Konawa 5, Latta 4
LATTA 002 020 0 — 4 11 1
KONAWA 230 000 x — 5 9 5
Stephanie Priest and Tamara Jackson. Natalie McClain and Erin Fixico. WP-McClain (2-0). LP-Priest. 2B-Hilary Kuestersteffen 2, Lacy Brooks, Kelsey Howard (K). HL-Heather Reeves 2-2, 2 RS, RBI; Amanda Pruett 2-3, RS (K); Chelsey Bennett 3-4, 2 RS, Tara MacCollister 2-4, 2 RS (L).
NOTEWORTHY: Konawa scored all five of its runs in the first two innings and then held on. Hilary Kuestersteffen hit two doubles for the Lady Tigers while Chelsey Bennett had three hits to lead Latta at the plate.
COACHES QUOTE: “We just didn't quite get it done. We played pretty good for the opener. I don't like getting beat, but we played pretty well. We're young in spots and we're going to get better,” — Latta head coach Jim Foster.
Team Records: Konawa 2-0, Latta 0-1.
Up Next: Konawa vs. Red Oak at 10 a.m., Konawa vs. Panama, noon; Konawa vs. Okemah, 2 p.m. today at the Preston Festival.; Latta vs. Roff, noon; Roff vs. Byng, 1 p.m.; Byng vs. Weleetka, 2 p.m.; Latta vs. Weleetka, 3 p.m. Saturday at Latta Festival.