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Softball team sweeps Hesston after long road trip.

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The Hutchinson Community College softball team, ranked No. 18 in NJCAA Division 2, continued its hot start to the season Tuesday, sweeping Hesston in a doubleheader at Fun Valley Sports Complex.

The Blue Dragons won the first game 8-4, and then completed the sweep with a 10-7 win.

Kiara DeCrane smacked a pair of home runs in the first game, but the game started slow for the Blue Dragons. Hesston led 2-0 going to the bottom of the third inning, but a two-run triple by Brynne Stockman tied it up.

Raven Bass and DeCrane hit consecutive home runs in the fifth inning, and DeCrane homered again an inning later.

D.J. Cannon was the winning pitcher, as she improved her record to 8-0.

In the second game, Hutchinson again started slow, down 3-0 in the third inning. Stockman came in to pitch in relief and helped keep the Blue Dragons in the game.

Cassidy Prucha had the big hit in the fifth inning, as she had a RBI double. Izzy Godinez and Ashton Reynolds followed with RBI singles.

The Blue Dragons outhit Hesston 13-7, and Stockman earned her second win of the season.

Hutchinson improved to 14-2 overall with the win. The Blue Dragons will play at home Friday against Coffeyville, and the next day, against Labette.

 

Softball splits with Rose State

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

The Hutchinson Community College softball team went 1-1 against Rose State College last Friday, in Oklahoma. The Blue Dragons won game one easy, by a final score of 4-0 but struggled in game two, losing by the final score of 6-2.

The Blue Dragons had no trouble scoring in game one against the Raiders. Raven Bass and Shelby Felvus each drove in runs for the Blue Dragons. Kiara DeCrane had two RBIs for the Blue Dragons. D.J. Cannon pitched all seven innings, allowing no runs from the Raiders in game one.

In game two, DeCrane was the only one to drive in runs for the Blue Dragons. Pitcher Destiny Shculze allowed two runs but no earned runs and also had two strikeouts. Pitcher Megan Davis allowed four runs and four earned runs from the Raiders.

The Blue Dragons’ next game will be today, at Garden City Community College, starting at 2 p.m.

Amanda Carney