Archive for Tuesday, May 4, 1999


May 4, 1999


Overland Park -- Shawnee Mission Northwest, fresh off a victory over Olathe East, walloped Free State in a high school softball doubleheader Monday.

Northwest ended O-East's 36-game winning streak on Saturday before dismantling the Firebirds, 17-0 and 12-0.

The Cougars outhit Free State, 25-2, in the twinbill. The Firebirds committed 10 errors in the opener.

Free State's Dawn Terry and Emily Frank both doubled to account for the Firebirds' two hits in the first game. In the nightcap, Jamie Steeve no-hit Free State and struck out 13 of the 15 Firebirds she faced.

Free State dipped to 2-8 with the loss.

Shawnee Mission Northwest 17-12, Free State 0-0

First Game

Free State 000 00--0 2 10

SM Northwest 545 3x--17 15 0

Jamie Morningstar, Erin Gore (4) and Morris. Potter and Blafuss. W--Potter. L--Morningstar.

2B--Dawn Terry, Emily Frank, FS; McCullough, Blafuss, Johnson 2, Potter, SMNW.

Second Game

Free State 000 00--0 0 3

SM Northwest 072 3x--12 10 0

Gore, Morningstar (2) and Casey Asher. Steeve and Blafuss. W--Steeve. L--Gore.

2B--Dinh Phan, SMNW. 3B--Blafuss, SMNW.

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