The Basehor-Linwood Bobcats softball team hosted De Soto for a doubleheader Tuesday night with the Bobcats taking both games 7-3 and 13-1. 

Basehor-Linwood scored a run in each of the first three innings of game one and scored four in the bottom of the sixth to lead 7-0. 

De Soto would score three runs in the seventh but it was not enough for the comeback.

The Bobcats were led in game one by Paige Fox scoring two runs. Sadie McWilliams, Emma Horton, Jessica Lutgen, Audrey Spellman and Mallory Gallet each scored a run. 

Hanna Hull pitched seven innings allowing eight hits, three runs with five strikeouts. 

The Bobcats offense remained hot in the second game scoring at least three runs in each of the four innings to take the 13-1 win. 

Spellman, McWilliams, Lutgen and Gallet each recorded two runs in game two. Olivia Garvey, Kate Drennon, Horton, Price and Fox each had a run.

Hull pitched for the Bobcats again in the second game, allowing five hits, one run with three strikeouts in five innings of work.

Bobcats head coach Susan Mayberry said the team played like champions.

“Our defense and pitching was solid,” Mayberry said. “Our offense came alive at critical times of the games, scoring with runners on and two outs. Pitching was solid. Played like champions.”

The Bobcats will travel to Lansing next Tuesday for a doubleheader with the Lions. 

First game is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.



The Leavenworth Pioneers hosted Turner on Tuesday for a doubleheader. 

Leavenworth would win both games 17-1 and 15-5.

McKenzie Brown took the win for the Pioneers in game one, allowing three hits, one run with three strikeouts in three innings pitched.

Brown and Kaylee McLain each recorded a triple in the game. Leah Seichepine had a double. 

Gwen Gebert led the Pioneers with three RBI. Alyssa Seichepine had two. Mikayla Garrison, Leach Seichepine, Marilyn Thomas, Brown and McLain each had an RBI.

In game two, McLain took the win pitching with five runs allowed and two strikeouts in five innings of work. 

The defense recorded no errors in the game. Head coach Callie Farrell said it was the first time the defense had no errors all season.

“Defense was up and played really well in game two,” Farrell said about the game . 

Leah Seichepine recorded two triples in the game and three RBI. McLain had a triple, a double and three RBI. 

Baylee Crotzer recorded two RBI and Thomas had one.

The Pioneers will travel to a tournament this weekend at the Shawnee Mission Softball Complex. 

The Pioneers will face Olathe Northwest at 11:30 a.m. and Gardner-Edgerton at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. 

The Pioneers will return on Saturday to face Shawnee Mission Northwest at 9 a.m. and Lawrence Free State at 11 a.m.