The McPherson 13’s 14U softball team is off to a 2-4 start. Here is a season summary:
• Lady Express 4, Hutchinson Outlaws 1 — Haley Miller threw a strong two-hitter, striking out six. Arianna Potter drove in two runs.
• Lady Express 5, Flint Hills Wind 2 — Miller had two hits and two runs scored, while Addie Fitzmorris drove in two runs with a double. Fitzmorris struck out nine to pick up the win.
• Great Bend Quicksilver 8, Lady Express 3 — A five-run fifth inning broke open a close game. Fitzmorris had a two-run double. She also took the loss.
• Wichita Impact 6, Lady Express 0 — McPherson was held to four hits, all singles by four different players. Fitzmorris struck out four but took the loss.
• Derby Lightning 6, Lady Express 4 — Down 6-0, the Lady Express charged back with four runs in the fifth but it wasn’t enough. Fitzmorris hit a double while five other players had a single each. Miller took the loss.
• Lady Cards 5, Lady Express 4 — McPherson’s last-inning rally came up just a run short and it lost despite having an edge in hits, 7-4. Miller had two hits and Taylor Casebeeer drove in two runs. Miller was the losing pitcher.