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LHS softball sweeps doubleheader, 29-2

May 16, 2014

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— The Lawrence High softball team converted 35 hits into 29 runs on its way to a doubleheader sweep of Shawnee Mission North on Thursday.

The Lions won their first game, 15-0 in five innings. Morgan Byrn led LHS on offense, tallying 5 RBIs on 3-for-4 batting, including two doubles. Megan Sumonja (6-4) picked up the win on the mound, limiting SMN to one hit while striking out eight batters in five innings.

Byrn had a home run and batted in another five runs in the late game, which LHS won, 14-2. Jolona Shield (7-3) earned the complete-game victory, allowing one run on five hits and striking out three.

Lawrence High had 15 hits go for extra bases during the twinbill. Seven players in each game had at least one RBI, led by Byrn (10 total RBI) and Kristen Gile (5 total RBI).

The Lions finished the regular season 13-7 and will take the field next for regional play.


Lawrence High 15-14, Shawnee Mission North 0-2

Game One

Lawrence 114 27 — 15 18 0

SM North 000 00 — 0 1 1

W — Megan Sumonja (6-4). L — Chloe Green.

2B — Morgan Byrn (2), Kristen Gile, LHS. 3B — Lillie Huckaby, Jolona Shield, LHS. HR — Kenzie Garvin, LHS.

LHS highlights — Sumonja, 5 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 8 Ks; Byrn, 3-for-4, 5 RBI, 3 runs; Gile, 2-for-4, 3 RBI; Shield, 3-for-3, RBI; Garvin, 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 2 runs.

Game Two

Lawrence 002 412 5 — 14 17 0

SM North 100 000 1 — 2 5 2

W — Jolona Shield (7-3). L — Cat Reed.

2B — Marly Carmona, Kristen Gile, Annie Grammer, Katelyn Murrish, LHS. 3B — Carmona, Gile, Sophie Taylor, LHS. HR — Morgan Byrn, Andrea Mills, LHS.

LHS highlights — Shield, 7 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 3 K, 2-for-4, RBI; Byrn, 2-for-4, 5 RBI; Carmona, 2-for-5, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Gile, 3-for-5, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Murrish, 3-for-4, 2 runs, RBI.

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