Ranger softball sweeps Sterling 4-3, 8-0
February 26, 2021
STERLING, Kan. – Northwestern scored 12 runs on the day and saw its pitching staff combine to allow three runs on its way to a doubleheader sweep of Sterling (Kan.) on Tuesday afternoon, taking game one 4-3 before winning the nightcap 8-0.
The sweep lifts NWOSU to 3-1 to start the year heading into the Great America Conference play this weekend, playing host to Arkansas-Monticello in a three-game series beginning on Friday, the first pitch set for 5 pm.
Hannah Howell got the start in game one and tossed 5.2 innings to pick up the win, allowing no runs on two hits with eight strikeouts.