Prep softball: Sultan sweeps doubleheader against Coupeville

SULTAN — Sultan swept a Cascade Conference doubleheader from Coupeville on Monday. The Turks won the first contest 14-4, finishing off a rain-suspended game. Bethany Kirkpatrick went 3-for-4 with six RBI, including a three-run home run, and Courtney Morris batted 4-for-4 to lead the Sultan offense.

In the second game, Turks starting pitcher Shelby Jeffries pitched a complete-game shutout with 16 strikeouts and also had four hits at the plate.

At Sultan H.S.

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McKayla Bailey and Breeanna Messner. Courtney Morris, Shelby Jeffries and Rachel Kirkpatrick. WP—Morris (3-0). LP—Bailey (4-8). 2B—Messner, Bethany Kirkpatrick (S), Morris. HR—B. Kirkpatrick.

At Sultan H.S.

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McKayla Bailey and Breeanna Messner. Shelby Jeffries and Rachel Kirkpatrick. WP—Jeffries (5-3). LP—Bailey (4-9). 2B—Courtney Morris (S), Kirkpatrick 2, Jeffries, Lexi O’Brien (S). 3B—Jeffries. Records—Coupeville 3-10 league, 4-10 overall. Sultan 7-3, 8-3.

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