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Stanton County Softball Sweeps Liberal

KSCB News - May 2, 2014 6:36 am

Game 1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E LOB
Stanton County 1 0 5 1 0 4 – 11 16 0 9
Liberal 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 7 7

Liberal started freshman Sarah Bayouth on the mound due to a finger injury to Brittany Granger, Bayouth pitched very well for her first varsity start giving up only 1 run in the first inning. The Liberal bats were still struggling going down in order .
2nd inning Bayouth and her defense finished off the side with out giving up a run.now could her teams offense help her. With one out Sarah Bayouth singled followed by callie Millsap single to give liberal a scoring opportunity but a ground out and a strike out ended the inning.
3rd Stanton county answered with 5 runs on 6 hits and 3 liberal errors . Trailing 6-0 Liberal could not generate any offense going down in order again.
4th Bayouth got two quick outs before giving up a single and a 2b allowing the Trojans to score one run before liberal could end the inning.
With two outs liberal loaded the base and looked to able to score something but a strike out ended all hopes.
5th.Bayouth worked out of a jam a walk and single gave the Trojans hope but a fly out and a strike out ended that idea. Liberal pushed across only one run before they were retired . With the score 7-1 the skins needed to buckle down and not let any more runs score.But Stanton county rallied for 4 runs on 4 key hits to extend the lead 11-1.With one last chance to catch up the skins could only manage one base hit and nothing else to end the game on a run rule 11-1.

Sarah Bayouth was 2-2 along with Callie Millsap

LP-Sarah Bayouth 6 innings/1k/4bb/16 h/11/r/7er

Coach Knott stated the effort by Bayouth was nice to see , plus her bat helped us . She gave us what we needed and that was a chance. Now we can grow from this and maybe stay more competitive .

2nd game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 r h e lob
Stanton County 4 7 0 0 4 3 0 18 15 4 7
Liberal 3 4 0 1 0 3 0 11 12 6 6

Second game Stanton county opened with 4 runs on 4 hits and a hit batter before Liberal defense could shut the door. But Liberal came back and answered with 3 runs of their own on 4 hits at 2 errors by the Trojans.
2nd inning Stanton county exploded for 7 runs on 6 hits and two liberal errors. Liberal offense pushed across 4 more runs to cut the lead to 11-7.
3rd inning Bayouth and her defense put up a goose egg to allow Liberal offense to keep clicking but a quick three outs gave the Trojans another chance to pad to their lead
4th, but the Redskin defense responded with another goose egg inning. In the bottom half Liberal scored one run only to cut the lead to 11-8.
5th With Bayouth running out of gas liberal went to freshman Jordan Granger for help but a couple of walks and a 2b opened the door for the Trojans to cross 4 more runs.
Liberal hitters left two base runners on and could not deliver the hit needed.
6th Stanton county scored 3 runs on 4 hits and 2 errors.to stretch the lead to 18-8.
It was now or never for the skins to rally, Liberal scored three runs on 2 hits and some nice short game.
7th Liberal held firm and retired all three batters to give the skins one more chance.
But the skins could not muster a rally losing 18-11.

Brittany granger, Jordan Urban, Sarah Bayouth Emily Catandeda all had two hits apiece.

Coach Knott stated the second game we put some good innings together offensively and the two innings of solid defense when we needed it was good to see and getting off the field were a plus for us. We will take what we learned from this and get ready for Hays.

Liberal is now 0-12 and plays Hays next Tuesday

Pat Knot

 

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