Softball wins doubleheader

Jacie Scott connects with the ball, sending it to left field. The Lady Saints’ offense was on fire Thursday against Northwest Kansas Technical College. Not only did they score 18 runs but they recorded five home runs. Scott, a sophomore from Shattuck, Oklahoma, hit one of the home runs. (Logan Scruggs)

Seward County Community College softball team played against Northwest Kansas Technical College on April 8.

The first game was a slug fest, with Seward hitting six home runs. Macy Cesa-Spearman, Jacie Scott, Jaci Oakley, Ashley Low, and Alyssah Pontoja hitting two of the six. 

The Lady Saints won the first game with a final score of 18-1. 

The second game, Jaci Scott, Jaci Oakley, and Ashley Low tore up the base paths with some aggressive running. Each recorded a stolen base but their running went beyond statistics. They forced some NWKTC errors and extended hits.

Ireland Caro pitched for the Lady Saints for a duration of four innings. Hannah Schulman pitched for one inning and Alyssah Pontoja went and pitched for two innings. 

This game also ended with a win for Seward with a score of 9-5. 

With this win under their belt, the Lady Saints are now tied for second place in the Jayhawk West Conference. Their next game will be on April 10 in El Dorado against Butler Community College at 12 p.m.