The Hays High softball team ran their winning streak to three, surviving a five-run seventh inning by Salina South and won game one 9-8. South wins game two 11-7. The Indians are now 4-4 on the season
Game 1: Hays 9, Salina South 8
Salina South scored five in the top of the seventh to close the gap to one but Madison Prough (3-2)got a strikeout to end the game. Prough allowed all eight runs, only one earned, on eight hits for the win.
Both Hays High and Salina South commit five errors in the game.
The Indians scored three in the first and one in the second for a 4-0 lead. South answered with three in the third. Hays would come back with two in the fourth and three in the fifth for 9-3 lead.
Shae Briggs and Katlyn Schumacher led the Indians 13-hit attack with three hits each. Schumacher drove in three and Briggs two.
Game 2: Salina South 11, Hays 7
The Cougars scored two in the fourth to break a 1-1 tie. Hays responded with four in the fourth and led 5-3 but South came back with three in the fifth and four in the sixth.
Haley Wells solo homer in the third tied the game at 1-1. Katelyn Schumacher added a solo homer in the seventh.
Jenna Luebbers (1-2) takes the loss, allowing three runs (one earned) on five hits over four innings.