ACCC softball team has tough go in Midwest Classic contests

By JOCELYN SHEETS
Register Sports Editor

Register/Jocelyn Sheets
Allen County Community College’s Terra Woods hits the softball during a recent home game. The Red Devils return home for a doubleheader Tuesday against Ellsworth (Iowa).

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Allen County Community College’s Red Devil softball team was battered around a bit in the first day of the Midwest Classic.
The Red Devils lost 11-0 to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in five innings Saturday. Allen County’s Jenna Wendt took the pitching loss.
Wendt surrendered 11 hits, which included three home runs, walked five batters and struck out two. The Red Devils managed only two singles, one each by Jordan Talley and Amy Carr, in the game.
Temple College of Texas took full advantage of five Allen County errors in an 8-1 decision Saturday. Temple had one home run in the contest.
Brianne Campbell was the losing pitcher, giving up six runs on 12 hits and one walk in five innings of work. She struck out one.
Whitney Sullivan pitched one inning and allowed two runs on three hits and two walks. She had one strikeout.
Allen County’s run came in the sixth. Kassie Summers doubled and with one out, she stole home. Shawna Blakesley had a single as the only other hit of the game for ACCC.
Sullivan went the distance in Allen County’s third game of the day. She surrendered 11 hits, walked two and struck out nine in a 7-5 loss to Danville College of Illinois.
Allen County had one error in the game. Danville had one home run.
Allen County scored a run in the third to take a 1-0 lead but Danville scored twice in its half of the inning. Danville added a run in the fourth and four more in the fifth.
Danville hung on in the final two innings. Allen County scored a run in the sixth and three in the seventh.
Stephenson and Blakesley each had a double and two singles. Sullivan, Terra Woods and Chalice Schmollinger had a single apiece.
Allen County (6-11) was to have played games in the Classic Sunday. No report on those games was available.
Allen County hosts Ellsworth (Iowa) Tuesday, starting at 2 p.m.