Columbia College earns sweep

In softball

LAKE WALES, Fla. — The Columbia Cougars bounced back from two losses on Wednesday to sweep a doubleheader from Warner University on Friday afternoon.

Columbia claimed a 8-2 win in the opener before edging the Royals 5-1 in the nightcap.

Tiffany Urwiler (School of the Osage) allowed five hits and no earned runs in seven innings in Game 2. The right-hander also struck out two and walked two to receive the complete-game victory.

Kristin Eiken (Blair Oaks High School) tallied three hits and drove in a run to help lead the Cougars at the plate.

Columbia is now 13-10 on the year, while Warner dropped to 8-14.

The Cougars will resume American Midwest Conference action on Tuesday when they host No. 15 Park University. The first pitch of the doubleheader is set for 2 p.m. at Antimi Black Field in Columbia.

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