Yorktown’s Lauren Grant and Grace Lumpkin combined for a total of 16 strikeouts as the Tigers defeated Monroe Central 4-3 Thursday evening in softball.
Grant gave up two runs on three hits while striking out seven and walking two in four innings. Lumpkin closed by striking out nine in her three innings. She gave up one run on three hits and walked only one.
The Yorktown’s four runs came on nine hits. The Tigers had five errors.
For the Golden Bears Haley Fields and Katie Gaddis each had two hits. Monroe Central. Monroe Central’s three runs came on six hits. They committed two errors. Kendra Buckminster pitched a complete game for Monroe Central.
This Saturday the Golden Bears will host the Monroe Central Invitational starting at 9:00 a.m.