Wellington softball sweeps in McPherson; baseball team splits

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Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Wellington softball: In the early going of the first game, this appeared to be a barn-burner. Both teams scored four runs in the first two innings. But in the top of the fourth, Avery Rusk singled an 0-2 count bringing in a run and the dam burst. Wellington would score four runs and break the game open. Wellington would go on to score two in the top of the fifth and then five runs to win by run rule.Wellington racked up 14 hits with Brooke McCorkle, Jacelyn Buck, Delaney Parkey and Lexi Clift all got multiple hits. McCorkle was 4 of 5 at bats.Toeing the rubber, McCorkle would allow nine hits, and five runs over six innings, striking out three and walking one.In the second game, it became batting practice for the Crusaders as Wellington had 18 hits to McPherson’s one in four innings of play.Annika DeJarnett had an outstanding day in the pitching circle, allowing one hit, striking out two and walking two.Buck would accumulate four singles in the rout. McCorkle got a home run in the fourth.Wellington led 5-0 after one inning, and 12-0 in the second. The Crusaders would score eight in the fourth to clinch victory.The Crusaders have one more doubleheader before regional competition. Wellington hosts El Dorado on Thursday.Game 1: Wellington 15 McPherson 5WHS   3 1 0 4 2 5 x   15 14 1MHS   2 2 0 1 0 0 x    5  9   5HR Wellington J Buck, G Fink.WP B McCorkle 6I 9H 5R 5ER 3K 1BB 2HBPLP A Fitzmorris.R Rusk 1/5 2R 1ROE 1SBJ Buck 2/5 2R 3RBI 1HR 1SBB McCorkle 4/5 3RBI 1DBLA Rusk 1/3 2R 1RBI 2BBG Fink 1/3 3R 1RBI 2BB 1HRD Parkey 2/4 1R 1RBI 1ROEJ Rausch 1/3 1R 1RBI 1BBL Clift 2/4 2R 1RBI 1SBC Nuss 2R 1SBM Jones 0/2 2BB 1ROE.Game 2: Wellington 20 McPherson 1WHS   5 7 0 8 x x x   20 18 2MHS   0 0 1 0 x x x    1   1  2HR Wellington B McCorkle.WP A DeJarnett 4I 1H 1R 1ER 2K 2BB 1HBPLP  B Crist.R Rusk 2/4 2R 1SBJ Buck 4/4 2R 4RBI 1SBB McCorkle 1/2 3R 3RBI 1HR 2HBPA Rusk 1/2 3R 2BBG Fink 0/3 2R 1RBI 1BB 1ROED Parkey 3/4 3R 3RBIM Jones 3/4 2R 2RBI 1DBLA DeJarnett 2/3 2RBI 1BB 1ROEL Clift 2/3 2R 1RBI 1BBD Warnock 0/1.Wellington baseball: In a three-team triangular, Wellington knocked off Class 5A Goddard 4-3 on Monday in the second game. The game was tied at 3 when Cade Fairbanks grounded out, scoring the winning run.Wellington scored the first run in the top of the second off a Jack Nuss double. He was 3-for-3 for the day. The Crusaders led 3-0 in the top of the fourth when Goddard scored a run in the bottom half and two more in the fifth to tie the game.Cade Phelps earned the win as a reliever. In 2 1/2 innings pitched he allowed two hits, walked one and struck out two. Fairbanks in 4.2 innings pitched allowed one hit, walked four and struck out one. Wellington out-hit the Lions 8-3. Both teams committed three errors in the game.Earlier in the day, Wellington fell to McPherson 8-3. The Bullpups opened the game with a bang when Gabe Hoover hit on a Honestee home run to take a 3-0 lead. The Crusaders could never recover.Wellington never scored until the top of the seventh with three runs thanks to a DeAndre Washington 2RBI triple.Wellington hosts El Dorado Thursday to wrap up the regular season.Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter. by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Wellington teams don’t usually voyage up north for sports. But the WHS baseball and softball teams were in McPherson to play doubleheaders.It turned out to be a pretty good trip. The Wellington girls swept McPherson while the boys split its triangular – beating Goddard and losing to McPherson.In the girls games, Wellington broke a four-game losing streak and improved to 8-10 by trouncing McPherson 15-5 and 20-1. In the boys game, Wellington would beat Goddard 4-3 and after losing to McPherson 8-3. The Crusader boys are 10-8 for the year.last_img read more

Video: Arsenal target scores FIVE in NINE minutes as Bayern Munich thrash Wolfsburg

first_img Robert Lewandowski What an impact.Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, introduced as a half time substitute, scored an amazing five goals in nine minutes as the Bavarians thrashed title rivals Wolfsburg on Tuesday night.The visitors had led 1-0 at the break through Daniel Caligiuri before Lewandowski stole the show, running riot as the Bundesliga champions maintainted their 100 per cent start to the season.His final goal was absolutely outrageous, too.All five of his strikes can be seen below: 1last_img read more

Council rejects settlement on homeless suit

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe Christmas Truce of 1914 proved that peace is possibleFiled in February 2003 against the Los Angeles Police Department and Chief Bill Bratton, the suit challenges an ordinance making it illegal to sit, sleep or lie on a public sidewalk. A federal appeals court ruled in April that Los Angeles police must stop arresting people who are sleeping or sitting on public sidewalks when shelter beds are not available. The proposed settlement would have prohibited encampments within 10 feet of any residential or business entrance and would have established an area bounded by Central Avenue and Los Angeles Street and Third and Seventh streets where encampments would be allowed. Police would have been allowed to arrest those sleeping on sidewalks outside the designated area from 9p.m. to 6a.m. In rejecting that plan, the council said it wants the LAPD to work with the City Attorney’s Office to develop new guidelines on dealing with the homeless. The City Council rejected a proposed lawsuit settlement Wednesday that would have allowed transients to sleep on some Los Angeles sidewalks at night and instead authorized the city to appeal the federal ruling in the case. After a three-hour, closed-door meeting, the council voted 10-3 to support Councilwoman Jan Perry’s effort to appeal, saying the settlement would have worsened conditions. “I have tried to set an example on dealing with the homeless,” said Perry, whose downtown district has 39percent of the estimated 90,000 homeless people in the county. “But this is a community with businesses and families that have to be considered as well. Many of the homeless … Skid Row is already overloaded with homeless people, and this settlement only punishes the people trying to help them.” The council also voted to provide money to establish an additional 500 beds at shelter spaces in the downtown area. “Their decision is what it is,” Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said of the council action. “I had supported the settlement agreement based on what the chief of police, the city attorney and the ACLU all believed was a way to abide by the thrust of the court decision while allowing Los Angeles the flexibility to address the safety issues that come with these encampments.” Bratton said he was disappointed. “We will meet with the city attorney this week and develop some guidelines on what procedures we should follow,” Bratton said. Bratton said the move will not interrupt law enforcement efforts, including plans to deploy an additional 50 specially trained officers to Skid Row this weekend. Bratton said he will propose some new programs, including a measure that would ban tents on city sidewalks. Carol Sobel, the attorney with the ACLU who filed the legal action three years ago, said the homeless situation downtown has not improved. “In fact, it’s gotten worse,” she said. “We have fewer beds available today than we did then, and the number of homeless have just increased in that period.” Councilman Jose Huizar, who was joined by Councilmen Bill Rosendahl and Jack Weiss in opposing the council action, said he thinks the council should have accepted the settlement. “What I’m concerned with is that we are criminalizing people for being homeless,” Huizar said. “It isn’t the right thing to do.” Staff Writer Kerry Cavanaugh contributed to this report. [email protected] (213) 978-0390160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more