Tabor softball team loses first four games

Tabor softball dropped to 0-4 this week after losing double-headers with Northwestern Oklahoma State Feb. 22 and MidAmerica Nazarene Saturday.

MidAmerica?Tabor, unable to overcome MidAmerica?s five runs in the first two innings, lost Game 1 Saturday, 6-3.

Amanda Howe and Alysha Carter each drove in one run. Tracie Kithcart pitched 2.1 innings and allowed five hits and five runs and struck out three. Karen Harris pitched 3.1 innings, allowing one hit, one run while striking out two.

In Game 2, the Bluejays lost, 3-2, after an eighth-inning run by MidAmerica broke a 2-2 tie.

Sarah Massey hit a home run for Tabor and Kyleen Condon added an RBI. Harris pitched 7.1 innings and allowed nine hits and three runs and struck out three.

Northwestern?Tabor lost Game 1, 10-2, after a seven-run surge by Northwestern in the final inning.

Taylor Funk led Tabor with a home run and two runs-batted-in. Tracie Kithcart pitched 4.2 innings, allowing eight hits and eight runs with no strikeouts.

Northwestern won Game 2, 8-3, with two four-run innings.

Funk had two RBIs and a home run. Chloe Haffley added an RBI. Kyleen Condon pitched five innings, allowing five hits and six runs while striking out two.

Karen Harris pitched one inning, allowing three hits, two runs while striking out one.

Coming?The Bluejays were scheduled to compete in the Friends University Tournament this weekend.

They are slated to play MidAmerica Nazarene, Graceland and Oklahoma Wesleyan on Friday, and Central Methodist, Saint Gregory?s and Haskell Indian Nations on Saturday.

Games begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday and 1:30 pm. Saturday.

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