KCK SWEEPS NEOSHO AND CLINCHES FIRST ROUND HOME PLAYOFF GAME

KCK SWEEPS NEOSHO AND CLINCHES FIRST ROUND HOME PLAYOFF GAME

KCK SWEEPS NEOSHO AND CLINCHES FIRST ROUND HOME PLAYOFF GAME

KCK won both games against Neosho on Wednesday to secure a home playoff game on Saturday, April 26th where they will play the best out of 3, 2 games on Saturday and 1 on Sunday if needed.

In game one, the Blue Devils won 10-0.  Leslie Ford pitched her third no hitter of the season to lead them to record of 29-13 on the season and 17-13 in Region play.  Mierra Morrisette was 3-3 with a home run and knocking in 4 RBI's.  Megan Dike also added a 2 run homerun.  Lacey Santiago went 2-2 with one walk, Hanna Barnhart was 3-3 with a double, Ashley Heningtin was 2-3 with a double, while Justice Scales also went 2-3 in game one.

Game two was not as easy as game one with the Blue Devils down 3-0 in the 4th before they scored their first run on a bases loaded walk.  Lacey Santiago hit a single to score Ashley Henington for the 2nd run of the game.  In the 5th inning Ashley Henington hot a single to score Mierra Morrisette, who got on base with a single, and Megan Dike who walked to get on base. Leslie Ford also singled to score Ashley Henington.  In the 6th inning Hannah Barnhart hit a grandslam to centerfield to put the Blue Devils ahead 9-3.  Neosho scored two more runs int he top of the 7th to make it 9-5.  Elizabeth Seimears started the gane giving up 5 hits and 2 runs. Leslie Ford came into the game in the bottom of the second and gave up only 6 hits and 3 runs for the game.