Pratt Community College Athletic Director Kurt McAfee was inducted into the Biddy Basketball Hall of Fame on March 26. The induction ceremony was held in KGSO Radio Studios in Wichita, Kan. and McAfee’s induction was carried live on KGSO Radio.
Despite Cassie Kelly's 2-4 performance at the plate on March 9, the Beavers took a 13-5 loss at the hands of Dodge City. Two of the Beavers' runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Kelly. She homered in the first inning and singled in the third inning. Fern Garcia was charged with the loss. She allowed nine runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked two and struck out one.
The Beavers get first win of early season thanks to late double, playing Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa at Pratt with a final score of 8-3.
The Beavers and N.O. Tonkawa traded the lead four times on Feb. 27, but Pratt ended up on top in seven innings. The Beavers finally managed to grab the lead after a strong fifth inning. The Beavers went up for good on a three-run double by Summer Snyder scoring Cassie Kelly, Peyton Jones and Stephanie Seewer.
Kelly racked up four RBIs on two hits for the Beavers. She doubled in the fifth inning and homered in the sixth inning.
On Feb. 22, Pratt Community College inducted eight former PCC athletes into the Hall of Fame.
-Svjetlana Papcevic 2001-2002 Women’s Basketball-
Papcevic was voted team MVP and she was the top rebounder in the KJCCC 2002. She was third in the conference in scoring 2002 and was selected to the Region VI D-I Second Team 2001-2002. She was also named to the Jayhawk Third team All-Conference team in 2001-2002. After graduating from Pratt, she received a full ride scholarship to play basketball at the University of Arizona, where she had a stellar career.
Seward pulls away late for 11-2 victory over The Beavers
On Feb. 18, Seward County Community College pulled away late for the 11-2 victory at Pratt. The Beavers were led by Natalie Ramirez's hitting. Ramirez went 2-2, drove in one and scored one run. She doubled in the fifth inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Fern Garcia was charged with the loss. She came in relief for one inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed four runs.