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Pratts pitching shuts out Indians
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Larneds Haley Skelton fouls a pitch in the first game of Tuesdays doubleheader against Pratt. - photo by Photo by JANET FLESKE

LARNED — No runs, no hits, no chance.
Pratt ace pitcher Paige Huber held Larned hitless in a 5-0 and 13-0 doubleheader sweep to dominate the Indians. Pratt (4-0) held Larned (2-6) to three baserunners in two games.
PRATT 5, LARNED 0 — The Indians struck out 16 times. Kelsey Parr spoiled Huber’s perfect game with a fourth-inning walk. Baylea Perez grounded out three times and Maddy Wares and Madison Erway grounded out.
Larned starter Mattie Glover threw a solid game. Brooke Theis scored Pratt’s first run on Luz Acosta’s groundout. Theis’ single drove home Madalynn Wilson and Breanna Bosley’s double drove home Theis for a 3-0 lead after three innings.
Allisan McGowan’s single drove home Brianna Cruz after a sixth-inning double. McGowan stole home for Pratt’s fifth run.
PRATT 13, LARNED 0 — Larned’s Perez and Lynzi Myrick drew walks. Pratt pitchers Huber and Breanna Bosley combined for 10 strikeouts. Larned committed eight errors that led to nine unearned runs.
Pratt’s Theis homered and drove in three runs. Cruz and Acosta each drove in two runs. Jenna Fincham scored on an error and Theis’ double scored Wilson in a three-run first inning. Cruz’s sacrifice fly scored Huber.
Theis’ two-run homer that scored Huber sparked a four-run third inning. Bosley and Cruz scored on errors for a 7-0 lead.
Acosta’s single scored Cruz.
A five-run fifth inning led to a run-rule victory. Wilson’s single scored Fincham. Wilson and Huber scored on errors. Cruz’s double scored Kendall Hutchison. Cruz stole home for Pratt’s 13th run.

Pratt 012 002 0 — 5 7 0
Larned 000 000 0 — 0 0 0
Huber and Theis. Glover and Myrick. W—Huber. L—Glover. 2B—P, Huber, Bosley, McGowan, Cruz.

Pratt 304 15 — 13 9 1
Larned 000 00 — 0 0 8
Huber, Bosley (4) and Theis. Glover, Clark (5) and Myrick. W—Huber. L—Glover. 2B—P, Cruz 3, Theis. HR—P, Theis.