GRAND ISLAND -- The Class B No. 2 ranked Beatrice softball team suffered their second setback of the season on Monday in a makeup triangular in Grand Island.
The Lady O managed to beat host team Northwest 3-2 in the first game of the triangular, but fell to Hastings 10-6 in the nightcap.
It's Beatrice's first loss to a Class B team. Their previous loss came against Class A school Lincoln Southeast.
Prior to the loss, the Lady O fought off a pesky Northwest team. They jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning.
Olivia Aden got the fourth inning rally started with a lead off double. She then scored on Addie Barnard's two run home run.
Northwest got one of those runs back in the fifth inning to make it 2-1.
Barnard blasted her second home run of the game in the sixth inning -- a solo shot -- which made it 3-1.
That run would end up being big as Northwest scored a run in the bottom of the seventh on an RBI single. Northwest tried to score the tying run on the same play, but the runner was thrown out at home, ending the game.
Beatrice had six hits in the game including Addie Barnard's two home runs. Rylee Pangborn, Olivia Aden and Reganne Henning had a double each while Tavia Hausman had a single.
Addie Barnard pitched all seven innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits while striking out 14 and walking two.
The game against Hastings saw several lead changes. Hastings exploded out of the gate with three runs in the first inning. Three singles, a double and a sacrifice fly led to those three runs.
The Lady O answered with two runs in the bottom of the first. Olivia Aden led off with a double and Whitney Schwisow reached on an error, which advanced Aden to third. Addie Barnard's ground out allowed the first run to score.
Tavia Hausman's two out RBI single made it 3-2 after one inning.
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Hastings left the bases loaded in the top of the second inning and Beatrice left a runner at second in the bottom of the second.
Neither team threatened to score in the third inning, but Hastings' offense would get back to work in the fourth. With two outs, back to back triples led to a run, making it 4-2.
Beatrice got that run back in the bottom of the fourth. Avery Barnard led off with a single and Rylee Pangborn reached on an error. Carley Leners then walke to load the bases with nobody out.
Reganne Henning's sacrifice fly scored a run to make it 4-3, but a double play would end the inning with no more damage being done.
Beatrice took it's first lead in the bottom of the fifth. Schwisow led off with a double and scored on Addie Barnard's RBI double. Barnard then scored on Hannah Lytle's RBI single to give Beatrice a 5-4 lead.
Tavia Hausman's double put runners at second and third and Avery Barnard's sacrifice fly made it 6-4. A line out and a fly out, though, would end the Beatrice threat there.
Hastings' first three hitters singled in the sixth inning to load the bases with nobody out and a walk brought in one run. After an out was recorded, a double brought in three runs to give Hastings the lead back at 8-6.
The Tigers got a similar start to their seventh inning with two singles and a walk loading the bases with nobody out. The Lady Tigers would get two runs out of it to extend the lead to 10-6.
Beatrice's loaded the bases with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, but would be unable to score any runs, ending the game with a final score of 10-6.
Beatrice had 10 hits in the game, including two doubles from Hausman and a double each from Addie Barnard, Olivia Aden and Reganne Henning. Addie Barnard and Henning also had a single each while Avery Barnard had two singles and Lytle had one single.
Rylee Pangborn pitched five innings for Beatrice, giving up six earned runs on 10 hits while striking out three and walking two. Addie Barnard pitched two innings, giving up four earned runs on five hits while striking out two and walking two.
Beatrice is now 13-2 on the season. They played York Tuesday night at Hannibal Park. For those results, see Thursday's Daily Sun.