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Free State softball splits at SM South

April 6, 2014

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— Free State High’s softball team received two strong outings from pitchers Meredith Morris and Kaley Delg in its season-opening doubleheader against Shawnee Mission South, and came away with a 1-1 record.

The Firebirds dropped Game One, 2-0, despite a complete-game three-hitter from Morris. Morris allowed two runs and struck out eight while walking none.

Free State bounced back in Game Two to win, 6-1, behind multi-hit games from Emily Bermel and Emily Byers.

Delg also went the distance to earn the win.

FSHS will play again Tuesday against Olathe South.

Game One

FSHS 000 000 0 — 0 4 2

SMS 110 000 x — 2 3 0

W — King. L — Meredith Morris, 0-1.

FSHS highlights — Morris: 6 innings, 2 runs, 3 hits, 8 strikeouts, 0 walks.

Game Two

FSHS 001 011 3 — 6 9 1

SMS 001 000 0 — 1 10 1

W — Kaley Delg, 1-0. L — Schiefer.

2B — Emily Bermel, Whitney Rothwell, Free State. 3B — Meredith Morris, Free State.

LHS highlights — Bermel 2-for-3; Emily Byers 2-for-3, 2 RBIs.

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