COLUMBUS, Ga. - The fifth-ranked Kirkwood softball team won both of its games at the NFCA Classic Friday in Georgia.
The Eagles trimmed Northwest Florida State, 4-3, in their first game and dumped Baltimore-Catonsville, 13-0, in the second contest.
Monika Bevans delivered an RBI single in the top of the seventh inning to snap a 3-3 tie and give Kirkwood the victory in the opener. Bevans had two hits and two RBIs in the game.
Morgan Frost was 3-for-4 for the Eagles. DoniRae Mayhew had two hits and a two-run single in the first innng. Lexi Ferrari also had two hits.
Lexi Kinnaird pitched a complete game for the victory, allowing three runs on seven hits. She struck out six batters and did not walk anyone.
Ferrari and Mayhew belted home runs for Kirkwood in the 13-0 victory over Baltimore-Catonsville. Ferrari had two hits and drove in four runs. Taylor Nearad was 3-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs.
Angie McBeain pitched four innings for the victory. She allowed two hits, with five strikeouts and no walks.
Kirkwood will face two of the top teams in the country Saturday in the tournament. The Eagles (12-0) are scheduled to meet second-ranked LSU-Eunice at 11:30 and will face top-ranked Jones County at 4:30.
Kirkwood 200 001 1 - 4 10 0
NW Florida St. 000 201 0 - 3 7 2
W - Kinnaird.
Baltimore-Catonsville 000 00 - 0 2 2
Kirkwood (10)12 0x - 13 10 2
W - McBeain.
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