Youth softball recap
Concordia Lions Club continues losing skid
Tuesday, June 5
Sweet Springs 16
Lions Club 6
Despite a steady, consistent offense throughout the entire game, the Concordia Lions Club Minors softball squad fell to Sweet Springs Koppel Fabrication, 16-6.
The Lions Club sent seven hitters to the plate in the first inning, but only the second hitter, Olivia Johnson, would cross the plate. It was their longest inning until the fifth.
Allie Sayre would score in the second inning after drawing a leadoff walk, while a leadoff single for Elizabeth Shahan would eventually result in a run in the third inning. Sayre would score again in the fourth inning after a leadoff walk.
Despite being down 16-4 heading into the bottom of the fifth, Lions Club showed no quit in picking up two runs. Leadoff Walks from Johnson and Shahan would lead to runs, although the comeback attempt would fall short.
Lions Club pitchers only ceded six hits while striking out eight (two from Alex Oetting, six from Shahan), although the two hurlers combined for 12 walks as well.
Lions Club falls to 0-9 with the loss.
Friday, June 8
Marshall Clemens 20
Lions Club 3
Despite both teams picking up just two hits, Marshall Clemens Pool tamed Concordia Lions Club on June 8, with Lions Club falling, 20-3.
Anastasiya Dempsey, Layla Wycoff, and Allie Sayre tallied all three runs. Wycoff and Alex Oetting tallied the hits, with one single apiece. Wycoff and Sayre scored in the third, while Dempsey’s crossed in the fourth.
Lions Club falls to 0-10 with the loss.
CFM Sluggers mash competition, extends winning streak to three
Monday, June 4
Patient hitting paid off for the CFM Sluggers in their June 4 matchup against Lexington Moose Lodge, pulling away with the 16-2 victory.
The Sluggers scored four runs in the first inning, five in the second, and seven in the third. They did their damage on six hits and 13 walks while striking out just three times.
Brooke Bonar had a huge impact on the matchup, stroking a double and a home run, tallying four RBIs and two runs in the process.
Brenna Myer picked up three walks and two runs, while Aby Jones contributed three walks and runs each. Neveah Russell and Olivia Hemme also tallied a single apiece. Hemme also drove in two runs, while Jacey Jolley drove one in as well.
Addison Roepe and Olivia Hemme combined for a one hitter, with Roepe striking out seven over three innings. She only walked two. Hemme walked two as well, with two strikeouts and a run allowed.
CFM Sluggers advance to 7-3 on the season with the victory.