FHSU Softball Splits at Central Missouri
Maddie Holub came within one out of throwing back-to-back no-hitters as the Tigers win game one with Central Missouri 7-0. The Jennies salvage the split with a 10-2 victory in game two in Warrensburg Sunday. No. 18 Fort Hays State is now 38-8 and 18-4 in the MIAA where they trail first place Central Oklahoma by one game. The Jennies are 23-19 and 13-11 in conference play.
Game 1: N0. 18 Fort Hays State 7, Central Missouri 0
Maddie Holub was a two-out double in the bottom of the seventh away from her second straight no-hitter this weekend. Holub struck out 12 and walked one to move to 22-1 on the season. She was also 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs. Tori Beltz also had three hits.
The Tigers scored five in the second then added two in the fourth.
Game 2: Central Missouri 10, No. 18 Fort Hays State 2 (5 inn.)
The Jennies jumped on the Tigers early, scoring two in the first and three in the second and led 8-0 after three innings to salvage the split.
The Tigers, who were held to one hit, scored two in the fourth on a wild pitch and throwing error. UCM answered with two in the bottom of the inning for the final score.
Paxton Duran (14-7), who had the Tigers only hit of the game, takes the loss allowing all 10 runs on 12 hits, striking out four and walking none.