STATESMAN ROUNDUP: Bernie softball routs Kennett, loses to state-ranked Potosi

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Alyson Marcum went 3 for 4 with two home runs and five RBIs to lead the Bernie softball team a 10-1 win over Kennett on Saturday at Bernie.

Marcum was also the winning pitcher, allowing one run on one hit with 13 strikeouts and three walks in seven innings.

Emillie Johnson was charged with the loss, permitting four runs — three earned — on six hits with two strikeouts and one walk in 4 1/3 innings.

Kelsey Spitzer went 2 for 4 with a double, as part of Bernie’s seven-hit attack.

The Mules (14-2) never trailed, scoring two runs in the third, six in the fifth and two in the seventh. Kennett (7-6) scored its only run in the bottom of the seventh.

Potosi 4, Bernie 2

Potosi scored two runs in the second inning and defeated the Bernie Mules 4-2 Saturday in a matchup of state-ranked softball teams at Bernie.

Third-ranked Potosi (12-0) scored two runs in the top of the first, but the sixth-ranked Mules answered with two in the bottom of the inning on Alyson Marcum’s two-run homer.

Marcum went 2 for 4 and had half of Bernie’s hits.

Sydney Litton picked up the victory, yielding two runs on four hits with 13 strikeouts and four walks in seven innings.

Cassidy Freed took the loss, giving up four runs on six hits with one strikeout and one walk in three innings.

BASEBALL

Doniphan 22, Bloomfield 0

Doniphan scored 12 runs in the third inning to finish off the Bloomfield Wildcats 22-0 in a baseball game played Saturday in Van Buren.

Doniphan (5-5) scored five runs in the first and second innings. The game was called in the third inning because of the 15-run mercy rule.

Jacob Eddington was the winning pitcher, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out five in three innings.

Brandon Siler was charged with the loss, permitting 10 runs on 10 hits with one strikeout and no walks in 1 1/3 innings.

Jordan Schlueter had Bloomfield’s only hit.

The Wildcats fell to 3-6.

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