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Softball: Hancock drops three straight

Ashlyn Mattson watches the WCA pitchers wind up, looking to get a good jump off the pitch during the conference game Monday, May 14 in Hancock. Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times 1 / 4
Carlee Hanson in the pitchers circle for the Owls. Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times 2 / 4
Haley Mattson fields a ground ball for Hancock. Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times 3 / 4
Hancock senior Emma Nelson catches a fly ball to center field for the final out of the inning. Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times 4 / 4

The Hancock Owl softball team dropped three straight gamesto fall to 3-13 on the season. The Owls lost twice to the Arrows Friday, May 11 at Ashby then to West Central Area Monday, May 14 in Hancock.

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The Owls are next close out the regular season against Brandon-Evansville Thursday, May 17 in Hancock.

Ashby 1, Hancock 0

The Arrows scored the games only run in the second inning to edge out a 1-0 win over Hancock in game one of a doubleheader Friday, May 11 in Ashby.

Carlee Hanson had two hits to lead Hancock's offense. Lexi Staples and Jordan Hausmann both had doubles.

Hancock......000 00 - 0 4 2

Ashby.........010 0x - 1 4 2

HITTING - Hancock: Lexi Staples 1-2 2b, Carlee Hanson 2-3, Jordan Hausmann 1-2 2b... Ashby: NA

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Hancock: Morgan Kisgen 4-4-1-0-2-2... Ashby: NA

Ashby 8, Hancock 6

A three-run rally in the top of the sixth gave Ashby a lead for good in the 8-6 win over Hancock in game two of the doubleheader Monday night.

The Owls tallied 15 hits in the game. Emma Nelson, Carlee Hanson, and Nadine Miller all had three hits each.

Ashby..........001 403 - 8 17 1

Hancock......101 211 - 6 15 0

HITTING - Ashby: NA ... Hancock: Emma Nelson 3-4 rbi r, Lexi Staples 2-4 2b r-2, Carlee Hanson 3-4 2b rbi-2, Nadine Miller 3-4 rbi r, Jordan Hausmann 1-3, Alexa Meierding 1-3 r, Haley Mattson 1-2 rbi-2 r, Katelynn Jepma 1-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - Ashby: NA ... Hancock: Morgan Kisgen 6-17-8-8-4-2

WCA 13, Hancock 3

West Central Area scored early and often to put an early end to a Pheasant Conference match up Monday, May 14 in Hancock. WCA handed the Owls a 13-3 loss in six innings.

Carlee Hanson, Nadine Miller, and Ashlyn Mattson had the Owl hits in the loss. Miller hit a RBI double in the bottom of the third.

WCA..........114 403 - 13 11 0

Hancock.....012 000 - 3 3 4

HITTING - WCA: NA ... Hancock: Carlee Hanson 1-2 r, Nadine Miller 1-3 2b rbi r, Ashlyn Mattson 1-2 r

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) - WCA: NA ... Hancock: Carlee Hanson 3-9-10-10-5-2, Morgan Kisgen 3-2-3-0-1-2

Brooke Kern

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