Cuesta College

Cuesta softball team splits with Taft

The Cuesta College softball team split a doubleheader with Taft on Tuesday, winning the first game 11-10 before falling 12-7 in the second.

In game one, the Cougars trailed 10-6 and rallied with four runs in the bottom of the seventh, tying the score on an RBI single by Laura Haines.

Haines finished 2 for 4 with three RBI, Kryn Masutani was 3 for 5 with one RBI, and Mandi Miller was 2 for 2 with two runs scored and one RBI for Cuesta.

Sara Hoversten was 2 for 3 with two runs scored and one RBI and Kelly Lockwood was 1 for 5 with the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the eighth inning.

In game two, Cuesta gave up seven runs in the top of the fifth and couldn’t rally before the game was suspended because of darkness.Kelly Lockwood was 3 for 3 with one RBI and two runs scored for the Cougars.