Red Raven Softball Earns First Conference Victory, Splits Home Double Header Against Allen County

Red Raven Softball Earns First Conference Victory, Splits Home Double Header Against Allen County

The Coffeyville Community College Red Raven softball team earned their first Kansas Jayhawk Community Conference victory of the year by splitting a home double header with the Allen County Red Devils.  The Red Ravens lost the first game 5-8 and bounced back to win the second game 10-2.

The split moves the Red Ravens overall record to 9-17 and pushes their KJCCC record to 1-3.

The first game saw the Red Devils jump our early racing to a 5-0 lead on the Red Ravens.  Coffeyville did score late to make a game of it, but Allen County got the 8-5, seven inning victory.

At the plate, the Red Ravens went 9 for 29 with freshmen infielder Jennifer Griffitt and sophomore outfielder Breanna Bill each getting 2 hits in the game along with sophomore catcher Rianne Bunnell and freshmen outfielder Jessica Holt both hitting doubles.

Red Raven sophomore Jaycee Forth (4-7) was on the mound for the Red Ravens, she went the full 7 innings allowing 7 earned on 9 hits with one strikeout.

Game #2 saw the Red Ravens flip the script from game #1 with Coffeyville being the team that jumped out to the early lead.  The Red Ravens scored 3 in the first to take a quick 3-0 lead and then poured it on over the last 3 innings of the game scoring an additional 7 to take the 10-2, six inning victory.

Coffeyville's Breanna Bill had an excellent game at the plate going 3 for 4 with a double and a homerun.  Freshmen outfielder Taylor Knoche, freshmen infielder Hailey McDaniel, and freshmen pitcher Alyssa Dawson also had good games each batting 2 for 4 in the game with McDaniel adding a homerun and Dawson adding a double. 

Alyssa Dawson (4-8) went the distance on the mound for Coffeyville, going 6 innings while allowing 2 earned on 9 hits and 5 strikeouts.

The Red Ravens return to action on Friday, March 17th with a road trip to Concordia Kansas to play a double header against the Cloud County Thunderbirds.  Game times are set for 2:00 and 4:00 pm.