overall and 9-5 in the Jayhawk West.