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.
The Seahawks went big at the plate, collecting 13 hits — six of those extra-base hits — in a run-ruled afternoon game against Cowley College.
Freshman Elicia Gonzales was 3 for 3 with two doubles, scoring two runs and plating another, while frosh Rebecca Delome went 3 for 3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs to lead the Seahawks at the plate. Makasha Brown, Vanessa Espitia and Renteria each also had doubles in the game.
Espitia worked all five innings on the mound, allowing just three hits and two earned runs to earn the win.