The George Rogers Clark girls softball team split a doubleheader Friday night at Cardinal Heights.
The Lady Cardinals defeated Jeffersontown 7-5 in the opener, but lost to Rockcastle County 8-7 in the second game.
In the first game, Sydney Anderson and Kolbi Mitchell paced Clark’s offense with a pair of singles, with Mitchell driving in a pair of runs in the win. Rebecca Strange added a triple and two RBIs, while Carrie Irvin laced a pair of singles and Erin Carrus and Ashley Crowe each had a single.
Jessica Neal and Whitney Conkwright shared pitching duties, with Conkwright fanning three batters in the final four innings. Clark rallied and tied the game at 5-5 with a four-run outburst in the fourth frame and completed the successful comeback with a pair of runs in the sixth inning.
Clark, which defeated the Lady Rockets last week, couldn’t overcome a six-run deficit to get a second win over Rockcastle.
Mitchell paced Clark with a pair of doubles and drove in two runs, while Conkwright laced a double and had a couple of RBIs. Anderson had a single, Megan Terrell had a triple and an RBI, followed by Strange and Irvin, who each had a single and an RBI.
Neal, Conkwright, Mitchell and Bryah Campbell shared time on the pitcher’s circle, with Conkwright, Mitchell and Campbell combining for four strikeouts.
The Lady¿Cards host Nicholas County at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cardinal Heights.
The Cardinals remained winless on the season with a 6-0 loss at Pulaski County Saturday.
The Maroons broke open a scoreless game with three runs in the third inning and added two more scores in the fourth. Clark (0-5) managed just four hits and committed five errors in the contest.
Taylor Evans, Logan McQuerry and Matt Williams each had a single for the Cards. Scotty Turner laced a double.
Brent Stoneking started for Clark and gave up five runs, four of which were earned. Stoneking fanned a pair of batters, gave up seven hits and walked one. Hunter Osborne relieved Stoneking and gave up one run and struckout two. Trevor Back tossed the final inning and fanned a pair of batters.
Clark is at Bourbon County this afternoon. First pitch is slated for 5:30 p.m.