Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Softball: Prairie Stars end losing streak

The University of Illinois Springfield snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 4-1 win followed by a 13-3 victory over Lewis in a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader.

Lewis took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning of the first game. Madi Torry and Briana Edgar hit RBI singles in the bottom of the inning and UIS led 2-1.

In the first inning of the second game, Amanda Gosbeth hit a three-run homer, Alexa McClaughry had a two-run double and Jordyn Larsen hit a RBI double and the Prairie Stars were ahead 6-1.

UIS improved to 12-22 overall and 4-12 in the GLVC. Lewis is 15-19-1 and 4-11-1.

The story was reported by The State Journal-Register on April 1, 2016.

Read the full article online.