TABOR – Fremont-Mills softball scored seven runs in the third inning, and then held off Griswold down the stretch in a 9-8 Knights win, Friday, June 7.
The win leaves the Knights as the last Corner Conference team without a conference loss.
Griswold had just tied the game with two runs in the top of the third inning, but the Fremont-Mills bats went off for seven in the home third.
Griswold came right back with five runs in the top of the fourth to cut the Knight lead to 9-7, but the Tigers managed just one more run, that coming in the sixth.
Kendall Reed went the distance in the circle for the Knights. She struck out 10 Tigers against one walk while giving up 10 hits and eight runs, six earned.
Tori Kilpatrick led the Knights with two hits, including a double.
Reed, Addi Meese and Malea Moore all drove in two runs while Reed and Kilpatrick both scored twice The Knights improved to 4-5 overall and 2-0 in the Corner Conference.
Jordyn Main and Brenna Rossell had three hits each to lead the Tigers, who fell to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference.