Farmers Branch, Texas-The Lady Eagles took a 5-0 win over Concordia University Texas in their first game of the day at the American Southwest Conference First Pitch Tournament Saturday, but dropped game two as Texas Lutheran University recorded a 5-0 shutout.
Against Concordia University Texas (6-4), Ozarks (5-3) broke a scoreless game in the second with a two-run double by Brittany Wagnon. The Lady Eagles then scored three runs on three hits in the sixth. Wagnon led off with a single and Heather Roberts knocked a double to left field to score Wagnon. With Roberts on third base, Meghan Smith was hit by a pitch and then stole second. Casey Mays delivered a timely single to score two more runs and extend Ozarks’ lead to 5-0.
Amber Rollins (4-2) did her part to record a shutout by striking out seven.
Wagnon and Mays each had two hits to lead Ozarks at the plate.
In the second game against Texas Lutheran (4-4), the Lady Bulldogs scored a pair of runs in the first inning and then added three more in the fourth to take control of the game. Ozarks had a runner in scoring position in the fifth and another in the sixth, but couldn’t push either across the plate.
Rollins suffered the loss.
Ali Mathis went 2-for-3.
Ozarks will host LeTourneau University March 9-10 in their American Southwest Conference East Division opener.