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Busters Split with Lopers

Busters Split with Lopers

Broncbusters drops 17-5 game toLamar Community College

Despite Hailey Motherwell's 2-3 performance at the plate on Thursday, Broncbusters took a 17-5 loss at the hands of Lamar Community College at Garden City, KS.

Two of Broncbusters' runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Motherwell. She singled in the first inning and doubled in the fifth inning.

Stevie Wadsworth got the win for Lamar Community College despite allowing five runs over five innings. Wadsworth struck out four, walked two and gave up eight hits.

Home runs for Lamar Community College came when Mariah Lopezhomered in the fourth inning, Danzille McFarland homered in the fifth inning, and Baylee Patterson homered in the fifth innings.

Lamar Community College's Jerhen Montez, Patterson, McFarland and Lopez combined for 12 hits and 15 RBIs.

Kaitlyn Bean was charged with the loss. She allowed 17 runs in five innings, walked one and struck out one.

In the bottom of the first, Broncbusters grabbed the early lead, 1-0. The Broncbusters attack began with a single from Erin Jankiewicz. A single by Bean then moved Jankiewicz from first to second. Motherwell singled, scoring Jankiewicz.

Broncbusters matched its two-run third inning with two more in the fifth. In the third, Broncbusters scored on a groundout by Jankiewicz, bringing homeCheyenne Phelps.

The lead stayed with Lamar Community College after the fourth, when it scored nine runs on a three-run double by Montez, an error, a two-run home run by Lopez, and two singles.

Lamar Community College tacked on another eight runs in the fifth. The inning got off to a hot start when Patterson homered. That was followed up by Lopez's single, scoring Kelsee Bushell.

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Offenses dominate as Broncbustersoutscores Lamar Community College 12-11

Scoreboard operators were busy at Garden City, KS on Thursday as Broncbusters and Lamar Community College combined for 23 runs. Broncbusters eventually won the offensive battle 12-11 in seven innings.

The teams combined for 19 hits, including seven extra base hits.

The game was back-and-forth heading into the sixth, with eight lead changes.

Broncbusters finally managed to grab the lead after a strong sixth inning. A two-run error scored Leisha Nakagawa and Tascha Holeman and gave Broncbusters the lead for good.


Shaylene Shepherd got the win for Broncbusters despite allowing six runs over six innings. She struck out two, walked none and surrendered eight hits.

Cheyenne Phelps, Holeman and Shepherd helped lead Broncbusters. They combined for five hits and four RBIs.

The bottom of the first saw Broncbusters take an early lead, 1-0.

Gabriella Diaz homered, bringing home Baylee Patterson and Paige Miley, part of a five-run second inning for Lamar Community College.

Lamar Community College brought home one run in the fifth inning, and matched that run total in the seventh. In the fifth, Lamar Community College scored on an RBI double by Riley Lane, bringing home Patterson.

Broncbusters quickly matched Lamar Community College's strong inning with a one-run inning of its own in the fifth. Broncbusters scored on an RBI single by Shepherd.

The sixth spelled defeat for Lamar Community College, as Broncbusters grabbed the lead for good. More runners rounded the bases on a two-run single by Holeman.

Lamar Community College scored one run in the top of the seventh to cut its deficit to one. A solo home run by Patterson triggered Lamar Community College's comeback. Broncbusters closed the game out when Shepherd got Lane to fly out.

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