Bluejay softball 1-2 last week

The Tabor College softball team went 1-2 in the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma/Mid-America Christian tournament last weekend.

Hastings?Tabor concluded the outing with a 10-9 win Saturday.

The Bluejays took a 4-0 lead by scoring twice in the first two innings. Hastings plated a run in the fourth inning and two in the fifth. Tabor added five runs in the bottom of the fifth to lead, 9-3.

Hastings closed the gap with four runs in the sixth inning. Tabor scored once in the sixth and held off the Broncos, who scored twice in the seventh, to earn the win.

Hastings recorded 13 hits to Tabor?s eight. Additional game information was not available at press time.

Mid-America Christian?Tabor suffered an 11-0 defeat in five innings in its second game Saturday.

The Evangels built a 4-0 lead through three innings, then got to Tabor?s bullpen by scoring seven runs (all with two outs) in the fifth inning. Brittany Castaneda entered the game and gave up three hits and three runs before Alecia O?Brien finally stopped the bleeding.

Starter Brianna Quiroz absorbed the pitching loss. In 42?3 innings of work, she gave up six hits and eight runs (all earned). She walked five batters and struck out seven.

Tabor tallied four hits, led by Shanae Strate, was 2-for-2.

Science and Arts?Tabor lost its first game Friday, 7-4.

The Bluejays took an early lead, plating a pair of runs in the first inning. Kellyn Holt and Tori Rose hit back-to-back singles, then Araselly Vargas brought them home with a two-run double.

Tabor scored again in the second with an RBI single off the bat of Vargas.

The Drovers scored once in the fourth and once in the fifth before taking the lead with a five-run sixth inning, keyed by a two-out, three-run triple.

Vargas drove in Tabor?s final run with a double in the top of the seventh inning.

Vargas was 3-for-4 at-bat and had four RBIs.

Brittany Castaneda absorbed the pitching loss. In six innings, she gave up seven hits and seven runs (five earned). She walked one batter and struck out one.

Coming?Tabor (2-6) will host its first doubleheader tomorrow with Benedictine. Game 1 is set for 3 p.m. The Bluejays will host Dordt Saturday at 1 p.m.

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