NEWTON, Kan. – The 20th-ranked Morningside College softball team continued their stunning start to the season on Sunday.
The Mustangs beat the Bethel College Threshers 11-2 in five innings, 9-2 to wrap up their weekend.
Bishop Heelan High grad and Morningside junior outfielder Ellie Cropley had four combined hits, three runs scored, three doubles, one triple and two RBIs.
Morgan Nixon had a day of six hits. She scored one run, one double and two RBIs.
Sophomore infielder Sydney Peterson increased his hitting streak to seven games. Carson Cameron has five hits, one double, three RBIs and two runs scored.
In the circle, senior Alex Nelson completed three innings and struck out five with just one earned run allowed. Sophomore Lisa Bolton was equally spectacular in Game 2, go the distance with seven strikeouts.
WAYNE STATE 3, FORT HAYS STATE 2: Wayne State came up with the go-ahead in the top of the seventh for the final victory.
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