Ranger softball team sweeps Centenary College JV

MARSHALL, TX -- The Kilgore College Rangers swept Centenary College JV in Marshall, 2-1 and 17-13 to even up KC's overall record at 6-6.

KC 2, Centenary College JV 1

Both teams were strong on the mound Feb. 26 but the Kilgore College Rangers defeated Centenary College JV, 2-1.

Pitcher Katy Worrell allowed just four hits to Centenary.

Worrell earned the victory, surrendering only one run on four hits over eight innings, striking out five and walking one.

Stewart took the loss for Centenary, lasting five innings, allowing three hits and zero runs.

KC's Alyssa Maldonado went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead KC in batting. Kelsey Ahart made the most plays with 13.

KC 17, Centenary College JV 13

The KC Rangers and Centenary College JV went head-to-head in an exciting back-and-forth game Feb. 26 that saw the Rangers pull away with a 17-13 victory.

KC trailed 9-8 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Kelsey Ahart tripled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.

Bats blistered as the Rangers collected 14 hits and Centenary  tallied 16 in the high-scoring game.

The Rangers captured the lead in the first inning when Devyn Power grounded out, scoring one run.

In the top of the fourth inning, Centenary tied things up at eight runs on a single.

Centenary scored five runs in the second inning with two doubles, a single and a sacrifice fly.

Taylor Christopher took the win for KC, lasting three and two-thirds innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out three and walking one.

Devyn Power started the game for Rangers on the mound, going three and a third innings, allowing eight runs on eight hits.

KC tallied two home runs on the day with Hailey Nash hitting a homer in the sixth inning  and Kelsey Ahart hitting a home run in the second inning.

The Rangers racked up 14 hits in the game with Tori Tovar, Alyssa Maldonado, Christina Herrera, Nash and Ahart each had multiple hits.

Maldonado and Tovar each collected three hits to lead KC.  Centenary College-JV had 16 hits in the game.