The Palmyra softball team surrendered six runs in the seventh inning and fell 9-8 at Centralia in a Clarence Cannon Conference game on Thursday night.
The Palmyra softball team surrendered six runs in the seventh inning and lost on a walk-off single at Centralia on Thursday night.
Centralia hit a pair of home runs in the final frame and scored its last four runs with two outs for a 9-8 comeback victory in the Clarence Cannon Conference matchup.
Ella Holiman connected for a two-run homer to cut Centralia's deficit to 8-5, and Mary Kate Bennett hit a three-run shot to tie the score. Lynsie Curtis delivered an RBI single to drive in Carter Hawkins for the winning tally.
Palmyra falls to 9-13 on the season and finishes 4-3 in the CCC.
The visitors plated seven runs in the second inning to take a big lead early. Megan Stone hit a three-run homer to key the rally, while Lauren Van Tress and Morgan Ingram contributed RBI doubles for Palmyra.
But Palmyra was unable to move a runner past first base the next four innings, not until Ingram reached via an error and Cameron O'Brien drove her home with a single in the top of the seventh.
Centralia scored once in the first and twice in the fourth before its offensive explosion in the seventh.