MO State HS Sports

Cougars End Season in Championship of Indianapolis Bracket

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Indianapolis, Indiana – The Columbia College softball team dropped two games today to the #9-ranked Knights of Marian University to end their season in the championship round of the Indianapolis Bracket.

After defeating five opponents that were either ranked or receiving votes, the Cougars needed one win today to advance to the World Series in Columbus, Georgia. The Cougars dropped a close game one but looked to rebound in game two; however, the Knights had too much momentum from their first win that carried over into game two that helped them play to another victory over the Cougars. 

Game One Stat Tracker:
Marian def. CC, 1-0

  • Tasia Green, Chesney Luebbering, and Sophia Angel all managed a hit for the Cougars
  • Ella Schouten collected nine strike outs in the loss

Game Two Stat Tracker:
Marian def. CC, 8-1

  • Suzanna Shanks had the lone RBI for Columbia
  • Chesney Luebbering and Jazlin Gottman both had two hits
  • Sophia Angel, Abigail Pringer, and Suzanna Shanks each had one hit
  • Chesney Luebbering had a double
  • Ella Schouten pitched through 4.2 innings with six strike outs

The Cougars end their season with a 26-19 record that included an American Midwest Conference tournament championship.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics