MO State HS Sports

Kliethermes Walks-Off to Split Series with Cottey

Suzi Shanks

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Columbia College softball team faced Cottey College (Mo.) this afternoon, splitting the series 1-1. The Cougars defeated the Comets in 10 innings in game one 3-2, while the Comets took game two, 6-1.

The Cougars move to 16-14 this season and 7-5 in American Midwest Conference (AMC) play.

Game One Stat Tracker:
CC def. Cottey, 3-2 (10 inn.)

  • Emily King, Chesney Luebbering, and Ellie Kliethermes went 3-for-5 at the plate
  • The two RBI for the Cougars came from Chesney Luebbering and Ellie Kliethermes
  • Ellie Kliethermes provided the walk-off single, bringing in Emily King in the tenth inning
  • Columbia produced 13 hits in the contest, leaving 10 runners on base
  • Pitching
    • Ella Schouten: 7.2 IP, 1 ER, 12 SO
    • Jazlin Gottman (W): 2.1 IP, 0 ER

Game Two Stat Tracker:
Cottey def. CC, 6-1

  • Emma Bruno led Columbia at the plate going 2-for-3
  • The Cougars produced one run off a single from Tasia Green
  • Pitching
    • Kathryn Guinn: 4.0 IP, 3 ER, 1 SO
    • Jazlin Gottman: 2.0 IP, 1 ER
    • Cassidy Avery: 1.0 IP, 0 ER

Columbia returns to action in Arkansas facing Central Baptist (Ark.) on April 12 at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics