The Mena LadyCats split won one and lost two over the weekend at the Ashdown High School Softball Tournament. Mena pounded Hope 12-2 on Friday night, before dropping a 3-1 decision to the Dierks Lady Outlaws on Saturday. The LadyCats wrapped up the Ashdown Tournament with a 13-0 loss to Queen City, Texas.
Against Hope on Friday night, the LadyCats pushed across six runs in the first inning, and cruised to the 12-2 win. The Mena girls scored twice in the bottom half of the fifth inning to claim the victory on the ten-run rule.
On Saturday, pitching and defense prevailed on a brisk cold day as the LadyCats lost to Dierks 3-1. Then the Mena girls ran into a tough Lady Bulldog squad from Queen City, Texas and dropped a 13-0 decision. The Mena softball team is now 1-4 on the season.
The Ladycats opened their season on Monday, February 25th with a 7-3 loss at Mount Ida. The Mena softball squad dropped a 5-3 decision on Tuesday, February 26th against Waldron.
Up next for the Ladycats will be home games against Dierks on Thursday, March 7th and Malvern on Friday, March 8th.