Lady Trojans softball team wins two gamesBy Lisa Schlichtman

Thursday, September 18, 2008

The Southwest Lady Trojans softball team earned convincing wins over Sarcoxie and College Heights to boost their early season record to 4-2.

On Sept. 9, Southwest travelled to Joplin to play College Heights. The Lady Trojans dominated the game and won 12-2. Haley Clifton picked up the win on the mound with six strike-outs and no walks.

Kelsey Henry had a good night at the plate with a home run, triple and one RBI. Lacey Corn also had a good outing with two singles, a double and two RBI.

Other Lady Trojan hit leaders were: Sarah Conley, one double; Haley Clifton, one double; Chelsea Sneed, two singles and one RBI; Stacy Hobbs, two singles; Hannah Clifton, one double; Aleesa Randall, one single; and Kirstie Ickes, one single.

Southwest hosted Sarcoxie on Sept. 5 and claimed its first home win with a 9-0 shut-out. Hannah Clifton pitched this game and did not allow a run. Henry served as her battery mate.

The Lady Trojans' top hitters were: Ickes, one triple, one double and one RBI; Conley, one double; and Hannah Clifton, one double and two RBI.

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