SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Kickapoo softball team must have discovered the secret behind the home run ball because they hit a lot of them.
Kickapoo beat West Plains on Monday 11-0 to get its winning streak up to five games.
Chloe Merced get it going with a three-run home run in the first to open the scoring for Kickapoo (12-1).
Jaden Labarge added to that with a three-run home run in the second, which pushed the lead to 7-0.
Labarge tied a state record last week with a four home run performance against Rolla.
Kickapoo is scheduled to take on Central on Wednesday, while West Plains (13-4) will play Central on Tuesday.