Powered behind nine hits, Free State’s softball team scored four runs apiece in the fourth and fifth innings, earning a 12-2 run-ruled victory over Leavenworth on Tuesday at Sports Field.
Emma Stanwix, Grace Patchen and Jenalee Dickson all recorded multiple hits for the Firebirds, who improved to 4-2 in the Sunflower League.
The Firebirds (5-4) will face Washburn Rural and Blue Valley on Thursday in Shawnee.
Free State 100 443 – 12 9 3
Leavenworth 000 020 – 2 6 2
W – Mayah Daniels.
FSHS highlights: Emma Stanwix, 3-for-4, RBI, 3 runs; Grace Patchen, 2-for-4, 2 triples, 3 RBI; Jenalee Dickson, 2-for-4, RBI.