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High school softball: Benton picks up win in Southwood tournament

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The Benton Lady Tigers rolled past Evangel Christian 19-3 in three innings in the Southwood tournament Saturday.

Megan Risher went 2-for-2 with a grand slam home run in Benton’s 12-run third inning. She finished with five RBI.

Sophia Livers had two doubles and two RBI. Christina Gegg went 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Meaux Carroll had a triple and double. Olivia Burns had a two-run double.

Burns allowed three hits and struck out two in three innings.

Benton faces Logansport in the tournament Saturday.

Elsewhere, the Airline Lady Vikings fell to Grant 16-14 in the Buckeye tournament.

Per Grant’s GameChanger account, Airline’s Paris Endris went 3-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI. Jina Baffuto went 3-for-5 with a home run, double and three RBI.

Elena Heng had two hits, including a double, and three RBI. Paige Marshall had two hits, including a double. Aleena Duran also had two hits.

Grant’s Erin Werner went 4-for-5 with two home runs and eight RBI.

The Lady Vikings dropped to 17-10. Grant improved to 21-7.

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