Caldwell Community College softball split a doubleheader Wednesday with Spartanburg Methodist, falling in game one 2-1 but winning game two, 12-1.
In game one, it was a scoreless game until the 7th inning when Kayla Hollar led off the inning with a double. With two outs, Mackenzie Johnson would single to right field, scoring Hollar to give the Cobras a 1-0 lead.
In the bottom of the seventh, the Pioneers would get the leadoff batter on board with a single. A throwing error would allow a run to come home to tie the game. A second error in the inning would put the winning run at third base. The winning run would come home on a single, giving Spartanburg Methodist a 2-1 win.
In game two, after surrendering a run in the bottom of the first inning, Caldwell exploded for four runs in the top of the second inning. Kayla Hollar led off with a double, followed by a Kiara Dewy RBI double to tie the game. Dewey would score on an error to give Caldwell a 2-1 lead. Brittney Reynolds would get an RBI single, and another Pioneer error would allow Reynolds to score giving the Cobras a 4-1 lead.
In the fourth inning, Lauren Anderson would hit a three-run homerun to give Caldwell a 7-1 advantage. The Cobras would score five in the fifth inning; Kiara Dewey with a three RBI homerun and a two RBI triple by Anderson. Caldwell would win via the mercy rule, 12-1 after five innings. Anderson finished with five RBI while Dewey had four.
The Cobras are 27-6 on the season. They will travel to Catawba Valley Community College on Saturday for a Region X doubleheader beginning at 1pm at the Highland Recreation Center.