Southeastern Community College's softball team edged Iowa Western, 6-5, in Friday's first round of the Region XI tournament, then fell to Indian Hills, 9-3, at Ottumwa.

The Blackhawks will face Iowa Western again at 11 a.m. today in the consolation bracket. That winner will play Indian Hills for the region championship.

SCC banged out 14 hits against Iowa Western with winning pitcher Ashley Rosado going 3-for-4. Morgan Smith, Kelsey Witte, Kaylin Featheringill and Veronica Coghlan each had two hits for the Blackhawks. Rosado improved to 12-10.

Alyssa Maldonado had two singles for the Reivers and Lily Gregory homered.

In the second hame, Jaylie Reints and Vanessa Bakley each hit two home runs and Bakley drove in five runs. Lowney and Witte each had two hits for SCC Witte homered. Kalyne Powell (8-17) sustained the loss.

SCC is 20-27.



Iowa Western;030;002;0;5; 8;0

WP — Ashley Rosado (12-10); LP — Brieanna Brock (17-4).

Leading hitters — SCC: Morgan Smith 2-5; Kelsey Witte 2-3, Rosado 3-4, Kaylin Featheringill 2-4, Veronica Coghlan 2-2; Iowa Western: Alyssa Maldonado 2-3. 2B — M Smith, Zoe Hicks (IW). HR — Lily Gregory (IW). RBI — M Smith, Witte, Featheringill, Izzy Colllins (SCC), Heather Geiger (SCC), Chayse Lowney (SCC), Maldonado, Gregory, Celia Valencia (IW) 2, Darby Zodina (IW).



Indian Hills;040;212;0;9;8;0

WP — Carlyn Stanley. LP — Kalyne Powell (8-17).

Leading hitters — SCC: Chayse Lowney 2-3, Kelsey Witte 2-4; Iowa Western: Jaylie Reints 2-3, Vanessa Bakley 2-3. 2B — Lowney, Dubois (IH). HR — Witte, Reints 2, Bakley 2. RBI — Lowney, Witte 2, Reints 2, Bakley 5, Taylor DuBois 2.


REGION XI CHAMPIONSHIP: SCC's Emma Pry shot an 83 in Friday's Region XI tournament at Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny.

Pry is fourth after three rounds with a 243.

Frankie Johnson added a 96 for the Blackhawks. Danielle Bredar had a 100. Morgan Totsch had a 101, and is seventh overall at 261. Megan Larkins had a 111.

Kortney Orr of DMACC, a Columbus High School graduate, had a 91. She is sixth overall at 256.