Kennett softball team to depart for final four Thursday (semifinal capsule included)

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Kennett Indians softball team is slated to depart for the final four Thursday at 1 p.m. after a team lunch.

The team will depart from Kennett High School .

Kennett will travel through First Street, St. Francis Street and Independence Street when it leaves town.

The Kennett softball program encourages local businesses to decorate their windows and stand outside during the sendoff.


WHAT’S ON TAP

Kennett (21-3) will take on Strafford (23-1) in a state semifinal Friday at 5 p.m. The second semifinal between Purdy (26-1) and Lincoln (21-0) will follow Friday at about 7 p.m. The third place game is Saturday at 11 a.m. with the championship to follow Saturday at 1 p.m. All games will be played at Killian Sports Complex in Springfield, Missouri. The facility is located at 2141 E. Pythian Ave.


AT A GLANCE: KENNETT VS. STRAFFORD

KENNETT INDIANS

The Kennett Indians are coached by Laurie Vaughan, who has a career record of 134-35 . . . Kennett has an enrollment of 526 and is located in Dunklin County . . . The Indians roster is composed of three seniors, eight juniors, two sophomores and one freshman . . . Kennett has a record of 21-3 . . . Its only losses were a 4-1 decision to Oran, 5-1 decision to Dyer County, Tenn., and 1-0 decision to Malden . . . Kennet has collected four walk-off wins this season and suffered one walk-off loss . . . Kennett has hit 25 home runs this season and has a team batting average of .401. . . Kennett senior catcher Hannah Criswell has a team-high .552 batting average with a team-high 12 home runs and team-high 43 RBIs . . . The Kennett pitching staff has allowed 36 earned runs this season . . . Kennett junior Madi Parr is 10-3 with a 2.47 ERA in 85.1 innings of work . . . Kennett junior Shondra Jansson is 7-0 with a 1.27 ERA in 33.0 innings of work.

COMPLETE SEASON RESULTS

DateOpponentH/A/NW/LScore
3/20PortagevilleHW10 - 0
3/28Dexter HW13 - 0
3/30Greene County Tech (Ark.)HW6 - 3
3/31OranHL1 - 4
4/1AdvanceHW16 - 1
4/1Twin Rivers HW11 - 1
4/4CaruthersvilleAW16 - 0
4/5Senath-HornersvilleAW19 - 3
4/7Central (New Madrid County) HW16 - 1
4/10Paragould (Ark.)HW10 - 8 (8)
4/11Dyer County (Tenn.)HL1 - 5
4/12NaylorHW13 - 3
4/13CampbellHW15 - 0
4/18MaldenAL0 - 1 (9)
4/19HaytiHW21 - 0
4/20South PemiscotAW15 - 2
4/24South Pemiscot1NW15 - 0
4/25Portageville1NW18 - 7
4/25Malden1NW9 - 7
4/28NeelyvilleHW5 - 4 (9)
5/2Campbell2HW10 - 0
5/3Senath-Hornersville2HW4 - 1
5/8Portageville3AW4 - 3
5/11Scott City4HW5-4 (9)

1 - Bootheel Conference Tournament

2 - MSHSAA District 2 Tournament

3 - MSHSAA Sectional

4 - MSHSAA Quarterfinal

COMPLETE TEAM STATS

Statistics
JerseyStudentYr.Ht.Pos.B/TGAvg.ABHRBI2B3BHRBBSOSBW/LERIPERASOBBSPOAE
1Anna Wheeler*Sr.5-6 RFL/L200.39361248210111280-000.00.00000410
2Meagan Pickens*Jr.5-3 LFL/R180.3205016112006480-000.00.000001713
4Kamryn Nelson*Jr.5-5 RFR/R160.3704617123102740-000.00.00000810
5Emillie Johnson*Fr.5-5 3BR/R160.31029992109430-000.00.0000012192
6Shondra Jansson*Jr.5-7 PR/R50.2508220001207-0633.01.272010481
8Hailee PottsJr.5-7 1BR/R70.5006320104142-007.00.00930404
10Whitnee Duncan*Jr.5-6 CFR/R220.38268263043561390-000.00.000002333
11Sydni Mcatee*So.5-4 2BR/R190.47168322510014330-000.00.0000024155
13Hannah Criswell*Sr.5-5 CR/R220.552673743711214540-000.00.00000134121
14Madison Parr*Jr.5-6 PR/R100.292247610132310-33085.12.47971906140
15Claira GreenSo.5-4 SSR/R100.69213950001130-000.00.00000450
18Kendra JanssonJr.5-7 3BR/R130.300309153116520-000.00.000006112
22Kayton Harris*Jr.5-9 SSR/R220.4555525193127480-000.00.0000042296
25Jasmine Jones*Sr.5-10 1BR/R220.3186621315036320-000.00.000008814

