SALINA — Central Christian College’s softball team put a scare into KCAC power Kansas Wesleyan on Friday before losing a 4-3 decision.
The Lady Tigers led perhaps the team to beat in the KCAC 3-2 before Wesleyan scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Kristen Hall pitched a dynamite game for Central, but took the loss. She led Central at the plate by going 2 for 3.
The Coyotes completed the sweep with an 8-0 second-game victory as the Lady Tigers were held to one hit, a single by Brooklynn Lemons.
KW pecked away with four straight two-run innings, beginning in the third. Cristina Insua took the loss.
Central, which had entered the day having won four straight, is home today for a twinbill against Mid-America Christian, with first pitch at 2 p.m.
Central (3) — Reynolds 3-1-1-0, Dean 2-0-0-0, Nelson 3-1-1-0, Hall 3-1-2-1, Yandell 3-0-1-0, Westgarth 3-0-0-0, Kraus 2-0-0-1, Jacques 3-0-0-0, Lemons 3-0-0-0.
Central (0) — Reynolds 3-0-0-0, Dean 2-0-0-0, Nelson 1-0-0-0, Hall 2-0-0-0, Yandell 2-0-0-0, Westgarth 2-0-0-0, Martin 2-0-0-0, Gerk 2-0-0-0, Lemons 2-0-1-0.