The Kingston Lady Redskins Varsity softball team played five games in as many days. They played Holdenville on September 10, Blanchard and Broken Bow on September 11, and Minco on September 12. Then, the Lady Redskins faced Marlow on September 14.
The Lady Redskins walked away with a win during the September 10 game against Holdenville, beating them 7-4. The game got interesting for Kingston fans during the third inning scoring seven runs. Senior Madi Jones, #17, singled on a 2-0 count, scoring a run. Then, two more runs were made. Freshman Emily Bellettini, #19, scored a run when she singled on a 1-0 count.
Junior Bri Harkins, #42, brought home the win when she homered on the first pitch at bat, and scored three runs.
Senior Blaklyn Barber, #15, stood out as the pitcher of the night. She conceded four runs on six hits over five innings and struck out two hitters. The Lady Redskins had a total of 10 hits for the entire game. Harkins, Bellettini, and Barber all garnered multiple hits. Harkins went 3-for-3 at the plate and took Kingston into the lead.
Unfortunately, the Lady Redskins were unable to hang onto their winning streak. They lost to Blanchard 7-0. Kingston watched the game slip from their fingers in the first inning and were unable to recover. Blanchard broke out in the lead on a groundout. Barber was able to squeeze out a single in the third inning.
The Lady Redskins also played Broken Bow on September 11. They lost 5-1. Blanchard put points on the board in the first inning when Broken Bow sacrificed a bunt and scored a run.
Fast forward to the fifth inning, where Broken Bow scored three more runs.
Kingston did not go the entire game without touching bat to ball. They totaled five hits for the game. Jones and Barber each had multiple hits.
The game between the Lady Redskins and the Minco Bulldogs did not show any relief for Kingston. Minco started off the game by scoring two runs in the first inning. By the third inning, Kingston was able to put three runs on the board. Barber hit a single, and Jones bagged a double. The burst of points just was not enough to edge Kingston into the win over Minco, they lost 12-3.
The Lady Redskins went head-to-head with the Marlow Outlaws on September 14 and won 3-0. Barber brought the heat when she went seven innings and kept the Outlaws from gaining any runs on seven hits. She struck out two and walked one.
Jones got a home run in the fifth inning. Jones and Barber each earned multiple hits during the game.