Busy slate for Baldwin softball squad
The Baldwin High School softball team took on opponents Wellsville and Prairie View last week. The Bulldogs split the two games with Wellsville, winning the first game 6-0, before dropping the second game 7-6.
In Tuesday's first game, junior Katie Krysztof went 3-for-4 to lead the Bulldogs. Krysztof was followed by senior Kallie Harris who went 2-for-3 with a double and a run batted in. The pitching duties for the game were handled by freshman Courtney Johnson, who went five innings to take the win, and sophomore Charlie Jo Schwartz went two innings giving up no runs. They only allowed four hits on the night while collecting five strikeouts.
In he second game, Krysztof again led the team going 2-for-3 with a walk. Senior Kari Garrison went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI in the Bulldog's losing effort. Handling the pitching duties again were Johnson who went four and two-thirds innings, giving up two runs, while Schwartz also pitched two innings, giving up four runs.
The Bulldogs hosted the Prairie View Buffaloes on Thursday night and lost both games.
The first game the Bulldogs lost 3-1. Freshman Kim Gilges went 2-for-3, while Johnson pitched a losing effort. In the second game, Gilges led the Bulldogs again, going 2-for-4 at the plate. Johnson again took the loss 4-3.
On Friday, the Bulldogs hosted Paola, which was a make-up for a rain out game earlier in the season. In the first game, the top hitters for the Bulldogs were Garrison, Gilges and Krysztof, all going 1-for-3. Johnson pitched a complete game, giving up only one earned run while striking out four. The Bulldogs lost the game 3-2.
The second game, which the Bulldogs dropped 8-0, Harris and Gilges led the team at the plate going 1-for-3, with each of them hitting a single. Pitching duties were handled by Johnson and Schwartz. Johnson went four innings, giving up only one earned run and added one strike out. Schwartz pitched three innings and gave up five runs.
The Bulldogs record stands at 5-13. They traveled to Osawatomie on Tuesday, but results were not available by press time. Next up for the softball team are regional games that will begin on Monday at Anderson County.