Central Kansas League
Halstead 16, Hesston 15
Halstead 14, Hesston 4
HALSTEAD — The Halstead Dragon softball team won its intra-county battle against the rival Hesston Swathers Tuesday in Central Kansas League play at Riverside Park.
Halstead won the first game 16-15 in eight innings and the second game 14-4 in five innings on the 10-run rule.
In the first game, Payton Divine drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the eighth to plate the winning run. Halstead scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to force the extra inning.
The two teams combined for 45 hits.
Brittley Day, Abby Church, Solle Werner and Divine had three hits each for Halstead. Divine finished with four RBIs. Madyson Beckett, Erin Newman and Hailey Kelley each drove in two runs.
Lindsey Jones had six hits for Hesston. Elizabeth Lumbreras, Rylie Schilling and Hannah Ferguson each had three hits. Shelby Kemp drove in three runs. Schilling, Jones and Liz Ecker drove in two each.
Addy Mueller pitched two innings of relief for the win. Callie Considine struck out nine in six innings. Jones took the loss for Hesston, striking out four.
In the second game, Halstead scored six runs in the second inning and five more in the third to break the game open.
Mueller pitched a complete game for Halstead, striking out four. K Carter took the loss for Hesston.
The Dragons drew 10 walks in the game with 10 hits.
Church, Beckett and Divine each drove in two runs for Halstead. Day finished two for four hitting with an RBI.
Jones drove in two runs for Hesston. Schilling also drove in a run.
Halstead is 2-2 and plays Tuesday at Lyons. Hesston is 1-5 and plays Tuesday at Haven.
Jones (L) and Ecker; Considine, Mueller (W) 7 and Church.
Carter (L) and Ecker; Mueller (W) and Divine.
Heart of America
Moundridge 17, Bennington 0
Moundridge 20, Bennington 0
BENNINGTON — The Moundridge Wildcat softball team opened the season with a sweep of the Bennington Bulldogs Tuesday in Heart of America League play at Bennington.
Moundridge won the first game 17-0 and the nightcap 20-0. The first game lasted four innings and the second game lasted three innings on the 15-run rule.
In the first game, Zizi Sebrant tossed a two-hitter, walking one and striking out five.
Moundridge scored in every inning. Alea Durst drove in three runs. Erin Durst and Cambry Stucky each drove in two runs. Makenzie Elmore went three for three hitting with an RBI. Kate Eichelberger went two for two with an RBI.
Mackenzie Shea took the loss for Bennington.
In the second game, Elmore tossed a one-hitter, walking two and striking out five.
Kyler Thompson took the loss for Bennington.
Elmore went three for three hitting with two doubles and four RBIs. Eichelberger drove in three runs. Keira Sebrant and Katie Castor each had two hits and two RBIs.
Moundridge hosts Ell-Saline at 4 p.m. Friday in the home opener.
Z.Sebrant (W) and K.Sebrant; Shea (L), Thompson 3 and Hodges.
Elmore (W) and E.Durst; Thompson (L), Shea 3 and Hodges.
Sedgwick 8, Can-Gal 3
Can-Gal 7, Sedgwick 5
SEDGWICK — The Sedgwick Cardinal softball split with Canton-Galva 8-3 Tuesday in HOAL play.
Sedgwick won the first game 8-3. Canton-Galva won the second game 7-5 in eighth innings.
In the first game, Sedgwick scored four runs in the bottom of the first and never looked back.
Anna Liby went three for three hitting with two RBIs. Melissa Juhnke went four for four hitting with an RBI. Taylinn Lacey and Kami Matson each had two hits and RBI.
Lacey went the distance pitching, allowing three earned runs on 11 hits with a walk and four strikeouts.
Down 5-1 in the second game, Sedgwick scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to tie. Canton-Galva scored a pair of runs in the top of the eighth.
Lacey took the loss in the second game, allowing six earned runs on 16 hits with a walk and six strikeouts.
Taylor Atwill went two for two hitting with three RBIs for Sedgwick. Lexi Hale went two for four. Madi Matson drove in a run.
Sedgwick is 1-1 and plays Friday at Bennington.
Klatt (L), #11 6 and ; Lacey (W) and n/a.
#11, Mathie (W) 4, Brewer (S) 8 and n/a; Lacey (L) and Brown.
Remington 7, Sterling 6
Sterling 17, Remington 11
WHITEWATER — The Remington Bronco softball team split a HOAL twinbill Tuesday against Sterling at the Whitewater Park.
Remington edged Sterling 7-6 in the first game. Sterling won the second game 17-11.
In the first game, Remington led 5-3 after four innings. Sterling scored five runs in the top of the fifth, but the Broncos came back with two runs in the bottom of the inning.
Morgan Thunberg went the distance pitching for the Broncos, allowing five earned runs, two walks and two strikeouts. Elizabeth Horsch took the loss for Sterling, allowing seven runs on 10 hits with nine walks and three strikeouts.
Olivia Eck went four for four hitting for Remington, driving in a run. Rianna Lawler went three for four.
Bennie Horsch went two for four hitting for Sterling, driving in two runs. Sydnee Carder also drove in two runs. Makenna Linden went two for four with an RBI.
In the second game, Sterling scored nine runs in the top of the third to lead 12-0. Remington came back with seven runs in the bottom of the third, but never got any closer than five runs.