STRAFFORD INDIANS

The Strafford Indians are coached by Dale Bean, who has a career record of 63-22-1 . . . Strafford has an enrollment of 360 and is located in Greene County . . . Strafford’s roster is composed of three seniors, four juniors, five sophomores and six freshmen . . . Strafford has a record of 23-1 . . . Its only loss was a 6-2 decision to Purdy . . . Strafford has hit 12 home runs this season and has a team batting average of .411 . . . Strafford senior catcher Samantha Gott bats .453 with a team-high 34 hits . . . Stafford senior second baseman Rillie Vote bats .397 with a team-high four home runs . . . Strafford junior centerfielder Presley Floyd and senior shortstop Brooke Bishop both have a team-high 29 RBIs . . . Strafford junior third baseman Alissa Collette has a team-high .508 batting average . . . Strafford junior pitcher Zoey Mullings is 12-1 with a 2.03 ERA in 69.0 innings of work . . . Collette is 8-0 with a 1.75 ERA in 44.0 innings pitched.

COMPLETE SEASON RESULTS

DateOpponentH/A/NW/LScore
3/18Ash Grove1NW15-0
3/18Pleasant Hope1NW5-3
3/18Fair Grove1NW8-0
3/20Purdy2NL2-6
3/20Forsyth2NW13-3
3/20Lockwood2NW19-0
3/23Pierce City2NW7-5
3/23Purdy2NW6-4
3/28MarionvilleHW11-0
3/30Pleasant HopeAW21-8
4/3Fair Grove AW12-0
4/4DiamondHW11-0
4/6Ash Grove HW11-0
4/10Conway AW13-1
4/11SkylineAW14-0
4/13Forsyth HW15-0
4/14PlatoHW11-1
4/17StocktonHW14-4
4/21Mountain GroveAW12-2
4/24Mt. VernonAW14-6
5/5Conway3NW15-0
5/6Plato3NW10-0
5/8Mountain Grove4AW8-1
5/12West County5AW10-0

1 - Shelby Estep Memorial Scholarship Tournament

2 - Mt. Vernon Tournament

3 - MSHSAA District 8 Tournament

4 - MSHSAA Sectional

5 - MSHSAA Quarterfinal

COMPLETE TEAM RESULTS

JerseyStudentHt.Yr.Pos.B/TGAvg.ABHRBI2B3BHRBBSOSBW/LERIPERASOBBSPOAE
1Paige Danielson5-3 So.3BR/R10.0001000000000-000.00.00000000
2Kaitlyn Vote*5-7 Fr.LFR/R220.27344121020051060-000.00.00000901
3Logan Jones5-7 Fr.CFL/R210.00000100010130-000.00.00000000
4Brooke Bishop*5-3 Sr.SSR/R220.387752923107175110-000.00.0000016303
5Emma Johnson5-6 Fr.PR/R20.0000010001001-003.00.00401000
7Karly Soden5-7 Jr.CR/R140.00013010004620-000.00.00000000
8Taylor Treat5-3 Fr.2BR/R60.5002100000010-000.00.00000010
9Samantha Gott*5-6 Sr.CR/R220.4537534227001400-000.00.00000144142
10Kortnie Mayberry5-5 Fr.CR/R10.0001010000000-000.00.00000000
11Rilie Vote*5-9 Sr.2BR/R220.397732913102455120-000.00.0000024242
13Kelsie Mayberry5-7 Fr.RFR/R11.0001120000000-000.00.00000100
14Kayley Frank*5-8 So.RFR/R220.39164252164251460-000.00.00000612
15Hayley Frank*6-1 So.1BL/R220.4717033252318270-000.00.0000012562
16Alexa Stalker5-5 So.RFR/R10.0001000000100-000.00.00000000
17Alissa Collette*5-6 Jr.3BR/R220.50861312441082128-01144.01.7548907213
18Presley Floyd*5-8 Jr.CFR/R220.3736725297116770-000.00.00000502
19Maria Comstock5-8 So.1BL/R00.0000000000000-000.00.00000000
20Zoey Mullings*5-9 Jr.PR/R220.4856833281313108712-12069.02.037825016363

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