College Softball

(KMAland) -- Kansas and UMKC won twice while Northwest Missouri State, Iowa State, Creighton and Missouri won one time each in regional college softball action on Saturday. 

Northwest Missouri State (5-1): Kaitlyn Weis homered, walked three times sand drove in two while Abby Nolte also had two hits and two RBI to lead Northwest in a 6-5 win over Rockhurst. 

Iowa State (16-2): Sami Williams doubled and tripled, and Logan Schaben delivered three hits for ISU in a 6-3 win over Texas A&M Corpus Christi (7-8). 

Creighton (3-4): Creighton won a 4-3 walk-off victory over Northern Kentucky before falling to Southern Illinois, 5-3. Kailey Wilson hit a two-run home run to end the opener.

Northern Iowa (6-8): Northern Iowa lost a pair of games to Alabama, 5-3 and 8-0.

Drake (3-10): Drake’s late rally fell short in a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Kansas. Emma Richards accounted for both Bulldogs runs on a two-run home run in the sixth.

Omaha (3-10): Omaha dropped a pair of games to Tulsa, 9-4 and 11-3. Diana Murtha went deep int eh opening game while Lynsey Tucker had two hits.In the nightcap, Murtha was one of six players with at least one hit.

Missouri (14-3): Missouri blanked Sam Houston, 10-0, before a 5-2 loss to No. 1 Oklahoma. Sophie Dandola had a five-inning shutout victory in the opening game while Emma Raabe had a three-run double and Kimberly Wert hit her seventh home run among three hits.

Kansas (8-5): Kansas nabbed two wins on Saturday with a 3-2victory over Drake before a 5-0 shutout of Northwestern State. Hailey Reed had the six-inning gem to get the win of the nightcap. 

UKMC (9-1): UMKC kept the success rolling with a 6-3 win over Abilene Christian before a 7-2 takedown of Texas Tech. 


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