Prep softball: Sultan 14, Cedarcrest 6

SULTAN — Shelby Jeffries hit a three-run home run and Bethany Kirkpatrick had a three-run double to fuel a seven-run sixth inning as Sultan blew open a close game en route to a win. Jeffries also had a solo home run in the second inning for the Turks, who took over second place with the win and Archbishop Murphy’s loss to Granite Falls.

At Sultan

Cedarcrest 420 000 0 — 6 6 6

Sultan 021 307 x — 14 10 0

Courtney Morris, Shelby Jeffries (3) and Rachel Kirkpatrick. Morgan Brown, Allie McCain (3), Brown 7 and Rachel Kent. WP—Jeffries (3-2). LP—Brown (1-3). 2B—R. Kirkpatrick (S), Bethany Kirkpatrick (S), Kayla Blakslee (C), Kent (C), Brown (C). 3B—Morris (S), Maddie Nixon (C). HR—Jeffries (S) 2. Records—Cedarcrest 3-4 league, 4-4 overall. Sultan 4-2, 5-2.

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