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3A, 2-1A softball: Hillsboro falls in championship game

Published May 30 at 4:02 p.m. | Last updated June 13 at 7:30 a.m.

Cassidy Kelshelmer homered to lead Chase County past Hillsboro 5-1 in the championship game of the Class 2-1A softball tournament on Friday in Great Bend.

Hillsboro was held to a first-inning run and five hits.

Ell-Saline rapped out 16 hits in beating Udall 13-7 in the third-place game. Udall entered the day 21-3, but lost to Chase County 12-1 in the semifinal before falling to Ell-Saline.

Chase County 5, Hillsboro 1

Championship

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W – Burkhart. L –Sinclair. HR – Chase County, Kelshelmer.

Ell-Saline 13, Udall 7

Third Place

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W – Schuman. L – Hoffman.

Hillsboro 3, Ell-Saline 0

Semifinal

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W – Sinclair. L – Sprinkle.

Chase Co. 12, Udall 1

Semifinal

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W – Potter. L –Bratcher. HR – Udall, Loos; Chase County, Kelshelmer, Snovelle, Jirak, Burkhart.