MIAMI, Okla. – Connors State’s Kristen Reasnor hit a solo home run in the sixth inning to drop Northeastern A&M 7-6 in the opener of an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference softball clash Thursday night, while falling in the night cap 9-2.
Cowgirls are now 19-4 for the season and 5-1 in OCAC play. Northeastern A&M is 16-10 and 10-2 in league play.
Connors jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the opener before the Lady Norse battled back to take a 6-5 advantage, before Taylor Purdue’s solo home run, her fourth of the year, tied the game at 6-all, setting the stage for Reasnor’s second home run of the season.
Taylor Canida started inside the circle before being lifted in the fourth and replaced by Jessica Christian. Christian got the win and she is now 4-0 in the circle.
In the night cap four errors hurt the Cowgirls cause as the Lady Norse struck for a 2-0 lead after two innings, before the Cowgirls tied it in the third inning. However, NEO scored two more runs in the fourth and three in the fifth to put the game away.
Kristen Reasnor took the loss inside the circle and she is now 7-2 for the season.
Cowgirls will travel to Altus, Okla., on Saturday to play Western Oklahoma State in an OCAC twin bill beginning at 2 p.m.