Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 01 May 2012 15:20
The Marion softball team dropped both games at home against Ell-Saline Monday after earning a split against Inman April 25.
The Warriors now stand at 6-12 on the season.
“We have to play consistently to win games,” said coach Chad Adkins.
“We will continue to work hard and hopefully surprise some teams late in the year because we are capable of competing at a high level.”
Ell-Saline —The Warriors hosted Ell-Saline Monday, surrendering the shut-out sweep.
Marion dropped both Game 1 and Game 2, 11-0.
Stats were not available at press time for these games.
Inman —Marion split a road outing against the Tuetons.
They lost Game 1, 11-1, unable to stop Inman’s strong offensive attack.
But the Warriors rallied to earn a 12-11 victory in Game 2, earning six runs in the first two innings.
Senior Annie Whitaker led Marion at the plate, going four for seven with three triples and five runs-batted-in against Inman.
Balee Shiplet and Shayla Kline added two RBIs each.
Coming —Marion was scheduled to travel to Hillsboro Friday to conclude regular-season play.