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Lady O breezes through home triangular
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Lady O breezes through home triangular

The Class B No. 2 ranked Beatrice softball team had little trouble getting past South Sioux City and Duchesne on Saturday.

Beatrice defeated South Sioux City 12-0 in the first game of the triangular at Hannibal Park in Beatrice and then beat Omaha Duchesne 12-2 in the next game.

Beatrice hit four home runs in the first game of the triangular, including two from Tavia Hausman.

Beatrice scored five runs in the first inning. With one out, Whtiney Schwisow and Addie Barnard both singled. Schwisow scored on an error and Barnard eventually scored on Hannah Lytle's RBI single.

Hausman's first home run was a two-run home run, which made it 4-0.

Avery Barnard and Carley Leners got the rally going again when they both reached on walks. They advanced on a ground out and Reganne's RBI single made it 5-0 after the first inning.

Beatrice continued to pile it on in the second inning. Schwisow led off with a walk and scored on Addie Barnard's two run home run, making it 7-0.

Lytle then doubled and scored on Hausman's second two run home run of the game, making it 9-0. Avery Barard then stepped up to the plate and blasted a solo home run to make it 10-0.

Leners walked, Laney Workman singled and Henning connected for an RBI single to make it 11-0.

Beatrice put the game away in the third inning. With two outs, Caryss Jurgens singled, Maddie Laflin walked and a run scored on Henning's RBI single, making it 12-0, which would be the final.

Riley Schwisow pitched all three innings for the Lady O, giving up no runs on one hit while striking out three.

Omaha Duchesne jumped out to a 2-0 lead over Beatrice in the first inning, but that lead was short lived. Beatrice scored four runs in the first inning, six runs in the second inning and two runs in the third inning to run away with the win.

Beatrice's rally in the first inning started with a double by Olivia Aden followed by an RBI single by Whitney Schwisow. Hannah Lytle's two-run home run made it 3-2.

Hausman re-started the rally with a walk and she eventually scored on Rylee Pangborn's RBI triple, which made it 4-2.

In the second inning, Morgan Mahoney doubled, Aden reached on an error and Schwisow walked to load the bases with nobody out. Addie Barnard then reached on an error, which allowed two runs to score, making it 6-2.

Lytle came through with a two RBI double, which extended the lead to 8-2 and Avery Barnard's RBI single made it 9-2. Pangborn then singled and one more run came in on a ground out to make it 10-2.

In the third inning, Aden led off with a double and scored on Schwisow's RBI triple. She would eventually score on Lytle's sacrifice fly, giving Lytle five RBI's in the game. That made it 12-2 and ended the game.

Pangborn pitched all four innings, giving up two earned runs on four hits while striking out one.

Beatrice is 12-1 on the season and they traveled to Grand Island for a make-up triangular with Northwest and Hastings on Monday. Beatrice will host York Tuesday night.

Fairbury wins home invite

The Class C No. 1 ranked Fairbury softball team won their home invite on Saturday. They beat  Centennial 8-7 in the first game before beating Hastings St. Cecilia 14-12 in the second game.

In the championship game, Fairbury beat Grand Island Northwest 6-5 in nine innings. The Lady Jeffs were down 4-1 entering the seventh inning, but scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie it 4-4.

Both teams scored a run in the eighth inning to make it 5-5. Fairbury broke through for one more run in the ninth to win 6-5.

Jami Mans had a double, two singles and a run scored in the game. Raven DeFrain had two singles while Jaelle Johnson had a single, a run and an RBI. Brittyn Wentz and Cora DeBoer had a single each.

The Lady Jeffs benefited from four Northwest defensive errors.

Jami Mans also pitched all nine innings, giving up four runs (one earned) on seven hits.

Fairbury is now 10-3 on the season and will be in action again Tuesday when they host Auburn.

Other Sunland softball scores

Conestoga 8, Southern 7

Bishop Neumann 6, Southern 5

Southern 11, Raymond Central 0

Freeman 6, Aurora 4

Northwest 14, Freeman 0

Centennial 2, Freeman 0


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