The Southwood Lady Knights softball team lost a tough 1-0 decision to Southern Wells Monday.
Southwood starting pitcher Jenny Bentley battled Southern Wells for 6 2/3 innings before the Lady Raiders pushed across a run in the bottom of the 7th with 2 outs to win the game.
Bentley went 6 2/3 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run. Bentley struck out 7.
Bentley also had the lone Lady Knight hit, which was a triple. Jordyn Chain walked once and Lacey Goble twice.
Coach Troyer ” We must learn how to hit effectively if we want to win ballgames. Our defense played a solid game for 6 2/3 innings and couldn’t close the deal. ”