CANTON—At the Class 2-1A Softball Regionals on Monday hosted by Canton-Galva they had a game matching cross county rivals Moundridge and Inman playing and the Lady Wildcats got the better of the Lady Teutons by scoring a 19-7 win.
While Inman scored three runs in the top of the first, Moundridge bounced back with two of their own in the bottom of the innings before Inman added a run in the top of the second to hold their only leads of the game at 3-0 and 4-2.
It was their only lead because in the second and third innings the Lady Wildcats pounced all over the Lady Teutons by pouring across eight runs in the second and then adding another nine in the third to take a very commanding 19-4 advantage into the final half of the game. Despite adding three more runs, it was not enough for Inman as the never caught up with Moundridge and lost 19-7 in the end.
Bailey Jo Ediger, Hope Schriner and Macy DeWitt supplied the Lady Teutons with nearly all their offense as they recorded seven of the teams eight hits, with Ediger pounding out three while Schriner and DeWitt each added two. While one of Schriner’s was a double, it was the double by Rachel Harman with her only hit of the game that knocked in two runs.
Kennedy Shober and Hannah Lucas split time on the Mound for Inman as Shober gave up nine hits and 14 runs while walking six. Lucas gave up just four hits, but five runs while walking three and striking out two.
For the Lady Wildcats, they made the best of their 13 hits by hammering out three home runs by Makenzie Elmore, Keira Sebrant and Katie Castor, while also getting a pair of doubles from both Keira and Zi Zi Sebrant.
Overall Keira and Sebrant each accounted for three hits, with Keira knocking in five runs and Sebrant accounting for four runs batted in. Ellen Durst added a pair of hits, while Bethany Stucky, Sebrant, Durst and Elmore all scored three times.
Not only did Sebrant have a huge game at the plate for the Lady Wildcats, she also pitched the full game, giving up just the eight hits and six earned runs while walking six and striking out three.
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