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Larned softball loses to Hillsboro
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Hillsboro sweeps Indians

HILLSBORO – Larned pushed hard for an upset, but Hillsboro’s girls escaped with a doubleheader sweep 15-12 and 16-6 in Thursday’s Central Kansas League softball games. Larned (1-7) plays Halstead (5-2) at home Tuesday.

HILLSBORO 15, INDIANS 12 (G1) – Larned hustled for 12 runs and 11 hits, but was unable to slow the Trojans’ scoring.

Larned’s Emma Thompson and Kiana Meyer each drove home two runs. Kenzie Reinert scored five runs and drove home a run. Karley Lemuz drove home a run. Madison Wood and Autumn Pate each scored two runs.

Hillsboro’s Kori Arnold drilled a 3-run double after Reese Hefley doubled home two runs and Sky Stucky ripped a 2-run homer in a 7-run sixth inning. Hefley drove home four runs. Arnold, Stucky and R. Petersen each drove home two runs.

HILLSBORO 16, INDIANS 6 (G2) – Larned kept hustling with six runs. Kenzie Reinert and Sophia Skelton drove home runs. Kenzie Reinert doubled and had two hits. Thompson, Skelton and Pate each delivered one hit.

Hillsboro’s Stucky hit her third homer and drove home two runs. Arnold and Kirsten Klaver each drove home two runs.

Larned 130 301 4 – 12 11 3

Hillsboro 017 007 x – 15 11 2

Wood and Kenzie Reinert. Stucky and Driggers, Arnold. W—Stucky. L—Wood. 2B—L—Lemuz, Shaver; H—Hefley, Arnold. 3B—H—Hefley. HTR—H—Stucky 2.

Larned 301 02 – 6 5 3

Hillsboro 76 12 – 16 15 3

Madison Reinert, Wood (3) and Kenzie Reinert. Arnold and Stucky. W—Arnold. L—M. Reinert. 2B—L—K. Reinert; H—Kluver, Brewer. HR—H—Stucky.


Hoisington 8-0 8-0

Pratt 6-2 6-4

Halstead 5-2 5-2

Haven 4-2 6-2

Smoky Valley 5-3 5-5

Hillsboro 3-3 5-3

Hesston 2-5 2-5

Nickerson 2-6 2-6

Larned 1-7 1-7

Lyons 1-7 1-7

4-14—Hoisington 16-12, 13-7 Haven; Halstead 11-6, 15-3 Smoky Valley; Hillsboro 15-12, 16-6; Nickerson 20, Hesston 5; Hesston 23, Nickerson 22 

4-19—Smoky Valley at Pratt; Hesston at Lyons; Haven at Nickerson; Hillsboro at Hoisington; Halstead at Larned

4-22—Pratt at Hesston; Lyons at Haven; Hoisington at Halstead; Nickerson at Hillsboro