FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - The Emmanuel College Lady Lions Softball team traveled to Greenwood, S.C., to play back-to-back games on Friday.
The two games were a part of the annual Bearcat Classic held at Doug Spears Field at Lander University.
The Lady Lions fell to Lander 7-1 in the first game.
Lander's Casey Wooten put the first run on the board during the bottom of the third when she scored on a sacrifice fly by Chandler Casey.
Emmanuel's first score came from Morgan Franklin when she led off the top of the fifth inning with a homerun, making the score 3-1. Kristin Durden and Meredith Reece also got consecutive hits in the inning but did not score.
The next game was a 2-0 win for the Lady Lions against Point University.
Clingerman then pinch ran for Morgan and scored along with Durden when Isabelle Petty doubled. The inning ended 2-0 after Nicole Petty popped up to third base.
Mary Baxter had the only other hit for the Lady Lions in the bottom of the 6th.
Pitcher Erin Harden only allowed one hit, in the top of the sixth inning, and four walks and had nine strikeouts.
The Lady Lions will face both teams again Saturday in Greenwood. Games start at 10 a.m. against Lander University, followed by a game against Point University at 2 p.m.
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