Central Kansas League
Halstead 4, Hillsboro 3
Hillsboro 11, Halstead 6
HALSTEAD — The Halstead Dragon softball team split a doubleheader against Central Kansas League rival Hillsboro Tuesday at Riverside Park.
Halstead won the first game 4-3 in 10 innings, but lost the nightcap 11-6.
Tied 2-2 in the first game, Hillsboro scored a run in the top of the 10th. Halstead came back with two runs in the bottom of the 10th.
All four runs for Halstead were unearned as Hillsboro committed four errors. The Dragons were held to four hits.
Kylee Martin drove in two runs for Hillsboro. Taylor Helmer went three for three batting with an RBI. Sam Moss went two for four.
Callie Considine went the distance for Halstead for the win, allowing three runs on 10 hits with two walks and three strikeouts. Helmer took the loss for Hillsboro, allowing four hits, five walks and 11 strikeouts.
Leading 6-3 in the second game, Hillsboro gained some breathing room with a five-run fifth inning and held off a seventh-inning rally for the Dragons.
Dani Klein threw five innings of relief for Hillsboro for the win, striking out five. Madyson Beckett took the loss for Halstead, giving up eight walks and striking out eight.
Daphne Williams had three hits and drove in three runs for Halstead.
Ava Weisbeck drove in four runs for Hillsboro. Helmer added three RBIs. Kylee Martin went two for four with two RBIs.
Halstead hosts Nickerson Friday.
Helmer (L) and n/a; Considine (W) and n/a.
Helmer, Klein (W) 3 and n/a; Beckett (L) and n/a.
Heart of America
Sedgwick 12, Ell-Saline 2
Sedgwick 7, Ell-Saline 5
BROOKVILLE — In the softball battle of the Redbirds, the Sedgwick Cardinals swept a twinbill with the Ell-Saline Cardinals Tuesday in Heart of America League play in Brookville.
Sedgwick won the opener 12-2 in five innings on the 10-run rule. Sedgwick claimed the nightcap 7-5.
In the first game, Sedgwick scored in every inning but the first. Leading 4-2, Sedgwick scored eight runs in the top of the fifth.
Gracie Mabry went three for four hitting with three RBIs. Bailey Zerger and Kylie Charles each went two for three with two RBIs. Avery Blank also drove in two runs.
In the second game, Ell-Saline scored four runs in the first inning, but Sedgwick came back with three in the second, one in the fifth and three in the sixth. Ell-Saline added a run in the bottom of the sixth, but Sedgwick was able to hold off Ell-Saline the rest of the way.
Blank threw six innings of relief for the win, striking out 13. Reece Ditto took the loss for Ell-Saline, going six innings.
Ashton McGinn drove in two runs for Sedgwick. Mabry went two for four with an RBI. Blank, Charles and Paige Brown each drove in a run.
Katrina Nelson went two for four with two RBIs for Ell-Saline.
Sedgwick is 10-6 and plays Friday at Sterling.
Blank (W) and Charles; Ell-Saline battery n/a.
Lacey, Blank (W) 2 and n/a; Nelson, Ditto (L) 2 and n/a.
Moundridge 12, Little River 1
Moundridge 18, Little River 0
LITTLE RIVER - The Moundridge Wildcat softball team is on a six-game winning streak after a sweep of rival Little River Tuesday in Little River.
Moundridge won the first game 12-1 in five innings on the 10-run rule. Moundridge won the second game 18-0 in three innings on the 15-run rule as Makenzie Elmore tossed a no-hitter, the fourth of the season for the Wildcats.
In the first game, Zizi Sebrant was denied her fourth no-hitter of the season by Madison Loder’s single in the second inning. A walk and error in the bottom of the fifth led to Little River’s sole run of the night.
Zizi Sebrant walked four and struck out 11.
Moundridge scored in every inning but the first, putting things away with five runs in the fifth.
Zizi Sebrant went three for four hitting with two RBIs. Elmore went two for four. Bethany Stucky went two for three.
In the second game, Moundridge scored 15 runs in the top of the first.
Elmore allowed one walk, a hit batter and struck out six of the 11 batters she faced.
Erin Durst drove in four runs for Moundridge. Taylon Potts drove in two runs. Keira Sebrant went two for two with a solo home run.
