KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Highland Community College freshman catcher Ellie Kliethermes belted her eighth home run of the season May 3 in the Scotties’ 4-3 win in 10 innings against Kansas City (Kan.) Community College.
Kliethermes (Blair Oaks High School) is batting .338 (46-for-136) with 42 RBI and 40 runs scored for the Scotties. She also has eight doubles, two triples and 31 walks, helping her to a .456 on-base percentage and a .603 slugging percentage.
Highland (39-7), which is ranked No. 12 in NJCAA Division II, opens the Region VI District B Tournament today against Hesston College in Topeka, Kan.