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Nixa softball by the numbers — Pharris, Phillips and Harper each at or above .500


Nixa's softball team by the numbers: 


  • Nixa (8-3) carries a seven-game winning streak into its home contest with Webb City (10-4) on Thursday.



  • Over its last three games with Webb City, Nixa has given up a total of only four runs to the Lady Cardinals, but are 1-2


Chasing .500

  • Nixa has three players, center fielder Natalia Pharris, shortstop Jordan Phillips and right fielder Rylee Harper, all at break-even or better. Pharris tops the Lady Eagles with a .565 batting average, while Phillips is hitting .541 and Harper .500



  • First baseman Sara Sweaney has punched in 20 RBIs, or an average of 1.8 RBIs a game



  • Harper has accounted for 32 runs, having scored 16 runs and collected 16 RBIs


11 in 11

  • Hitting near the bottom of Nixa’s lineup, Pharris has scored 11 runs in 11 games



  • Phillips’ 20 hits include nine doubles.


2 at 4

  • Pitchers Bri Chilton and Paige Garetson both have four victories. Chilton is 4-1, with wins against Ozark, Bolivar, Eureka and Locust Grove, Oklahoma and a loss to Kickapoo. Garetson is 4-2, with wins against Carl Junction, Kearney, Lee’s Summit West and Verdigris, Oklahoma and losses to Neosho and Perry, Oklahoma