CLARENDON, Texas – The Seward County Community College softball team was swept at Clarendon College, 9-0 and 10-2, on Monday.
Alyssah Pontoja pitched for the Lady Saints, allowed nine runs, eight earned, on 10 hits, struck out four and walked none over four innings.
After a scoreless first inning, Clarendon scored four runs in the second, two in the third and three in the fourth to open a 9-0 lead. Seward failed to score in the top of the fifth for the run-rule loss.
Cordrey took the circle for Seward, allowed 10 runs, only six earned, on eight hits, struck out five and walked none.
The Lady Saints trailed 7-0 heading into the top of the fifth before getting on the board. Cordrey drove in Esquibel with a one-out single for the first Seward run of the game. One out later, Nelson singled in Dazy Gomez to cap the scoring for the Lady Saints.
Clarendon answered back with three runs in the bottom of fifth to make the score, 10-2, and close out the game on a run-rule.
The doubleheader at Lamar on Wednesday has been postponed. The games have been rescheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at Lamar.
Seward's next games will be a home doubleheader against Pratt Community College at 1 p.m. Friday at French Family Field.