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  • Jaguars walk past Tigers

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  • The Blue Springs South softball team scored all of its runs in one inning, and most of them came on bases-loaded walks.
    But that was more than enough to give the Jaguars a 6-2 Suburban Big Six home victory over Lee’s Summit Thursday.
    The Jaguars scored six runs in the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie. South improved to 10-4 overall and 4-2 in the conference.
    Shannon Hughes bunted over the pitcher’s head to score Madi Giles with the first run of the sixth. Hannah Tolliver, Chelsey Tipton, Erin Griesbauer, Julia Woelbel and Giles then drew five straight bases-loaded walks to make it 6-0.
    Griesbauer pitched the complete-game victory, allowing seven hits and striking out two.
    FORT OSAGE 15, NORTH KANSAS CITY 0: Katy Divers doubled and hit a three-run homer and Flecia Gwinn pitched a two-hitter as the visiting Indians (7-8, 4-2) posted an easy Suburban Middle Seven victory.
    Paige James had two hits and four RBIs, and Paige Hayden added two hits and two RBIs.
    “This was a great team win,” Fort Osage coach Kelly Sullivan said.
    GRAIN VALLEY 4, PLEASANT HILL 3: Jordyn Tieman pitched Grain Valley (4-9, 1-4) to its Missouri River Valley Conference West victory.
    “It was a team effort today, and Jordyn pitched a great game,” Eagles coach Calvin Valvo said.
    STALEY 8, WILLIAM CHRISMAN 1: Visiting Staley was never pressured in posting a Suburban Middle Seven defeat of Willliam Chrisman (4-9, 1-4) at Adair Park. Emilie Gardner suffered the loss. Merina Thomas had two hits for the Bears.
    “We played really good defense but weren’t able to get the runs in,” Chrisman coach Lindsey Ramsey said.
    HARRISONVILLE 12, OAK GROVE 1: Oak Grove managed only three hits in suffering a home Missouri River Valley Conference West defeat. Kailtyn Marsh suffered the loss as Oak Grove fell to 1-4 and 6-9.

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