Warren’s slam lifts KU softball

Junior Mikayla Warren’s grand slam in a six-run sixth inning led Kansas to an 8-5 road win over Texas Tech on Friday night. The Jayhawks increased their winning streak over the Red Raiders to four dating to a series sweep in 2016.

Kansas and Texas Tech will play the second game of a three-game series at 4 p.m. today at Rocky Johnson Field.

Kansas 001 006 1 — 8 11 1

Texas Tech 200 001 2 — 5 1 0

W — Alexis Reid (12-10) L — Kassidy Scott (8-11)

2B —Taylor Dodson, KU; Jessica Hartwell, TT. 3B — Devon Thomey, TT. HR — Brittani Reid, Mikayla Dodson, KU.

KU highlights — Mikayla Warren 1-for-1, 4 RBI, GS; Harli Ridling 3-for-4, 1 RBI, 2 runs; Taylor McElhaney 2-for-2, 2 runs.

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