FORT WORTH — Lamar State College Port Arthur's softball team came away with a pair of wins in the first day of the Cowtown Softball Tournament on Friday, beating Luna Community College 8-0 and Cowley College 10-2. In the middle game of the day, the Hawks fell 5-3 to Northern Oklahoma College.
The Seahawks are now 3-3 for the season with two more games set for the second day of the tournament Saturday at Gateway Park in Fort Worth. LSCPA is scheduled to play Weatherford College at 9 a.m. and North Central Texas College at 3 p.m.
Freshman Britni Hunt worked 5.2 innings on the hill, allowing just one hit with 11 strikeouts as she led the Seahawks to their first shutout of the season.
Sophomore Taylor Frederick was 3 for 3 at the plate, including two doubles, with a run batted in and two runs scored as the Hawks amassed eight hits. Freshman Vanessa Espitia slapped a two-run home run in the game and Lilly Renteria finished 2 for 3 with a double for the Hawks.