Evangel takes second at ACSC tourney

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Evangel Christian Lightning softball team took second at the Alabama Christian Sports Conference softball tournament after falling to Tuscaloosa Home Educators 4-2 in the title game April 26.

Jessyca Ray took the loss for Evangel while giving up two earned runs on six hits. Mary Beth Yaeger went 2-for-3 with a run while Emily Murray and Maggie Morse each drove in runs for the Lightning.

The Lightning began the tournament with a 3-2 win over Hope Christian. Ray had eight strikeouts and allowed one earned run on five hits for the win. Jordan Swindle was 4-for-4 with two RBIs while Ray finished 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Evangel advanced to the championship game with a 4-3 win over T.H.E. Ray earned the win while allowing two earned runs on six hits with five strikeouts. Swindle led the Lighting with a 4-for-4 effort with three RBIs. Anna Vaughn was 2-for-4 and Ray added an RBI.