HARRISON, Ark. — The Crowder Lady Roughriders earned their sixth and seventh straight wins with a sweep of North Arkansas on Thursday, 19-0 and 14-2 for a pair of run-rule victories.

HARRISON, Ark. — The Crowder Lady Roughriders earned their sixth and seventh straight wins with a sweep of North Arkansas on Thursday, 19-0 and 14-2 for a pair of run-rule victories.
In the opener, Crowder scored 14 runs in the third inning alone, as well as one run in the second and the fourth and three runs in the fifth.
Bailey Bunch and Makaila Leonhart each collected three RBI, Bunch scored three runs and had three hits, and the Lady 'Riders scored their 19 runs on 18 hits and two North Arkansas errors. Bunch hit three singles and collected a walk during a 3 for 4 day. Leonhart tripled and doubled.
Lauren Nahnsen hit a solo home run for Crowder.
Meanwhile, in the circle, Kristen Dempsey pitched three scoreless innings, surrendering a mere two hits. At the plate, she went 1-2 with two runs scored and two RBI, as she reached twice on hit by pitch and hit one single.
Emma Hill also tossed two scoreless innings, allowing just a single hit. She struck out four and walked one.
In the nightcap, Crowder scored four in the first, one in the second, one in the fourth and eight in the sixth, blowing open what had been a 5-2 game with the final nine runs of the contest.
Paige Mendoza and Oakley Sisemore each led Crowder with three hits, while Mendoza drove in three runs. Meanwhile, Maddie Massanelli had a pair of hits and a pair of RBI, as did Daryan Torix and Kenzi Spurgin. Bethany Doty and Mason Andrews each added two more hits to the 19-hit attack. Bunch scored three runs.
Mendoza had a pair of singles and a double. Sisemore reached three times on bunt singles. Bunch singled and reached on a fielder's choice and an error. Spurgin tripled and doubled. Torix hit a pair of singles, as did Doty and Massanelli. Andrews doubled and singled.
Massanelli tossed 4 1/3 scoreless innings of work, striking out one and walking one. Dempsey pitched a scoreless sixth.
Crowder, 9-2 overall on the season, plays its home opener Tuesday against Labette (Kansas), a team coached by Neosho High graduate Ryan Phillips. The teams begin their doubleheader at 2 p.m.
Labette owns a 3-7 mark after a sweep at the bats and gloves of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, 1-0 and 15-4, on Thursday.
The Cardinals' lineup includes former Neosho High standout Emily Harrell.