South Mountain Softball hosted Scottsdale Tuesday afternoon in a conference doubleheader looking to gain ground in the standings. That they did as South took two games from the Artichokes 3-2 and 11-3.
The Cougars hosted a split doubleheader on Thursday against Williston St and Seward County.
In Game 1 South Mountain took on Williston St and would lead the whole game winning 11-2. Kourtney Pock and Makalia Mason had 2 doubles a piece.
Kourtney Pock earns ACCAC D2 Player of the Week for 3/15. This is the second time she has been honored.
South Mountain hosted non-conference opponent Howard from Texas Thursday afternoon in a doubleheader.
In Game 1 the Cougars jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings and would hold on to win 4-2.
Emily Manhao was named ACCAC D2 Player of the Week for 2/28.
Manhao went 8 for 20 with 2 doubles, 2 home runs and was walked 4 times. She scored 9 runs and drove in 8.
Softball traveled to play Paradise Valley on Saturday to play a conference doubleheader. The Cougars would win Game 1 6-4 and lose Game 2 8-5.
In Game 1 Tatumn Porras would get the win on the mound working 3.1 innings. Ariana Rader hit a homerun and went 2-3 with 3 rbi’s to lead the Cougars.