Softball Splits with KCK
Kelsie Lundgren collected three hits, sparking Pratt to a 7-3 victory in seven innings over Kansas city on Saturday at Kansas City. She singled in the first and third innings and tripled in the fourth inning.
Pratt never trailed after scoring two runs in the first on an error and an RBI single by Liz Wahl.
One Kansas city run crossed the plate in the bottom half of the second, making the score 2-1. An RBI double by Alika Buttermore triggered Kansas city's comeback. But, Taylor Rathgeber got Emily Lappert to ground out to end the inning.
Pratt built upon its lead with four runs in the third. A error scored Derian Weber for the inning's first run. That was followed up by Ashton Neumann's single, bringing home Lundgren.
Two runs in the bottom of the fifth helped Kansas city close its deficit to 7-3. A two-run error fueled Kansas city's comeback. Rathgeber ended the inning by getting Buttermore to fly out.
In game two, Pratt lost 5-4 in seven innings at Kansas City, despite outhitting Kansas city 10 to seven.
Liz Wahl was solid at the plate for Pratt. Wahl went 2-3, drove in one and scored one run. She doubled in the second inning and singled in the fourth inning.
The Kansas city lineup had no answer for Hailey Morgan. Morgan gave up just one hit, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out none during her 3 1/3 innings of work.
Pratt jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second. Pratt got a spark in the form of a Brenda Novelo double, before before Wahl doubled, scoring Novelo.
Kansas city never surrendered the lead after the third inning, scoring five runs on two doubles, an error, and two singles.
After pushing across two runs in the top of the fourth, Pratt faced just a 5-3 deficit. A two-run double by Corrin Cook triggered Pratt's comeback. Finally, Myrian Cisneros got Rachael Schoonmaker to ground out to end the threat.
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