PRATT —Walk this way. Walk this way.
Ellinwood’s softball team swept Pratt Skyline 19-1 and 17-0, taking advantage of 31 walks and 11 hit batters in the doubleheader. The Eagles (10-6) are scheduled to play Little River Monday. Ellinwood pitcher Teigan Torres (10-6) earned both victories.
ELLINWOOD 19, SKYLINE 1 (G1) — Ellinwood delivered four hits in the walkfest. Lauren Petz doubled and drove home three runs. Elaina Hernandez and Anahi Mendez each doubled and drove in two runs. Kaitlyn Pohlman singled and drove in a run.
Torres struck out seven batters in three innings.
Skyline pitchers Madison Adams and Kyrian Keeling combined to walk 20 batters with five hit batters.
ELLINWOOD 17, SKYLINE 0 (G2) — Torres (10-6) was sharper with a one-hit shuout with six strikeouts in three innings. Kyrian Keeling singled for Skyline (0-16).
Brooke McReynolds doubled and drove home three runs. Ashlynn Raya and Elaina Hernandez each doubled and drove home two runs. Torres forced home two runs without a hit.
The Eagles benefited from 17 baserunners without a hit. Skyline pitcher Molly Meiklejohn walked 11 batters and hit six batters.
Ellinwood (15)22 — 19 4 0
Skyline 001 — 1 2 1
Meiklejohn and Tobin. Torres and Panning. W—Torres, 9-6. L—Mieklejohn. 2B—E—Petz, Mendez, Hernandez, Pohlman; S—Mieklejohn.
Ellinwood (11)24 — 17 4 0
Skyline 100 — 0 1 1
Adams, Keeling and Tobin. Torres and Panning. W—Torres, 10-6. L—Adams. 2B—E—McReynolds.