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Softball goes 1-1

On the final day of the 8 State Classic, the Emporia State softball team traveled to Bentonville, Ark. where they split the day. They defeated Quincy after falling to #18 Mo.-St Louis. The Lady Hornets finished the weekend tournament, 5-1.

The Lady Hornets started Sunday falling to UMSL 5-1 with Andrea Piezuch, senior outfielder, scoring the only run in the fifth inning. UMSL would answer with runs in sixth and seventh innings to defeat the Lady Hornets. This was junior pitcher Kaitlyn Caston’s first loss of the year.

Tricia Vogel, senior infielder, started out the night cap against Quincy with a three run homer in the third to put the Lady Hornets up 3-0. Laura Seemann, junior outfielder, and Jacie Stephens, freshman catcher, also hit RBI doubles helping the Hornets clinch the 6-2 victory over Quincy.

The Lady Hornet now prepare for the St. Cloud Indoor Tournament in St. Cloud, Minn. next weekend.

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