Moundridge is 12-6 and ends the regular season Tuesday at Sterling.
Z.Sebrant (W) and K.Sebrant; McBride (L) and Ma.Loder.
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Elmore (W) and Er.Durst; Wright (L), Debaere 1, McBride 3 and Birdson, Ma.Loder 3. HR — M: K.Sebrant.
Remington 12, Inman 2
Remington 12, Inman 0
WHITEWATER – The Remington Bronco softball team swept Inman Tuesday in Heart of America League play in Whitewater.
Remington won the first game 12-2 and the second game 12-0. Both games were called after five innings on the 10-run rule.
In the first game, the Broncos scored nine runs in the bottom of the third inning.
Adeline Reese went three for three hitting for the Broncos, including two home runs — one a grand slam. Reese drove in seven runs on the night. Cassi Wedel went two for four with two RBIs. Caitlin Crisp went two for three hitting.
Kennedy Shober went three for three hitting for Inman. Kassie Sneath drove in two runs.
Morgan Thunberg pitched the win for Remington, allowing two runs on eight hits with five strikeouts and five walks. Shober took the loss for Inman.
In the second game, Remington scored four runs each in the first three innings. The Broncos were aided by 10 Inman errors.
Madison Hamilton threw 4.2 innings for the win, allowing a hit with a walk and three strikeouts. Rachel Harman broke up the no-hitter for Inman.
Reese went three for three hitting with three RBIs. Naomi Brice and Hamilton each drove in two runs.
Hannah Lucas took the loss for Inman.
Remington is 13-3 and hosts Hutchinson Trinity at 3 p.m. Thursday.
Shober (L) and Harman; Thunberg (W) and Crisp. HR — R: Reese 2.
Lucas (L) and n/a; Thunberg, Hamilton (W) 1 and Crisp.
Central Kansas League
Hillsboro 13, Halstead 7
Hillsboro 6, Halstead 3
HALSTEAD — The Halstead Dragon baseball team dropped a pair of games to rival Hillsboro Tuesday in CKL play in Riverside Park.
Halstead fell 13-7 and 6-3.
In the first game, Hillsboro scored three runs in the sixth inning and five in the seventh to break open a one-run game.
Brooks Gardner went two for three hitting for Hillsboro with two RBIs.
Hillsboro used three pitchers, holding Halstead to four hits. Kaden Kleiner pitched the win. David Schulte took the loss for Halstead.
Halstead trailed 4-0 through five innings in the second game, scoring a run in the bottom of the sixth. Each team scored two runs in the seventh.
Jorge Hanschu went two for four hitting for Hillsboro, driving in two runs. Gardner also drove in two runs.
Dalton Kraus had three of Halstead’s six hits in the second game, driving in a run. Carter Hiebert added an RBI.
Caleb Potucek struck out nine in six innings to claim the win for Hillsboro. Hanschu struck out two in the seventh. Dalton Kraus struck out seven in 6.2 innings, taking the loss for Halstad.
Halstead is 4-12 and hosts Nickerson at 4 p.m. Friday.
Parks, Kleiner (W) 4, Hanschu 6 and n/a; Schulte (L), Herman 6, D.Kraus 7, Gutierrez 7 and n/a.
Potucek (W), Hanschu 7 and n/a; Schulte, D.Kraus (L) 1, Casey 7 and n/a.
Heart of America
Little River 16, Moundridge 1
Little River 6, Moundridge 1
LITTLE RIVER — The Moundridge Wildcats dropped a pair of games to rival Little River Tuesday in Little River.
Moundridge lost the first game 16-1 in four innings on the 15-run rule and the second game 6-1.
In the first game, Moundridge scored a run in the top of the first. Little River scored in all four innings.
Chris Leddy had two of the Wildcats’ three hits with an RBI.
Cody Hawkinson went two for three with a grand slam and seven RBIs to lead the Redskins. Peyton Harvey and Jace Garrison each drove in two runs. Jayden Garrison went three for three with an RBI.
Levi Swenson pitched for the win, striking out six. Collin Kohl took the loss for Moundridge.
“Not much to say about the first game other the fact that Little River hit the ball where we weren’t,” Moundridge coach Lynn Eichelberger said. “Chris Leddy had a nice game at the plate with a double and a RBI triple in the first inning.”