Elizabeth Horsch went four for five hitting for Sterling, driving in five runs. Carder went three for five with four RBIs. L Boeken drove in three runs. Kamryn Gillespie went two for three with two RBIs.
Eck drove in three runs for Remington. Emily Wedel, Lawler and Lizzy Sweatland each drove in two runs. Sweatland went two for three hitting.
Elizabeth Horsch threw 4.2 innings in relief of Carder for the win, striking out four. Lawler took the loss for Remington, striking out four in three innings. Thunberg finished the game, striking out three.
Remington is 3-1 and plays at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Moundridge.
E.Horsch (L) and Riffel; Thunberg (W) and Crisp.
Carder, E.Horsch (W) 3 and Boeken; Lawler (L), Thunberg 4 and Crisp.
Central Kansas League
Hesston 8, Halstead 7
Halstead 10, Hesson 0
HALSTEAD — The Halstead Dragons and rival Hesston Swathers split a pair of games Tuesday in Central Kansas League play at Riverside Park in Halstead.
The Swathers edged Halstead 8-7 in eight innings in the first game, but a Dawson Driskill no-hitter lead Halstead to a 10-0 win in the second game. The second game was called after five innings on the 10-run rule.
In the first game, Hesston led 6-0 in the fourth inning. Halstead came back with a run in the bottom of the fourth, three runs in the sixth and three runs in the seventh.
With one out in the top of the eighth, Austin Griffin singled, went to second on a passed ball, stole third and scored on an error.
Griffin drove in two runs for Hesston. Brady Cox and Brendan Boles each had two hits and an RBI.
For Halstead, Ivan Gutierrez and Kaden Lopez each had two hits and an RBI. Kaden Hill went two for four.
Jared Nelson pitched 2.1 innings of relief for the win. Jackson Humphreys struck out six in 5.2 innings.
Halstead’s Chandler Drake went four innings, allowing four earned runs on seven hits with a walk and two strikeouts. Kevin Murphy finished the game with a loss. His two runs were unearned. Murphy struck out 4.
In the second game, Driskill walked two and struck out 11. Halstead scored in every inning but the first.
Lane Pitts went two for three hitting with three RBIs. Gutierrez went three for four with an RBI.
Camden McDonald took the loss for Hesston.
Halstead is 1-3 and hosts Lyons Tuesday. Hesston is 5-1 and plays Tuesday at Haven.
Humphreys, Nelson (W) 6 and Eilert; Drake, Murphy (L) 5 and Schulte.
McDonald (L), Roth 3 and Eilert; Driskill (W) and Schulte.
Heart of America
Moundridge 4, Bennington 2
Moundridge 16, Bennington 10
BENNINGTON — The Moundridge Wildcat baseball team won a pitcher’s duel and a hitter’s duel for a sweep of Bennington Tuesday in HOAL play.
Moundridge won 4-2 and 16-10.
In the first game, Moundridge scored two runs in the first inning and two more in the seventh. Bennington scored both runs in the seventh inning.
Collin Kohl threw four innings for the win, allowing four hits with a walk and five strikeouts. Jon Schlosser finished the game, allowing two runs on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts.
Wyatt Falco drove in two runs. Schlosser went three for three with an RBI. Remington Creed also drove in a run. Corbin Unruh went two for four.
Moundridge led 7-6 after four innings and scored nine runs in the fifth. The game was called due to darkness after the sixth inning.
Michael Santoya had four hits and drove in two runs. Schlosser had two hits and drove in three runs. Collin Kohl had three hits and two RBIs. Falco and Trevor Kohl each had two hits and two RBIs.
Cross Lintecum tossed 3.1 innings of relief for the win. Unruh finished the game.
Moundridge, 2-0, hosts Ell-Saline Saturday.
Kohl (W), Schlosser 5 and n/a; Bennington battery n/a.
Falco, Lintecum (W) 1, Unruh 5 and n/a; Bennington battery n/a. HR — M: Hazelton.
Sedgwick 19, Can-Gal. 0
Sedgwick 14, Can-Gal. 0
SEDGWICK — The Sedgwick Cardinal baseball team opened the season with a sweep of Canton-Galva Tuesday in HOAL play in Sedgwick.
The Cardinals won the first game 19-0 in three innings on the 15-run rule and the second game 14-0 in five innings on the 10-run rule.
In the first game, Nolan Crumrine tossed a perfect game, striking out seven of the nine batters faced. He threw 39 pitches.
Sedgwick scored eight runs in the first inning and 11 in the second.
The Eagles used three pitchers with Keaton Littrell taking the loss.
Colton Smith went three for three hitting with four RBIs. Austin Harjo drew two walks and drove in three runs. Crumrine and Kale Schroeder each drove in two runs with one hit. Henry Burns had two hits and three RBIs.
In the second game, Andrew Hoffsommer tossed a three-hitter, striking out eight. Brayden Collins took the loss for Canton-Galvam striking out four.
Hoffsommer also went two for two hitting with two RBIs. Mason Lacey drove in two runs. Kale Schroeder went two for four with an RBI.
Sedgwick plays at 3 p.m. Friday at Bennington.
Littrell (L), French 2, Everett 2 and n/a; Crumrine (W) and n/a.
Collins (L) and n/a; Hoffsommer (W) and n/a.