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Buhler Softball Breaks Out the Brooms Against Mulvane, Baseball Earns Split


MULVANE, Kan. – Buhler softball got out the brooms and earned a sweep over Mulvane Thursday Night at Mulvane Sports Complex. The two wins improve the Crusaders’ record to 2-3 on the season.

Mulvane led 6-3 going in to the seventh inning of game one. Buhler plated four runs in the top of the seventh to earn a come-from-behind win, 7-6.

Lilly Horne and Tori Tustian each came up with big hits in that final inning. Horne drove in two runs on a triple to right field. Tustian then smacked a double to score Horne.

Buhler bats were noisy again in game two. Six Crusaders collected at least one RBI en route to a 12-1 victory in six innings.

Ella Thiessen went 2-3, driving in two runs and scoring twice herself.

Taylor Kessinger had her best start of the season in the circle. She held Mulvane hitless, while allowing just one run.


Buhler Baseball split with Mulvane in a pair of games with very different outcomes.

Game one went Mulvane’s way, 7-0. Wildcat hurler Parker Clubb was impressive, tossing a no-hitter through five innings.

Logan Brinar broke-up the no-no with a single up the middle in the sixth inning, Buhler’s lone hit.

Clubb struck-out 15 Buhler batters in a complete-game effort.

Buhler exercised some offensive frustrations in game two, evening the series with a 7-3 win.

The Crusaders’ big inning came in the fifth when they three runs. After Mitchell McDaniel drove in Jeremy Gentry on a single to center, Jace Henderson hit a screaming flyball over the leftfield fence for a two-run homerun.

With the split, Buhler is now 3-2 through the first two weeks of the season.