Post Tagged with: "Hillsboro High School softball"

Trojans split with Hesston Swathers

Trojans split with Hesston Swathers

Hillsboro’s Trinity Marler scores on a wild pitch as Halstead pitcher Madyson Beckett waits for the late throw to arrive at home plate. Halstead swept both games in the May 2 doubleheader at Hillsboro. Hillsboro’s softball team exploded for seven hits and 14 runs in the top of the fourth inning to claim the second game of a doubleheader at […]

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Trojans secure season’s first win

The Hillsboro softball team ran into a buzzsaw in Pratt’s Paige Huber, who pitched a pair of shutouts Thursday in an 8-0 and 11-0 sweep of the Trojans at the Sports Complex. The Greenback senior allowed four hits and struck out 14 Trojans in the opener, then came back in Game 2 with a two-hitter with four more strikeouts. Only […]

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Trojans endure 0-4 season start

Trojans endure 0-4 season start

Hillsboro pitcher Taylor Helmer fires a pitch toward the plate during the Trojans’ doubleheader Friday against Hoisington. The visiting Cardinals left Hillsboro with two wins, 6-5 and 13-2. The Hoisington Cardinals spoiled Hillsboro’s softball home opener by sweeping both games Friday at the Sports Complex. With a pair of losses the previous evening at Larned, Hillsboro begins the season with […]

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Pitching key for Trojans

Pitching key for Trojans

Hillsboro softball returns five seniors and letter-winners this spring. From left are Mesa Merrell, Cheyenne Bernhardt, Sam Moss, Taylor Helmer and Sarah Jost. The Trojans’ first home doubleheader is scheduled for April 7 versus Hoisington. Hillsboro softball coach Stephanie Sinclair is looking to build on the talent of two returning all-league players to improve on last year’s 6-16 record. Sinclair […]

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HHS drops game to Chase County

HHS drops game to Chase County

Hillsboro’s Cheyenne Bern­hardt scores on a throw to the plate when the ball pops out of the glove of Can­ton-Galva catcher Autumn Colgin. Hillsboro’s five-game wining streak, and its season, ended in an 11-0 loss to the top-seeded Chase County Bulldogs in the semifinals of the Class 2-1A regional tournament Wednes­day at Co­t­ton­­­wood Falls. The fifth-seeded Trojans had come off […]

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HHS softball second at state

HHS softball second at state

Hillsboro shortstop Danae Bina throws out Chase County hitter Brianna Porter in the second inning of the championship game. Hillsboro?s championship hopes turned on a dime Fri?day afternoon at the Class 2-1A state tournament in Great Bend. For the first two and a half games of the tournament, the Trojans? pitching and defense held the opposition scoreless?152?3 innings to be […]

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Hillsboro softball, Marion baseball, track athletes prepare for state

Hillsboro softball, Marion baseball, track athletes prepare for state

Athletes and teams from the six schools in the Free Press coverage area battled last week for the opportunity to compete at the state level in their respective sports. Two area teams made it by winning their regional tournaments: Hillsboro softball, which is headed to the Class 2A tournament in Great Bend, and Marion baseball team, which is headed to […]

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Sinclair strikes out 17 in regional title game

Sinclair strikes out 17 in regional title game

Julie Sinclair prepares to fire a pitch to homeplate during the regional championship game against Inman. Sinclair limited the Teutons to one hit while striking out a school record 17 batters in Hillsboro?s 7-0 victory. Fueled by a school-record pitching performance in the finals, the Hillsboro softball team validated its No. 1 seeding by winning the Class 2-1A regional tournament […]

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HHS sweeps Lyons in season finale

HHS sweeps Lyons in season finale

Hillsboro third baseman Shannon Heiser prepares to lay the tag on Lyons? Morgan Michaelis, who was trying to stretch a double into a triple during Game 2 of last Tuesday?s doubleheader. Strong relay throws from outfielder Kennedy Lucero and second baseman Bradli Nowak resulted in the out, which provided an emotional lift for the Trojans, who went to win the […]

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Trojan softball splits with Pratt

Trojan softball splits with Pratt

Julie Sinclair fires a pitch toward home during Hillsboro?s 5-2 victory over Pratt Friday. The junior left-hander struck out a career-high nine batters in a seven-inning complete game. Hillsboro and Pratt came into Friday?s showdown tied for first place with undefeated records in the Central Kansas League. When the dust settled, they parted ways still tied for first but with […]

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