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Baseball

The college’s baseball squad is 14-4 on the season and sits at fourth in the Jay­hawk with a 5-3 record. The Cavs will have the next two weeks to jump to the front of the conference. The squad will have series against Neosho, Coffeyville and Cowley in these coming weeks, which are all the teams that are in front of them. Anthony Miller was named KJCCC player of the week three times in his dominating February. Miller continues to lead the team in every major hitting category on the season. Shortstop L.J. Hatch is also having a good start to the season for the Cavs. He is second on the team in hits and batting average. Jacob Patzner has the team’s lowest ERA at 0.75 and is 3-0 on the season.

Softball

The Cavs have won six in a row since going 5-5 in Texas to start the season and are now 11-5. The Cavs beat Fort Scott in their first conference series 4-0 and 10-2. Tara Hicks hit a three-run walk-off home run for an 8-5 win to complete a sweep of North Iowa Area Community College. The Cavs also dominated in a sweep of Mineral Area College, scoring double-digit runs in both games. Pitcher Sydney Koch has recorded three shutouts on the season. Heidi Prockish leads the team with three home runs on the season. The squad will travel to Coffeyville today and will see many more critical conference matchups as they head into the meat of their season.
Compiled by James Howey, sports editor, jhowey@jccc.edu

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