Ramstein completed an unbeaten run through the regular season Saturday, sweeping Kaiserslautern 15-9 and 11-1 in high school softball.
Maddie Byrd, with a four-inning no-hitter in the nightcap, and Lindsey Jones earned the pitching victories for Ramstein (14-0), the Western Region champion.
Jones allowed seven hits in a three-inning stint in the opener, She got three innings of relief help from Brittany Day, who allowed three hits, struck out three and walked three in picking up the save.
Byrd struck out seven in the second game, which ended when Mary Peterson drove in the 11th run to trigger the 10-run rule, according to K-town coach Tom Burriss.
Byrd was as effective at the plate in the opener as she was on the mound in the nightcap. She drove in six runs with a triple and home run to back the pitching of Jones and Day.
Sophomore Kaylin Hesler drove in four runs with a home run, double and single in the opener for Kaiserslautern (11-5).
Both teams advance to the European D-I tournament scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at Ramstein. Lakenheath, the defending champion, was idle this weekend.
In other softball of note:
Heidelberg 15-8, Patch 0-7: On Saturday at Stuttgart, Bri Joyner one-hit the Lady Panthers in the opener and Victoria Jackson powered the Lady Lions in the nightcap with two home runs, according to Patch coach Drake Marbury.
Heidelberg (11-1), which next plays Thursday in the European D-I tournament, needed every base Jackson could provide to overcome Ann Watson’s performance at the plate in the nightcap. Watson hi two homers and a triple for Patch (6-6). Missy Guelle picked up the pitching victory despite not retiring Watson.
Briana Bradshaw and Jackson were the hitting stars in the opener, according to Marbury. Bradshaw stroked two home runs, and Jackson drove in two runs.
Hohenfels 14-22, Vilseck 10-1: On Saturday at Vilseck, Mandy LaVanway went 3-for-4 to pace the Tigers in the opener, then no-hit Vilseck over the four-inning distance in the nightcap.
Artasia Hall was the pitching victor in the opener, according to Hohenfels coach Billy Henry.
"The first game went back and forth," Henry reported, "but the second game was over after one inning. We were up 19-0."
Jasmine Calhoun was 4-for-4 and Shaniece Ruiz and Joselyn Ruffin were each 3-for-3.
Hohenfels (6-7) plays in the European Small Schools tournament Thursday-Saturday. Vilseck (0-10) is in the D-II event.