Cowley softball wins twice at national tourney

05/18/2012 7:43 AM

05/18/2012 7:43 AM

The Cowley softball team opened the NJCAA Division II softball championships with a pair of wins Thursday in Clinton, Miss.

The Tigers won their opening game 3-2 in nine innings. Laura Seemann drove in two runs and Keley Fisher knocked in the other. Haleigh Sills was the winning pitcher.

Cowley stayed unbeaten with an 8-1 win over Mott. Seemann had three hits and Taylor Hatfield homered in the win. Taylor Parsons got the win.

Cowley will play Lousiana State-Eunice today in a winners bracket semifinal.

At The NJCAA Division I tournament in St. George, Utah, Butler was eliminated after losing 7-4 to Pima and 7-2 to Temple.

Cowley 3, Mercyhurst 2

Mercyhurst
001 001 000 — 2 7 1 Cowley 101 000 001 — 3 7 1

W — Sills. L — Puckly.

Cowley batting: Dresher 1-4, Hilt 0-3, Strawn 0-4, Hall 4-4, Seamann 1-4, Rash 1-4, Fisher 0-2, Hatfield 0-4, Cowan 0-2, Mellington 0-1.

Cowley pitching: Sills 9 IP-2 ER.

Cowley 8, Mott 1

Mott
010 000 0 — 1 6 Cowley 203 102 x — 8 14

W — Parsons. L — xxx. HR — Cowley, Hatfield.

Cowley batting: Seamann 3-4, Hatfield 2-4, Hilt 1-4, Strawn 1-5, Fisher 1-5, Hall 2-4, Rash 1-3, Dresher 1-3, Cowan 2-3, Drosselmeyer 0-1.

Cowley pitching: Parsons 6 IP-0 ER.

Pima 7, Butler 4

Butler
020 101 1 — 4 7 3 Pima 110 005 x — 7 11 2

W — Contreras. L — M.Millspaugh.

Temple 7, Butler 2

Temple
310 110 1 — 7 10 0 Butler 002 000 0 — 2 6 2

W —Leib. L —M.Millspaugh. HR — Butler, Garza.

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