Tied 1-1 in the second game, Little River scored two runs in the bottom of the third inning, two in the fifth inning and one in the sixth inning.
Harvey went three for three hitting with three RBIs. Grant Stephens went two for three.
Noah Eichelberger went two for three for Moundridge. Bryant Olson drove in the run for the Wildcats.
Grant Stephens pitched 3.1 innings of relief for the win for Little River, striking out five. Leddy took the loss for Moundridge, striking out eight in 5.2 innings.
“Even though we lost, I thought Chris Leddy pitched his best game of the year on the mound,” Lynn Eichelberger said. “He had good control with eight strikeouts of a team that were good hitters. A couple of errors cost us a couple of runs but we kept battling until the final out. Our only run was on a sacrifice fly to tie the game in the third inning by Bryant Olson, scoring Noah Eichelberger from third after a steal.”
Moundridge is 7-11 and ends the regular season at 4 p.m. Friday at home against Cheney.
Kohl (L), Unruh 2, Lintecum 3 and n/a; Swenson (W) and n/a. HR — LR: Hawkinson.
Leddy (L), Falco 6 and n/a; Jay.Garrison, Stephens (W) 4, Swenson 7 and n/a.
Remington 18, Inman 2
Remington 11, Inman 1
WHITEWATER — The Remington Bronco baseball team swept Inman Tuesday in HOAL play, winning 18-2 and 11-1.
The first game was called after three innings on the 15-run rule. The second game was called after six innings on the 10-run rule.
In the first game, Remington scored 14 runs in the first inning and four in the third. Inman managed a run in the first and one in the third.
Kyle Thiessen went two innings for the win for Remington, striking out three. Shane Tillotson struck out one in the third inning. Connor Brown took the loss for Inman.
Jordan Wright drove in three runs for Remington. Weston Sommers went two for three hitting with two RBIs. Kyle Thiessen, Hagen Taylor, Jacob Claassen each drove in two runs.
Remington took a 6-1 lead after two innings of the second game. Each team had six hits. Inman had five errors to two for Remington.
Cole Sommmers drove in three runs for Remington. Javier Martinez went two for four hitting for Remington with two RBIs.
Carter Brown and Derick Johnson each went two for three for Inman.
Thiessen threw 3.2 innings of relief for the win, striking out five. Johnson took the loss for Inman, 1-15.
Remington is 7-11 and plays Tuesday at Sedgwick.
Brown (L), Ramey 1 and n/a; K.Thiessen (W), Tillotson 3 and n/a.
Johnson (L), Snyder 4, Sivits 6 and n/a; Martin, K.Thiessen (W) 2, Sommers 5 and n/a.
Ell-Saline 4, Sedgwick 3
Ell-Saline 3, Sedgwick 2
BROOKEVILLE — The Sedgwick Cardinals dropped a pair of games to Ell-Saline Tuesday in HOAL play in Brookeville.
Ell-Saline won the first game 4-3 and the second game 3-2. The second game was called in the sixth inning because of darkness.
In the first game. Ell-Saline led 4-1 after five innings. Sedgwick added a pair of runs in the top of the seventh.
Richard Davis pitched six innings for Ell-Saline for the win, striking out 10. Kaden Griffin finished the game for the save. Andrew Hoffsommer took the loss for Sedgwick, striking out seven.
Richard Davis went two for three hitting for Ell-Saline with a home run and two RBIs. Owen Bradley added a solo home run. Griffin also drove in a run.
Trey Bright went two for three hitting for Sedgwick.
In the second game, each team scored two runs in the first inning. Ell-Saline added a run in the fourth.
Griffin threw two innings of relief for Ell-Saline for the win, allowing a hit and a walk. Starter Joel Came allowed two runs on three hits with three walks and three strikeouts.
Nolan Crumrine took the loss for Sedgwick, allowing one earned run on four hits with a walk and six strikeouts.
Spencer Came drove in two runs for Ell-Saline, 13-3. Griffin hit a solo home run.
Hooper Schroeder drove in two runs for Sedgwick. Crumrine went two for two hitting.
Sedgwick is 11-3 and plays Thursday at Douglass.
Hoffsommer (L) and n/a; R.Davis (W), Griffin (S) 7 and n/a. HR — ES: Bradley, R.Davis.
Crumrine (L) and n/a; J.Came, Griffin (W) 4 and n/a.