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Mavs’ Softball earns two wins over Connors

WARNER, Oklahoma — The NOC Mavs swept Connors in two conference softball games Saturday in Warner.

  The Mavs (18-10) improved to 8-4 in conference while Connors (6-16) fell to 1-7 in league.

NOC won the first game 12-4 and the nightcap 9-6.  The Mavs have now won four straight and seven of eight.

  In Game 1, Meagan Bellar and Lynsey Ailey homered combining for six runs batted in.  Ailey, Jasmine Warriner, Shay Cushenbery, and Karsyn Coleman had two hits in a 13 hit attack.

Ailey allowed four runs on six hits in the circle while striking out four.

  In Game 2, Ailey and Warriner homered while Morgan Fowble and Hallie Durkee had two hits each.

  NOC led 5-4 before plating four late runs to seal the 9-6 win.

  Molly Myers earned the win in the circle with relief help from Ailey.  The two combined to allow six runs on 11 hits.

  The Mavs are at Eastern on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Game 1

Mavs 12, Connors 4

                    123 456–R   H   E

Mavs         320 502–12  13  2

Connors   103 000– 4   6    5

Mavs–Ailey and Whitlow.  2B–Coleman, Warriner.  HR–Bellar, Ailey.  W–Ailey.

Game 2

Mavs 9, Connors 6

                  123 456 7–R   H   E

Mavs        202 103 1–9   9   0

Connors  100 300 2– 6  11  3

Mavs–Myers, Ailey (4) and Whitlow.  2B–Cushenbery.  HR–Ailey, Warriner.  SB–Coleman, Durkee.  W–Myers

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  NOC, a public two-year community college, serves nearly 5,000 students on the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater, online, and the University Center in Ponca City. Of these students about 60% receive financial aid and/or scholarships.  Over 80% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

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