Klaahsen stars as No. 4 Eagles sweep

Monday, 18 March 2019 04:36 Metro Sports Report

Lauren Klaahsen

FORT SCOTT, Kan. - Lauren Klaahsen had a day to remember for the Kirkwood softball team Sunday.

Klaahsen went 7-for-7 with a double, triple, home run and six RBIs as the fourth-ranked Eagles swept Fort Scott, 13-0 and 10-2, in a pair of five-inning games.

Klaahsen, the designated player for Kirkwood, went 4-for-4 in the 13-0  victory in the first game with a double, triple, two runs and three  RBIs. Randyn Carter was 3-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs. Rachel  Stewart was 3-for-4 with two doubles and scored three times. London  Jackson was 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs. Jessi Butler had two hits.

Erin Hocker tossed a one-hit shutout in Game 1 with two strikeouts and one walk.

Klaahsen kept swinging a hot bat in the 10-2 victory in the nightcap.  She was 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs. Jackson was 2-for-3  with another home run, two RBIs and three runs. Lauren Kuch scored twice.

Kirkwood raised its record to 12-3 with the sweep.


Kirkwood      204 16 - 13 17 0
Fort Scott    000 00 - 0 1 0

Hocker and Butler. W - Hocker (5-2). 2B - Stewart 2, Klaahsen, Harris.  3B - Klaahsen. HR - Jackson, Carter. RBI - Jackson 4, Stewart, Kuch,  Klaahsen 3, Butler, Carter 2, Harris. SAC - Smith. SB - Smith, Finn,  Stewart.


Kirkwood      241 30 - 10 11 0
Fort Scott    001 10 - 2 6 x

Bouman, Parham (4), Heisdorffer (5) and Barthelman. W - Bouman (6-1).  3B - Kuch. HR - Jackson, Klaahsen. RBI - Jackson 2, Kuch, Klaahsen 3,  Ryan, Albaugh. SF - Albaugh. SB - Smith, Finn, Hulsebus.