COLUMBUS – Wayne High softball visited another Class B opponent in the month of September.
From the Lakeview softball field, Class C WHS competed against the Columbus Lakeview Viqueens.
Columbus Lakeview scored early and held onto the 6-3 victory. The Viqueens improved to 5-3 while Wayne High fell to 5-3.
Columbus Lakeview jumped ahead with a run in the opening inning. Following a scoreless second, the Viqueens added another run in the third followed by back-to-back two-run innings to lead 6-0. In the sixth, Wayne High scored three runs but fell, 6-3.
Delaney Kruse singled twice, drove in a run and scored while Jersi Jensen singled and drove in a run for Wayne. Liberty Titiml also doubled.
Sammi Gubbels singled, Logan Miller accounted for a RBI, as Taytem Ellis scored.
Gubbels (56) suffered the loss in four innings allowing three runs off five hits while striking out two batters and walking one. Mackenzie Nissen (40) worked two innings allowing three runs (one earned) off four hits while striking out three batters.
Wayne at Lakeview:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 5 4 – WHS
1 0 1 2 2 0 X 6 9 2 – Lakeview
Wayne High will next host Tekamah-Herman on Thursday, September 8.