Area softball


Pratt 10, Hesston 0

Pratt 10, Hesston 0

PRATT — The Hesston High School softball team opened the season with a pair of 10-0 losses to Pratt Tuesday in Central Kansas League play in Pratt.

Both games were called after five innings on the 10-run rule.

In the first game, Pratt scored in every inning but the second. Hesston was held to five hits. Kaela Wade went the distance for the Swathers, allowing nine earned runs on 12 hits with six strikeouts and three walks.

Bre Bosley went the distance for Pratt, allowing six hits, seven strikeouts and two walks.

Kami Thies went three for three hitting for Pratt, driving in three runs. Brianna Cruz went two for three with a home run and two RBIs. Erin Jackson went two for three with an RBI.

In the second game, Pratt scored six runs in the third inning and four in the sixth.

Thies tossed a four-hitter in the win, striking out two.

Lindsey Jones took the loss for Hesston, allowing nine runs on nine hits with a strikeout and five walks. Emily Schmidt finished the game.

Madalynn Wilson and Thies each went two for three hitting for Pratt, driving in a run. Bosley went two for four.

Alaina Dunlavy went two for three hitting for Hesston.

The Swathers host Lyons Tuesday.

First game



Wade (L, 0-1) and Dunlavy; Bosley (W, 1-0) and Cruz. HR — P: Cruz.

Second game



Jones (L, 0-1), Schmidt 5 and Dunlavy; Thies (W, 1-0) and Bosley.


Remington 16, Can-Gal. 6

Remington 15, Can-Gal. 10

WHITEWATER — The Remington Broncos opened the season with a pair of wins over Canton-Galva Tuesday in Whitewater.

Remington won the first game 16-6 in five innings on the 10-run rule. Remington won the nightcap 15-10.

With the first game tied 4-4 after three inning, Remington scored nine in the fourth to break the game open.

Morgan Thunberg went two for three hitting with four RBIs for Remington. Bethany Regehr went four for four with three RBIs. Lizzy Sweatland went two for three with three RBIs. Olivia Eck went two for two with two RBIs. Caitlin Crisp also drove in two runs.

Thunberg went the distance pitching, allowing six runs on 11 hits with three walks and four strikeouts.

In the second game, Remington trailed 5-2 going into the bottom of the third inning, but came back with five runs in the third, four runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth, holding off a late-inning charge for the Eagles.

Regehr went three for four hitting for Remington, driving in three runs. Sweatland went two for three with two RBIs. Thunberg went three for five with an RBI. Caitlin Crisp went two for five with an RBI.

Thunberg went the distance for Remington, allowing 10 runs on 20 hits with four walks and four strikeouts.

Remington hosts Sterling April 6 in a key HOAL match-up.

First game



Everett, Brewner (L, 0-1) 4 and Nordstrom; Thunberg (W, 1-0) and Crisp. HR — CG: Johnson (1), Nichols (1).

Second game



Brewner (L, 0-2), Jowers 5 and Nordstom; Thunberg (W, 2-0) and Crisp.



Remington 9, Can-Gal. 8

Remington 11, Can-Gal 0

WHITEWATER — The Remington Bronco baseball team opened the season with a close game and a blowout against Canton-Galva in Whitewater.

Remington won the first game 9-8. Remington won the second game 11-0.

The first game was tied 6-6 after three innings. Canton-Galva scored two runs in the fourth to take the lead. Remington came back with two runs in the bottom of the fifth and a run in the sixth when Kyle Thiessen walked, stole two bases and scored on a T.J. Wedel ground out.

Remington was outhit 15-5, but took advantage of four Canton-Galva errors and 11 walks.

Wedel finished the game with three RBIs.

Remington used four pitchers. Max Reese pitched two innings of relief for the winm striking out two. Thiessen pitched the seventh for the save, allowing a walk with two strikeouts.

In the second game, Weston Summers went 3.1 innings for the win, striking out three and walking two. Thiessen finished the game, striking out four.

Remington hosts Cheney at 4 p.m. Thursday.

First game



Pearson, Littell (L, 0-1) and n/a. Tillotson, Wright 2, Reese (W, 1-0) 5, Thiessen (S, 1) and n/a.

Second game linescore n/a.