TC softball concludes regular season

The Tabor College softball team concluded the regular season with a sweep of Haskell Indian Nations University Friday.

Tabor posted a 10-0 shutout in five innings in Game 1. Jaycie Morris (3-5) threw a no-hitter with three strikeouts and no walks.

Tabor scored two runs in the first inning, one in the second, four in the third, and three in the fourth.

Sarah Massey went 3-for-3, including a double and two RBIs; Brittney Dymnioski was 2-for-2 with two RBIs.

Tabor followed with a 19-2 victory in Game 2, also in five innings. After three innings Tabor led 8-2, then scored 11 runs in the fourth inning to secure the win.

Yasnaya Susoeff was 3-for-3 with two RBIs; Ashton Bowen was 2-for-2 with three RBIs; and Nutt was 4-for-5 with one RBI.

Lauren Massey (6-8)?was the winning pitcher. She scattered six hits and two earned runs over five innings while walking two batters and striking out five.

MidAmerica Nazarene?The Bluejays lost both games Wednesday, 3-2 and 8-2.

In Game 1, the Bluejays led 2-1 heading into the seventh inning, but MidAmer?ica tied it to force extra innings, then scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth.

Tabor had seven hits and no errors and was led by Katie Henning (2-for-4).

Jaycie Morris (2-5)?absorbed the pitching loss. Through eight innings, she gave up six hits and three runs (two earned) while walking two batters and striking out no one.

In Game 2, Tabor scored first with two runs in the third inning when Araselly Vargas and Lauren Massey hit RBI singles.

But MidAmerica answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning and scored six runs in the fourth to take the lead and the win.

Lauren Massey was 2-for-3 with one RBI. Sarah Massey hit a double.

Lauren Massey (5-8) was the losing pitcher. Over 32?3 innings, she gave up 10 hits and eight runs (seven earned). She walked no one and struck out one.

McPherson?Tabor split its last conference games Tuesday.

The Bluejays earned a 5-1 victory in Game 1. Both teams had five hits. Tabor played error-less ball while McPherson committed five errors.

Tabor got on the board with two runs in the third inning on singles by Alysha Carter and Madison Tracy and two errors.

McPherson answered with a run in the fourth before Tabor scored three runs in the fifth. The inning included a two-run double by Brittney Dymnioski.

Registering hits for Tabor were Tracy, Katie Henning, Araselly Vargas, Dymnioski and Carter. Dymnioski led with two RBIs.

Marilee Burge (11-11)?was the winning pitcher. She scattered five hits and one run (earned) over seven innings, while walking no one and striking out six.

Tabor lost Game 2, 7-2.

McPherson had scored all seven runs before Tabor scored in the sixth. The Bluejays added a second run in the seventh when Henning hit a home run.

Tabor stranded 10 on base. Henning was a perfect 4-for-4 and had one RBI. Taylor was 3-for-3.

Jaycie Morris (2-4) absorbed the pitching loss. Over 31?3 innings, she gave up three hits and five runs (all earned). She walked two batters and had no strikeouts.

Coming?Tabor (9-9, 20-23) is the No. 6 seed in the KCAC tournament and will face No. 3 Bethany (12-6, 31-22) Thursday at noon at the Great Bend Sports Complex.

The winner of that game will face either No. 2 Ottawa (13-5, 24-19) or No. 7 McPher?son (7-11, 16-21). The tournament features a double-elim?ination bracket.

The championship game will be played Friday.