Home runs propel Blue Springs to victory – The Examiner

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The Blue Springs softball team powered up for a Suburban Gold Conference victory on their visit to Liberty North on Thursday.

Brooklyn Saysoff hit two home runs and Kadence Shepherd hit a home run and broke a 5-5 sixth-inning tie with an RBI single as the Wildcats rallied to edge the Eagles 9-5.

Blue Springs trailed 5-1 when Shepherd and Saysoff homered to score a fifth inning four run to tie.

The Wildcats then took the lead on Shepherd’s hit and retired with three more runs to improve to 10-3 overall and 2-2 in the conference.

Saysoff, who tied the game with his breath in the fifth, added a home run in the sixth. She finished 3 for 4 with four RBIs. Shepherd finished with five RBIs.

Rien Moore pitched two scoreless innings in relief for the win. Starter Lucia Trevino allowed two hits, five walks and five runs (two earned) while striking out three in five innings.

Matti Peters went 3-for-3 with two runs scored, MaKenna DeLany and Ashton Arndt each added two hits, and Cejai Holland had one hit and two RBIs for the Wildcats.

BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH 6, LEE’S SUMMIT WEST 3: Nationally ranked Blue Springs South rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to earn a key Suburban Gold Conference win over host Lee’s Summit West on Thursday.

South made three errors in the first set to give the host Titans the lead, but the Jaguars scored four in the second, capped by Madison Hoffman’s two-run double and Emily Berry’s RBI single, to take the lead. head.

Hoffman, who was 2 for 4 with four RBIs and took the win in the circle, added an RBI brace in a two-run third for a 6-3 lead. Abbie Wilhelm drove in the other inning with an RBI single.

Hoffman went the distance, scattering seven hits, allowing no earned runs and striking out six as the No. 1-ranked Jaguars in the state improved to 16-0 overall and 3-0 in the conference.

WILLIAM CHRISMAN 13, NORTH KANSAS CITY 6: Isabelle Dufva and June Johnson each homered and had three hits and each starter had at least one hit to lead William Chrisman to a non-conference road win over North Kansas City on Thursday.

Chrisman broke a 4-4 tie with three runs in the fourth inning and retired with six runs in the sixth.

Dufva also tripled and Johnson doubled for the Bears (5-8), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Skylar Dufva struck out six in a full game for the win.

Aariana Paprocki doubled and singled twice with two RBIs, Bri Wyenandt added two hits and Kiara Boldridge had a single and two RBIs for the Bears, who had 14 hits.

CHRISTIAN SUMMIT 8, SMA 2: Sophia Infranca hit a home run but St. Michael the Archangel Catholic couldn’t overcome an 8-0 deficit in a loss to Summit Christian Academy on Thursday at Legacy Park.

Summit Christian scored four runs in each of the third and fourth innings before St. Michael scored two in the bottom of the fourth.

Infranca also had a single and finished with two RBIs, one run and two stolen bases. Jesse Rogge doubled and Karli Allen had a walk and two stolen bases for the Guardians (3-8).

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