Allen County Community College’s Red Devils weren’t able to pull off the upset at home Monday. NJCAA Division I’s 14th-ranked Crowder College, Neosho, Mo., swept a doubleheader with the ACCC softball team.
The Lady Roughriders won 7-5 and 13-8.
With the losses, the Red Devils are 10-10 overall this season. They take a 4-0 mark into today’s Jayhawk Eastern Division twin bill at home with Highland Community College.
The first game started at 2 o’clock.
Allen County had a 5-4 lead at the end of five innings. Crowder scored three runs in the top of the sixth and held off the Red Devils for two innings to win.
Lenzie Boring took the pitching loss. She allowed nine hits, walked one and struck out four. Crowder used two pitchers.
Allen County produced two runs in the third to tie the game. Each team scored a run in the fourth and Crowder plated a run in the fifth.
In the Red Devils’ fifth, Jenna Sigg reached on a walk with one gone. Au-tumn Lamle connected for a two-run home run to put ACCC up 5-4.
Two ACCC errors and one hit allowed the Lady ’Riders to score three runs in the sixth.
Besides the home run, Lamle had a single for ACCC. Sigg and Kelci Owens each had a base hit.
Allen County was up 3-1 after three innings. Lamle hit a two-run home run in the third. She was 3-for-4 in the game with six RBIs.
Crowder scored six runs in the fourth and three more in the sixth to lead 10-3. Allen County came back with five runs on five hits in the bottom of the sixth. Lamle had a three-run single.
Crowder scored three runs in the seventh for the final margin.
Amy Carr and Kristina Popejoy each had two singles in the game. Hitting a single each were Megan Dillow, Sigg, Jori Graf and Chalice Schmollinger.
Brianne Campbell was the losing pitcher for ACCC, working 32⁄3 innings and giving up seven runs on 10 hits. Amy McAfee pitching three innings, surrendering six runs on seven hits and three walks with one strikeout. Boring pitched two-thirds of a inning and gave up one hit.
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