On Monday, Oct. 7, the Warriors fell to Elsberry 14-4. Tyra Henderson came the ballpark and meant business on Monday, driving in four on two hits.
Henderson drove in runs on a double in the second and a double in the fourth.
Winfield got things moving in the first inning, when Martin homered on a 3-1 count, scoring two runs. Elsberry pulled away for good with five runs in the second inning. In the second, Henderson doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring three runs and Emma Pflasterer singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run. Addyson Steele led things off in the circle, she surrendered four runs on seven hits over five innings.
Reinbach toed the rubber for Winfield. She lasted four innings, allowing ten hits and 14 runs. Elsberry totaled ten hits. Kylie Kinsler, Henderson and Pflasterer each managed multiple hits. Kinsler went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Elsberry in hits.
They also tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Henderson led the way with three.
The Lady Indians didn’t commit a single error in the field. Morgan Jones had the most chances in the field with eight. Wehde led Winfield with two hits in two at bats.
Following their loss to Elsberry, on Tuesday, Oct. 8, after waiting three weeks to finish the game, the Winfield Warriors beat St. Charles West High 18-12.
That game, which was started on Sept. 17, was scored 17-12, with Winfield at bat, when it was delayed in the tenth inning due to darkness.
It was decided that the game would be finished before St. Charles West’s visit to Winfield in a few weeks.
The two teams then commenced to play another game from the start immediately after that game was decided. Winfield started slow, going down 2-0 in the first inning, but picked up steam from there.
Heading into the fourth inning, the Warriors were up 4-2 and kept on putting points on the board.
By the end of the fourth, it was Winfield 8, St. Charles West 2.
The four-run inning for the Warriors was capped off by a three-run, bases clearing triple hit by Camille Martin.
Winfield softball’s next action will be in the Class three District eight tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 17.