Maddie Hansen went 2-2 and hit a home run, helping the Kirkwood Eagles to a 7-2 victory over Simpson College on Saturday at Kirkwood Community College.
DoniRae Mayhew put together a nice outing. Mayhew gave up just three hits, allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out four during her four innings of work.
The top of the first saw Simpson College take an early lead, 1-0. Simpson kicked things off with a single. A passed ball then moved a runner from first to second. PlayerW singled, scoring PlayerU.
The Kirkwood Eagles didn't relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the fourth inning when they scored on an RBI single by Megan Kublik.
One run in the top of the fifth helped Simpson College close its deficit to 3-2. A fielder's choice sparked Simpson College's rally. PlayerZ struck out to end the Simpson College threat.
The Kirkwood Eagles answered Simpson College's top inning with two runs of their own in the fifth. The Eagles scored on a two-run home run by Hansen.
The Kirkwood Eagles tacked on another two runs in the seventh. A error scored Abby Klendworth to start the scoring in the inning.