Warriors fall to Bethany
Bacone watched as Bethany erupted for four runs in the third and six runs in the eighth to beat the Warriors 11-7 on Friday.
Bacone (2-3) fell behind 1-0 in the top of the first and 5-3 in the top of the third only to score twice in the third innings to tie the game at 5-5. The Warriors added a run in the sixth for a 6-5 lead before Bethany’s six-run eighth.
Tony Mendez, Anthony Seabolt and Jonathan Villela each had three hits while Eric Folkers drove in four runs for the Warriors. Alberto Pena (2-3) took the loss in relief.
Bacone beats Cent. Methodist
SHAWNEE – In their season opener, the Bacone Lady Warriors managed to upend Central Methodist 7-1 in the Saint Gregory’s Invitational.
The Lady Warriors scored in top of the first after Tarah Moutray singled home Kelli Costello; Moutray scored later in the inning off a double by Lucy Walter to give Bacone a 2-0 lead.
That turned out to be all Bacone needed as Taylor Paulson (1-0) shut down the Eagles attack; the senior allowed one run on five hits in the complete game.
Moutray finished three-for-four with three RBIs; Chelsea Schuler went one-for-four with two RBIs.
Connors State goes 1-2
FORT WORTH, Texas – Connors State Cowgirls posted a 1-2 record on the opening day of the prestigious Cowtown Softball Tournament Friday, defeating Labette County, Kan. 7-1 in their final game of the day.
The Cowgirls opened the tournament with an 11-3 loss to Weatherford, Texas, followed by a heartbreaking loss to North Central Texas, 7-6.
Connors is now 1-4 entering today’s schedule. The Cowgirls will play three games, battling Northeast Texas, Hill Community College and Ranger College.
Vian ex Chelsie Drew spearheaded the Cowgirls win over Labette with a solo home run in the third inning to give Connors an early 1-0 lead in the third inning.
Hilldale grad Kali Romine connected on a solo home runin the loss to North Texas.