Shawnee Mission Northwest pitchers held Free State to just five hits and swept at Sunflower League softball doubleheader on Wednesday at the Firebirds' field.
In the first game, SM Northwest's Lauren Young fanned 11 and allowed only one hit Â a single by Jamie Stanclift Â in a 3-1 victory. Free State's Ashley Wagner surrendered only two hits and was the hard-luck loser.
SM Northwest won the nightcap, 8-2, although both teams collected four hits.
Free State dipped to 0-6. The Firebirds will play host to Olathe South today.
SM Northwest 3, Free State 1
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Free State 000 010 0 Â 1 1 1
WPÂLauren Young. LPÂAshley Wagner, 0-3.
Free State highlights: Jamie Stanclift had the lone hit, a single in the fifth.
SM Northwest 8, Free State 2
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Free State 020 000 0 Â 2 4 3
WPÂShondeal. LPÂFelicia Freeman, 0-3.
2BÂ Frazer, SMNW.
Free State highlights: Kasey Asher had two hits. Stanclift and Freeman collected one apiece.