Softball

Friday Mar 06
Softball 2:00 PM
at Kansas City Kansas Community College

No. 6 KCC softball splits openers

No. 6 KCC softball splits openers
Sunday, 09 February 2020 05:19 Metro Sports Report

WEST BURLINGTON - The sixth-ranked Kirkwood softball team split two games Saturday at the SCC Dome Tournament in West Burlington.

The Eagles were pounded by Indian Hills, 12-0, in the season opener at the Fun City complex and got only one hit against the winners, who are ranked No. 8 in NJCAA Division I softball.

Kirkwood bounced back with a 10-5 victory over Iowa Western with home runs by Randyn Carter, London Jackson, and Angie Gorkow. Carter was  2-for-2 and drove in three runs. Jayme Finn collected three RBIs.  Shelby Hulsebus and Courtney Harris had two hits. Jackson drove in two runs.

The Eagles trailed 5-4 but scored six times in the bottom of the fourth inning for the victory in the five-inning game.

Kirkwood has two more games in the tournament on Sunday.

Game 1

Indian Hills     104 34 - 12
Kirkwood         000 00 - 0

Isabelle True, Carrie Nelson (5) and Haley DeWitte. L - True (0-1). SB  - Shelby Hulsebus.

Game 2

Iowa Western     003 20 - 5
Kirkwood         301 6x - 10

Payton Akers and Jessie Frasher. W - Akers (1-0). 2B - Jayme Finn. HR  - London Jackson, Angie Gorkow, Randyn Carter. RBI - Finn (3), Jackson  (2), Gorkow, Sydney Albaugh, Carter (3). SF - Albaugh. Shelby Hulsebus  (2).