Regional Semi-Final: TMP 10, Sublette/Satanta 0 (6 innings)
Regional Final: TMP 8, Colby 1
GOODLAND, Kan.-Bailey Lacy struck out 29 batters and gave up only one run and the TMP offense played well as they qualified for the 3A State Softball Tournament next weekend in Manhattan. Both games were pitcher’s duels early. In the semi-final against Sublette/Satanta it took until the 3rd inning for the Lady Monarchs to score their first run. TMP would add five more runs in the 4th inning and four runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to pick up the 10-0 victory.
The Regional Championship game was a good one early. Colby scored their only run of the game in the top of the 1st inning and that one run would hold up until the bottom of the fifth inning when Lexi Gottschalk singled home Brianna Romme to tie the game. The Lady Monarchs would ring the bell two more times in the inning to take a 3-1 lead heading to the 6th. After Colby went down in order TMP would come up with a big blow in the bottom of the inning when Emily Schulte cleared the bases with a bases loaded double. The Lady Monarchs would score would score five over in the inning and went on to 8-1 win.
TMP improves to 18-5 on the season and will travel to Manhattan next Thursday and Fridat to compete in the 3A State Softball tournament.
MELISSA SCHOEPF INTERVIEW
GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS
GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS