(HILLSBORO) The Jefferson College softball team wins Game 1 of its doubleheader today against Maple Woods by a 3-2 final score.
The Monarchs jump out to an early lead with a home run from Hilary Protzman in the top of the 1st inning. With the Vikings down 1-0 in the bottom of the 4th, Hannah Karl barrels up the ball.
Then at 1-1 in the bottom of the 5th, the Vikings grab their first lead thanks to an Abby Rollet base hit.
Protzman for the Monarchs then tags Corryn Hill again for another home run to tie the game at 2-2. In the bottom of the 6th and a runner at 3rd base, Hill uses her bat to help out her own cause.
After giving the Vikings the lead, Hill goes back out to the mound in the 7th and retires the Monarchs in order.
The Vikings win Game 2 9-4. With the sweep, Jeff Co sits at 32-9 overall and 14-4 in Region 16. A trip to Cottleville, Missouri on Tuesday for a pair against St. Charles is next for the Vikings.
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