Lady Knights swing bats valiantly in two losses

By on May 5, 2011

KANELAND—On Monday, Kaneland dealt with a makeup game against the visiting Lady Bulldogs of Streator. The Lady Knights might wish that game stayed shelved.

The Lady Knights folllowed that matchup with a 9-7 loss in DeKalb on Tuesday.

As of Wednesday, the Lady Knights softball squad is 10-9 with a 2-3 record in NIB-12 conference play.

Two innings of five runs each were key, as were 14 hits off of Kaneland pitching in a 14-0 rout at the hands of Streator.

KHS could manage only one hit, and made five errors in the field.

After Kaneland put up two runs in the top of the first, DeKalb countered with one in the first, one in the second and two in the fourth for a 4-2 lead.

Kaneland tied it with two in the fifth, but the Lady Barbs came back with four in the bottom of the fifth. After plating one more in the sixth for a 9-4 lead.

DeKalb deflected a three-run rally in the seventh to hand KHS the loss.

Ahead for Kaneland is a trip to Sycamore on Thursday, May 5.