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Lady Hawks fall to Millsaps and Webster

Heather McGuirk, shown here last season, had two hits and two RBIs in Saturday's loss to Webster. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Heather McGuirk, shown here last season, had two hits and two RBIs in Saturday's loss to Webster. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

JACKSON, Miss. – The Huntingdon softball team dropped two games on Saturday at Millsaps. The Lady Hawks fell to Millsaps 5-1 and lost to Webster 12-4 in five innings.

In Game 1, Millsaps (6-0) took an early 2-0 lead and added three runs in the fifth and sixth innings to win. Freshman Lindsey Selph accounted for Huntingdon's only run with a solo home run in the fifth inning. It was her second home run of the season.

Katy Messick (2-1) took the loss, striking out seven, walking three and allowing eight hits in six innings.

Huntingdon (3-3) fell behind 12-0 against Webster (1-1) before scoring four runs in the fifth inning. Heather McGuirk had two hits and two RBIs and Jessica Swindle had two hits and a run. Gabby Alcantar had a RBI and a run, Ashley Johnson drove in one run and Daisha Henderson and Jesse Dunn each scored one run.

Raina Lanier (1-1) took the loss.

Huntingdon returns to action against Millsaps and Webster on Sunday. Huntingdon is scheduled to play Webster at 9 a.m. and Millsaps at 1 p.m.