Lady Knights Take Wabash In Five

The Southwood and Wabash softball teams hooked up in an inter county battle Monday with the lady Knights winning 11-1 in five innings.

With two outs in the top of the first, Jenny Bentley reached on a Wabash error and was followed by Logan Hensley drawing a walk. Courtney Simpson then singled to center, bringing in Bentley and Hensley to give Southwood a 2-0 lead. Bailey Lundmark then singled to put runners on first and second when Meranda Friend singled home pinch runner Kate Baxter to make it 3-0 after one.

The Lady Knights would put up 3 more runs in the second on a couple Apache errors and a Lundmark single to stretch the lead to 6-0 after two.

With Jenny Bentley dominating on the mound the Knights would score 2 more in the third and one more in the fourth, leading 9-0 when Wabash found the board. Montana Castero would lead off with a double and advance to third on a wild pitch. Destiny Collins would then ground out, scoring Castero to make it 9-1.

Southwood would score two more in the fifth with hits coming from Bentley, Lundmark and Simpson to seal the five inning 11-1 win.

Southwood pounded out 10 hits, while Wabash was held to 1 by Bentley. The Knights were led by Bentley, Simpson and Lundmark with two hits each.

Montana Castero had the lone Wabash hit.

Benyley went 5 innings, giving up 1 hit and striking out 10. Diane King and Destiny Collins split time on the mound for Wabash with King taking the loss.

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