ATLANTA – The Huntingdon softball team lost to 18th-ranked Emory University and Agnes Scott on Sunday in the 3n2 Elite Event.
The Lady Hawks (1-3) fell to Emory 7-3 and lost to the Scotties 6-3.
Against Emory (4-0), Huntingdon built a 2-0 lead before Emory took control in the middle innings. A Brandi Blair single scored Rooney in the first inning and a single by Henderson scored Jesse Dunn in the second inning. Freshman Katrina Harden scored Huntingdon's final run on a ground out by Rowland in the seventh inning.
Henderson and Dunn each had two hits in the game. Kerri Reed (0-1) took the loss for Huntingdon.
Against Agnes Scott (1-3), Huntingdon rallied from an early deficit and only trailed 4-3 in the fifth inning. But the Scotties added two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and held off the Lady Hawks.
A double by Rowland scored Rooney to give Huntingdon a 1-0 lead in the first inning. A double by Langford scored Rowland in the fourth inning to cut the Scotties lead to 4-2. Blair scored Huntingdon's final run on a sacrifice fly by Langford in the fifth inning.
Rowland and Henderson each finished with two hits. Raina Lanier (0-2) took the loss.
Huntingdon returns to action on Saturday at Millsaps. The Lady Hawks play Millsaps at 10 a.m. and Dallas at 2 p.m.