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Central Softball Blows Out Cornell on Senior Day

Behind the big bats of Laura Braun and Kiley Lythberg, the Central College softball team slugged their way to a pair of victories over Cornell College in the final regular season home games for the Dutch. Both players went 3-for-3 at the plate in a 10-1 win in the opener, which also included a grand slam home run for Lythberg. Braun added another hit in the second game, as Head Coach George Wares went utilized several players from the bench in a 7-1 win for Central to sweep the doubleheader. The wins guarantee Central its fifth straight berth in the six-team Iowa Conference Tournament since it was started in 2006. Central will close out the conference season tomorrow with a doubleheader in Storm Lake against Buena Vista.