Liberal Softball Sweeps Ulysses to Begin Season
Brock Kappelmann - March 22, 2019 6:48 am
Liberal is 2-0 in softball under first year head coach Tom McClure. Liberal won the first game 20-1 and the second game 10-6 at Ulysses on Thursday.
In game one, LHS faced a young Ulysses team who struggled with their pitching early on. LHS jumped out to a 15-0 lead after the first. Kaeleah Chaloupek pitched three strong innings with one run and three strikeouts. Mimi Gomez went 2-3 with two RBI’s. Lacie Lanning drove home four runs.
In game two, Liberal started a few younger players. Meaghan McClure started in the circle and pitched six innings. The Redskins made a few errors to allow Ulysses to take the early lead. Chaloupek hit a two run homer and also closed out the game pitching. She was 2-3 with four RBI’s. Mikayla Zapien had two hits. Millyzient McClure had three stolen bases.
Coach Tom McClure’s comments:
“The team played a great game in game one and learned to keep fighting in game two. We have a lot ot work on but getting the first wins on the season is great for motivation.”
Liberal hosts Scott City on Tuesday at 4.