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No. 6 KCC softball sweeps at tourney


WEST BURLINGTON - The sixth-ranked Kirkwood softball team won both of  its games in the SCC Tournament at the Fun City indoor complex in West  Burlington Sunday.

The Eagles topped Marshalltown, 11-3, in their first game and trimmed  Southeastern, 6-5, to finish the event with a 3-1 record.

Kirkwood scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning to erase a  4-3 deficit and trim Southeastern in the second game. Randyn Carter  and Jessie Frasher belted home runs for the winners.

Carter collected three RBIs in Game 2 and Frasher drove in two runs.  Autum Barthelman had two hits. Isabelle True pitched four innings in  relief for the victory.

Shelby Hulsebus went 3-for-4 with two runs, two RBIs and three stolen  bases in the leadoff spot in the victory over Marshalltown in Game 1.  Barthelman was 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs in the No. 2 spot  right behind Hulsebus.

Courtney Harris went 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Carter had  two RBIs. Carrie Nelson pitched the first three innings for the victory.

Game 1

Marshalltown    012 00 - 3 0 0
Kirkwood        603 02 - 11 12 1

Carrie Nelson, Katie Cubbage (4) and Haley DeWitte. W - Nelson (1-0).  2B - Courtney Harris, HR -  Autum Barthelman RBI: Shelby Hulsebus (2) , Barthelman (2) , Carter (2) , Harris (2) , Jessie Frasher . SB -  Hulsebus (3) ,Barthelman , DeWitte.

Game 2

Kirkwood        030 03 - 6 6 0
Southeastern    310 01 - 5 5 0

Payton Akers, Isabelle True (2) and Olivia Richards. W - True (1-1).  HR - Randyn Carter, Jessie Frasher. RBI - Autum Barthelman, Carter  (3), Frasher (2). SB - Shelby Hulsebus, Barthelman, Courtney Harris.



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