Quick Hits, March 20

By Democrat staff


Windsor third at Santa Fe Snowflake Invitational

The Lady Greyhounds opened its 2017 campaign with a third-place finish at the Santa Fe Snowflake Invitational.

Windsor (2-2) opened the tournament defeating Santa Fe, 13-4.

They coninuted with losses Wellington-Napoleon, 14-4, and Smithton, 9-7.

Windsor clinched third with a 21-5 victory over Orrick. Riley Rollins pitched through the Orrick game.

The Lady Greyhounds face Skyline 4:30 p.m. Monday on the road.


Lincoln 6, Green Ridge 5

Green Ridge softball dropped its season opener Friday, 6-5, to the Lady Cardinals at Lincoln High School in Lincoln.

Merry Allen bunted for two hits, and finished 3-for-4 at the plate with an RBI.

Holly Thomas and Madison Billingsley had an RBI apiece.

Freshman Jeanette Berry had 2 RBIs and a sacrifice fly.

Quincy Scotten was 2-for-4 batting and pitched nine innings.

The Lady Tigers play at Santa Fe 4:30 p.m. Monday.


Missouri 9, Alabama 5

The Tigers (19-1) completed a 3-game road sweep of Alabama on Sunday, 9-5.

Missouri beat the Crimson Tide on Friday, 3-0. and 7-4 on Saturday.

Cole Bartlett improved to 3-0, appearing in the fourth to preserve a 1-run lead.

TJ Sikkema picked up his third save, pitching 3 1/3 scoreless innings.

Kameron Misner, Brett Bond and Trey Harris had one RBI each in the first frame, and the Tigers picked up three more runs in the fifth inning behind a Connor Brumfield 2-RBI single.

Missouri hosts Little Rock 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Columbia.

Central Missouri 11, Nebraska-Kearney 10 (F/7)

After a 11-10 loss to the Lopers on Saturday, the Mule rebounded with an 11-0 shutout at Nebraksa-Kearney.

Erik Webb homered in the first and third inning, and later doubled. Webb, who scored four times, and Miles Orscheln finished with four RBIs apiece.

Taylor Burns (3-2) allowed three hits to the Lopers in seven innings. He struck out three and walked a pair.

Central Missouri (17-5, 9-3 MIAA) host Lindenwood 6 p.m. Tuesday before a weekend series at Northwest Missouri in Maryville.


Augustana 1, Central Missouri 0

The Jennies committed three errors Sunday against Augustana in the Missouri Western Regional Crossover in St. Joseph.

An error in the third inning surrendered an unearned run to Sarah Kennedy — the only run of the game in a 1-0 Augustana victory over UCM.

Alexa Bradley (4-8) took the loss for the Jennies, allowing seven hits and no walks in seven innings.

Lexy Pederson earned the shutout for Augustana, issuing six walks and five hits.

Central Missouri 4, Minnesota-Duluth 2

Central Missouri (11-16) bounced back from an early loss to Augustana on Sunday with a 4-2 victory over Minnesota-Duluth.

Jordan Johnson allowed two runs on three hits in 4 2/3 innings. Katie Giacone and Alexa Bradley conserved the lead for UCM.

The Jennies scored all its runs in the first and second innings. Alex Leonhart scored on a Central Missouri double-steal, and pinch-hitter Aubrey Daniel took a bases-loaded walk in the second inning.

UCM travels to Joplin on Wednesday for a doubleheader with Missouri Southern. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Missouri 10, Monmouth 1 (F/5)

Missouri softball finished 4-1 at the USF Tournament in Clearwater, Florida, concluding the event with a 10-1 victory over Monmouth in five innings,

Kirsten Mack batted 3-for-3 with three RBIs, a double and stolen base.

Madi Norman (7-5) pitched four innings and allowed one unearned run. Parker Conrad pitched a scoreless fifth.



Stover 2, Laquey 0

The Lady Bulldogs won its first match of the season Saturday in the Fair Grove Invitational Tournament consolation match, 2-0, over Laquey in Fair Grove.

Gracie Thompson scored both Stover goals, one in each half.

Shelby Jackson recorded the shutout in goal.

Stover (1-2) hosts Fair Grove 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.


Smithton 10, Versailles 6

Iberia 20, Smithton 1

New Bloomfield 12, Tipton 2

Vienna 12, Tipton 2

The Tigers (17-11) defeated North Dakota State, 16-6, and South Florida 13-4 in six innings on Saturday.

Missouri visits College Station, Texas 6:30 p.m. Friday, facing Texas A&M.

By Democrat staff

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Coaches, please report scores and stats to [email protected]

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