The Southwood Lady Knight softball team hosted Oak Hill in a double header Saturday, falling to the Eagles 5-2 and 9-5.
In game one Southwood had just two hits, both home runs by Jenny Bentley. Bentley hit one in the first to give Southwood a 1-0 lead and her second dinger in the sixth to tie the game at 2, before the Lady Knights gave up 3 runs to Oak Hill in the top of the seventh for the 5-2 loss.
Pitching Summary: Jenny Bentley: 7 IP, 6 Hits, 5 Runs, 2 ER, 1 BB, 13 K’s
Hitting Summary: Jenny Bentley 2 for 2, 2 Home Runs
In game two the Lady Knights jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first. With one out, Skylar Chain doubled to left and was followed by a Jenny Bentley walk. After a Courtney Simpson fly out, Logan Hensley singled home Chain to give Southwood a 1-0 lead. Meranda Friend then singled home Bentley to lead 2-0.
Oak Hill would get two in the second to tie the game and it remained tied until the 4th when the Knights would go up again. Three straight singles by Friend, Jordyn Chain and Bailey Lundmark loaded the bases with one out. Mikayla Mettler then drew a walk to score Friend for a 3-2 lead. Skylar Chain then reached on a fielder’s choice, scoring pinch runner Briana Kirby for a 4-2 lead.
In the fifth Southwood would extend their lead to 5-2. Courtney Simpson singled to left and was followed by a Logan Hensley walk. With the bases loaded and two outs, Bailey Lundmark walked to score Kate Baxter for run number 5.
Oak Hill mounted their comeback in the sixth, scoring 3 times to knot the score at 5, hold the Knights and score 4 more in the 7th for the comeback 9-5 win.
Pitching Summary: Jordyn Chain: 7 IP, 6 H, 9 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Miranda Friend: 2-4, 1 RBI, 1 R
Bailey Lundmark: 1-2, 1 RBI
Jordyn Chain: 1-3
Skylar Chain 1-4, 1 double, 1 RBI
Courtney Simpson: 1-4
Mikala Mettler: 0-3, 1 RBI
Logan Hensley: 1-3, 1 RBI