Emily Knight scattered nine hits to help Moundridge defeat Medicine Lodge 8-4 in the first round of the Class 2-1A state softball tournament Thursday in Pratt.
Knight struck out four and walked three and allowed one earned run. She went 3 for 4 at the plate with two doubles, driving in two runs.
Morgan Myers took the loss for Medicine Lodge, striking out 11.
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W — Knight. L — Myers.
Ell-Saline 2, Cedar Vale-Dexter 1 — Madison Schuman allowed six hits, struck out seven and didn’t allow an earned run to help Ell-Saline advance. Marissa Bratcher, who took the loss, struck out seven.
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W — Schuman. L — Bratcher.