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Mavs’ softball splits four games in opening weekend

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ENID, Oklahoma–The NOC Mavs opened the season Friday and Saturday at the Jets Festival in Enid splitting four games

  The Mavs played long ball in Game 2 on Friday hitting three home runs.  Molly Myers homered twice and Megan Hart once in a 7-4 win over Clarendon.

  Myers had three hits while Maggie Landes had two hits including a double.

Lynsey Ailey picked up the win in the circle with relief help from Myers.

  In Game 1 Friday, the Mavs and DMACC were tied 1-1 until DMACC scored eight runs in the fifth to win 9-1.

  Jasmine Warriner homered for the only Mavs run, a solo shot in the third.

  Ailey and Shay Cushenbery worked in the circle for NOC.

  On Saturday, The Mavs lost to Highland 15-6 in Game 1 and then rebounded to beat Ft. Scott 7-4.

  In Game 1, the Mavs earned an early lead at 1-0 but Highland then rallied to take a 10-1 lead after three innings.

  Hart homered for the Mavs and had two runs batted in while Meagan Bellar had two hits for NOC.

  In Game 2, Ailey had three hits including a home run and three runs batted in.  Landes had two hits while Myers scored two runs.

  Cushenbery earned the win in the circle allowing three earned runs in 4.2 innings.  Myers earned the save getting the final out.

  NOC (2-2) travels to Ft. Scott on Tuesday.

Game 1 (Friday)

DMACC 9, Mavs 1

                     123 45–R  H   E

Mavs           001 00–1  3   2

DMACC    000 18–9 13  0

Mavs–Ailey, Cushenberry (4).  HR–Warriner.  L–Ailey.

Game 2 (Friday)

Mavs 7, Clarendon 4

                    123 456 7– R   H   E

Mavs          031 010 2–7   7    3

Clarendon 100 012 0–4   4    1

Mavs–Ailey, Myers (6).  2B–Landes.  HR–Hart, Myers (2).  SB–Landes.  W–Ailey.  S–Myers

Game 1 (Saturday)

Highland 15, Mavs 6

                  123 45–R   H   E

Mavs          100 23–6    7   4

Highland    361 5x–15  10  4

Mavs–Ailey, Myers (1), Cushenbery (4).  HR-Hart.  SB–Coleman, Bellar 2.  L–Ailey.

Game 2 (Sunday)

Mavs 7, Ft. Scott 4

                123 45–R   H   E

Mavs         041 02–7   8   2

Ft. Scott    011 02–4   6   4

Mavs–Cushenbery (4) Myers (5) and 2B–Cushenbury, Landes, Myers.  HR–Ailey.  W–Cushenbury.  S–Myers.

  Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever changing world.

  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.

  NOC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science.  The associate degree fulfills lower-division course work which is applicable towards a bachelor’s degree.

  Call (580) 628-6200 for more information about Northern Oklahoma College or visit www.noc.edu .