The Lady Elks’ softball team trailed early against Kirbyville in Huntington on Thursday night, but they came away winners with a 6-3 victory.
Kirbyville got on the board first in the top of the first inning with two runs. The margin would last just one inning as the Lady Elks were able to score in the bottom of the second inning to bring the score to 2-1.
A Robin Grant two-run home run for the Lady Elks in the bottom of the third inning gave Elkhart the lead it would never give back.
The Lady Elks had 13 hits on the night including Megan Davis going 4-for-4 with an RBI, Courtney Lindsey going 2-for-4 with two singles and two RBI’s, Grant going 2-for-3 with a double and the aforementioned two-run home run.
Additionally, Camryn Rucker helped out the Lady Elks by going 1-for-3 with a single, Tiffany Rosas who went 1-for-3 with a double and Sheridan Adair who went 3-for-3 with an RBI.
Rucker also was on the mound tonight for the Lady Elks. Over seven innings, Rucker gave up seven hits and struck out two batters on the night.
The Lady Elks’ 6-3 win propels them into tonight's 7 p.m. game two against Kirbyville. The game will still be played in Huntington.