Eakes tosses no-no as Heights splits with Lakin PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 13:19

Leader & Times staff report
PLAINS — Morgan Eakes threw the first no-hitter in Southwestern Heights softball history as the Lady Mustangs split with Lakin on Monday, falling 13-9 in the first game before winning the second game 15-0.
The second game went three innings and the Lady Mustangs (2-4) scored seven in the first, two in the second and six in the third to put Lakin away.
In the meantime, Eakes, who knocked in three of those runs and scored twice, walked one batter and struck out another.
The rest was the Lady Mustangs defense.
Danielle Sanchez had three RBIs and Jessica Baldwin two for Southwestern Heights.
In the first game, Heights held a 5-4 lead into the sixth inning before Lakin plated five runs to take a 9-5 lead. Lakin increased that advantage to 13-5 before the Lady Mustangs rallied for four in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Eakes suffered the loss in the circle in the first game, walking five and striking out three.
Rachel Amerin knocked in two runs for Southwestern Heights, while Eakes, Sanchez, Ericka Nevarez, Cristal Navarro and Lexie Stark each had one RBI for the Lady Mustangs.
Southwestern Heights travels to Scott City on Tuesday afternoon and returns home to face Satanta on April 14.

 
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