The Southwood softball team split a pair of games at the Taylor Invitational Saturday. The Lady Knights lost a tough 8 inning game to Clinton Central in game one 5-1 and then came back to defeat Caston 26-1.
In game one Southwood led 1-0 until the 4th inning when Clinton Central knotted the score and eventually went to extra innings. Clinton Central scored 4 runs in the top of the 8th and then held the Knights for the win.
Jenny Bentley took the loss on the mound, striking out 14, walking 3, hitting 1 batter and allowing 5 runs(4E).
Offensively Jordan Randolph and Logan Hensley were 1 for 3. Jenny Bentley and Courtney Simpson were 1 for 4.
In game two the Lady Knights took out their frustration from game one on Caston, scoring in all five innings for a 26-1 win.
Southwood scored 10 runs in the first, 7 runs in the second and 3 runs in the third, fourth and fifth.
Jordan Chain 5IP, 3H, 6K, 2BB, 0ER
Offensively Haliee Parish was 1-1, 3R, 2B, 4RBI : Allie Enyeart 2-4, 2R, 2RBI : Jenny Bentley 2-4, 3R, 2RBI, 3B, 2B : Sarah White 2-2, 2R, 4RBI : Jordan Randolph 1-2, 2R, 1RBI : Josie Grossnickle 1-2, 2R, 2RBI : Logan Hensley 3RBI : Felicia Shenefield 3R : Meranda Friend 1-1, 1RBI : Shaley Correll 1-2, 1R : Abby Houlihan 2R.
The Knights prepare for conference play next week