HICKSVILLE 3, ANTWERP 1
In league softball action, Hicksville defeated Antwerp 3-1 as Allison Brickel limited the Archers to three hits for the contest.
Avery Braaten gave up three hits and four walks while fanning seven in six innings of work.
BRYAN 12, PAULDING 2
Bryan defeated Paulding 12-2 as the Golden Bears scored three times in the first and pulled away from there.
The visitors from Williams County added one each in the third and seventh while plating two in the fourth and five in the fifth.
Tiffani Rickenburg pitched four innings to get the win, holding Paulding to three hits while walking one and striking out six.
Emily Farr took the loss for Paulding, giving up five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in four innings.
SHAWNEE 6, PAULDING 4
The Panthers dropped their season opener in a 6-4 loss to Lima Shawnee.
Kierstan Courtney hit a two-run walk off home run to lift the Indians to the victory.
Paulding struck first with one run in the third before Lima Shawnee answered with two in the home half of the third. After the Panthers came back with a pair of runs in the visitors’ fourth, the Indians got two in the fifth for a 4-3 lead. The maroon and white then tied the game with a single run in the sixth.
Morgan Riley had three singles for the local squad with Emily Farr and Abby Pease adding a double each. Kristen Schilt also had a pair of singles for the Lady Panthers.
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