The Marion softball team traveled to Inman Monday for a rescheduled doubleheader from April 26 and dropped both games.
Marion lost Game 1, 8-4.
The Warriors built a 4-0 lead after scoring two runs in the top of the third inning, but Inman evened the score with four runs in the bottom of the inning. Inman took control from there, holding Marion scoreless the remainder of the game.
Megan Richmond pitched six innings for Marion and had five strikeouts.
The Warriors followed with a close, 6-5, loss in Game 2.
Marion held a 3-1 lead after two innings, but Inman tied it in the third.
The Warriors built up to five runs, but Inman answered, tying it in the fifth inning and adding the winning run in the bottom of the seventh.
Balee Shiplet contributed one RBI for Marion.
Chelsea Voth and Megan Richmond pitched for Marion. Richmond had two strikeouts.
Canton-Galva—The Warriors dominated the Eagles Friday with a sweep of a doubleheader at Galva.
Marion won Game 1, 10-2.
The game was tied 1-1 after the first inning, but Marion scored nine additional runs before the Eagles managed a final tally in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Bailey Robson, Megan Richmond and Montana Percell each had three hits. Chelsea Voth led the team with four RBIs and Percell contributed three.
Richmond pitched all seven innings and struck out 10 Eagles.
Marion followed with a 13-1 six-inning victory in Game 2.
Leading 4-1 after two innings, the Warriors scored three runs in the fifth and six in the sixth to seal the victory.
Balee Shiplet and Amanda Stuchlik each contributed two RBIs.
Voth pitched all six innings and struck out two Eagles.
Ell-Saline—The Warriors’ did not play Ell-Saline Thursday. Marion was originally scheduled to host Ell-Saline April 23, but that doubleheader has been canceled.
Bennington—The Warriors split Tuesday’s home doubleheader against Bennington.
Marion won Game 1, 4-3, in a game that was tied 3-3 after seven innings. The Warriors scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning.
Megan Richmond, Chelsea Voth, Montana Percell and Bailey Robson each contributed one RBI. Voth, Kayla Kroupa and Robson each had two hits, including a double for Robson.
Richmond pitched all eight innings, striking out nine hitters.
Marion followed the win with a 10-8 loss in Game 2.
After Bennington claimed a 5-2 lead after two innings, Marion drew within 5-4 after three, but never took the lead.
Balee Shiplet and Voth led the Warriors with three RBIs apiece. Kroupa contributed one.
JayDee Schafers managed three hits, including a double.
Kroupa was Marion’s starting pitcher, and Voth pitched four innings of relief, striking out three hitters.
Coming—Marion was scheduled to play at Halstead Tuesday and will prepare for regional action next week.