Loss at home puts softball record at 2-2


Jacob Maska

Junior Cassidy Prough diving for a pop fly while senior Jaysa Wichers cheers her on.

The Hays High School Indian softball team played Garden City at home on April 2. They lost both games, the first game they lost 9-3 and then lost the second 11-5.

In the first game, the Indians scored one run in the first innings. Then the Buffs scored six runs in the second then two in the fourth. While the Indians scored two runs in the fifth compared to the Buffs one run.

Throughout the game, the Indians had four hits and six errors, while the Buffs had 11 hits and one error.

Senior Kaitlyn Brown worked the mound one innings and allowed four hits, she also had three walks and one strikeout. Then senior Jaysa Wichers came in to pitch five innings and had seven hits, one walk, and seven strikeouts.

For the second game, it started off with the Buffs scoring one run in the first then added another in the second. The Indians also got started in the second by scoring two runs, then added two more in the third while the Buffs only added one that inning, before adding three more in the fourth then five more in the sixth. The final run for the Indians was scored in the seventh.

The Indians had seven hits and committed 14 errors, and the Buffs had 10 hits and five errors.

Wichers took the mound again, and allowed 10 hits, she also had nine strikeouts, one walk.

The Indians are now 2-2 on the season and will play again on April 4 at home against Dodge City.