MO State HS Sports

Softball Stays Alive in AMC Tournament

Ella Schouten

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Columbia College softball team stays alive in the American Midwest Conference (AMC) Tournament after going 1-1 on the first day of action. Columbia took on Cottey (Mo.) for their first game of the day, falling 1-0 and proceeded to secure a when against Health Sciences and Pharmacy (Mo.), 7-1.

The Cougars move to 20-18 on the season.

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

  • Columbia outhit the Cottey 5-3
  • Five Cougars added one hit
  • Emma Bruno recorded one double in the contest
  • Ella Schouten pitched 6.0 innings, striking out nine

Game Two Stat Tracker:
CC def. UHSP, 7-1

  • The Cougars produced eight hits to the Eutectics three
  • Emily King added three RBI on two hits
  • Suzanna Shanks and Chesney Luebbering added two hits
  • Columbia supplemented a season-high of four stolen bases in the contest
  • Ella Schouten was credited with the win in 7.0 innings of work, striking out nine

Columbia returns to action in the AMC Tournament tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. The Cougars will take on the loser of game eight between Central Baptist (Ark.) and William Woods (Mo.).

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics