Softballers split pair at Ranney Park
LCC's Kyla Bird takes a powerful swing at Ranney Park. Photo by Julie Newell
By Julie Newell
Editor in Chief
LCC’s softball team split a doubleheader Friday, April 15 against Lake Michigan College at Ranney Park in Lansing.
The Stars won 4-2 in the opener and lost 5-4 in the nightcap. This put the Stars’ overall record at 15-17, and at 13-5 in the MCCAA Western Conference.
Sophomores Kyla Bird and Alexa Jakus led LCC at the plate, each hitting a home run in the first game.
Freshman Lydia Davenport earned the first-game win for LCC, giving up seven hits and registering seven strikeouts.
“We need to play to our potential, in all games and not fall behind early,” LCC Coach Marc Kibby said.
Despite the loss of the second game, freshman Peyton Lehman hit a home run for the Stars. Freshman Peyton Perrin led the Stars with two RBIs in the game.
Freshman Morgen Ahlfeld and sophomore Samantha Vermeesch pitched for LCC in the second game.
“With 10 games left in league play, we are in charge of our own fate,” Kibby said.
The Stars are scheduled to play at home against Muskegon Community College on Saturday, April 23 at Ranney Park in Lansing. Action starts at 1 p.m.