The St. Louis Community College softball team completed a sweep of Mineral Area College in Farmington on Thursday afternoon, winning the opener 13-0 (in 5 innings) and taking the nightcap 7-4. With the wins, the Archers improve to 32-8 and 9-3 in Region 16 play, and secure the number 1 seed at the Region 16 tournament next weekend at Cottey College.
Kyla Blankenship threw five innings, allowing only one Cardinal batter to reach base (a one out single in the fifth inning), while striking out 10 hitters not allowing a walk, she moves to 18-3 on the year. Shekinah Griffith, Madison Sundling and Sarah Goers each collected 2 hits on the afternoon, with Sundling adding a double and 5 rbi's. Griffith, Rasey and Fisher each scored 3 runs for the Archers.
Kourtney Timper improved to 6-1 on the year as she tossed 4.1 innings in the nightcap. Blankenship had 2 hits in game 2 and picked up her second save of the year as she threw 2.2 innings and did not allow a run. Sundling contributed 2 rbi's and Anna Counts, Blankenship, Rasey and Fisher each added an rbi in the win.