McPherson College’s softball team began play in its own tournament on Friday at Wall Park with a pair of losses.
Mac opened with an 18-6 setback to Benedictine. The Ravens sprinted to a 14-0 lead before the Bulldogs showed some grit by scoring three runs in a pair of innings.
McPherson High grad Emily Davis continued her scorching hitting by going 3 for 3 with two RBIs. Maty Gray drove in three runs.
Mallory Fowler took the loss.
Mac and Hastings were tied in Game 2 until the Broncos scored three runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth to key a 9-3 victory.
McPherson High product Mariah Wedel had two hits as did Cassandra Moreno. Kaylee Lozier took the loss.
Mac, now 3-15, plays three games today to wrap up tourney play.
Mac (6) — Harrity 2-0-0-0, Miller 0-1-0-0, Davis 3-0-3-2, Lewis 3-0-1-0, Darrow 1-0-0-0, Phillips 1-0-0-0, Moreno 3-1-0-0, Donaldson 3-0-0-0, Deckard 2-1-0-0, Lipton 2-2-1-1, Wedel 1-0-1-0, Gray 2-1-1-3.
Mac (3) — Wedel 3-1-2-0, Davis 3-0-1-0, Lewis 3-1-1-1, Miller 2-1-1-0, Moreno 4-0-2-1, Darrow 3-0-1-0, Deckard 2-0-1-0, Bonney-Romero 1-0-0-0, Lipton 3-0-0-0, Donaldson 4-0-0-0.