Lady Saints take first loss
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team took its first loss of the season Friday after nine consecutive wins.
The Lady Saints took the 6-4 home loss to Southampton High School. The Lady Saints scored all four of their runs in the first inning and held a 4-3 lead after one inning of play.
Southampton tied things up in the third inning. They took the lead in the fourth inning after a single brought home two runs. Madison Inscoe and Reese Byrd handled pitching duties, with Inscoe taking the loss. NSA totaled three hits, which included a home run from Cierra O’Keeffe.
NSA will go on the road to take on Norfolk Academy at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Southampton 6, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 4
SH 3 0 1 2 0 0 0—6
NSA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0—4
NSA: Hits 3—McGowan, O’Keeffe, Groves; Runs 4—Elswick, Chang, Inscoe, O’Keeffe; RBI 2—O’Keeffee
SH: Hits 6—Simmons 3, Greene 2, Ogburn; Runs 6—McNeil 2, Greene 2, Simmons, Cales; RBI 6—Simmons 6