So far, so good for South Whidbey softball against Cedar Park Christian after the Falcons beat the Eagles for the second time this season.
South Whidbey edged the home team in Bothell 6-2 behind the performance of freshman pitcher Mackenzee Collins. She struck out 10 batters and gave up four hits and one walk with no earned runs.
The Falcons (3-9 Cascade Conference, 4-9 overall) limited their fielding errors from previous games with five in the game.
In the third inning, South Whidbey jumped ahead 2-0 and padded its lead to 3-0 in the sixth. Cedar Park (0-11 conference, 1-12 overall) rallied to trail 3-2 going into the seventh inning.
South Whidbey scored insurance runs in the final frame to lead 6-2 before Collins put away the game. Falcon sophomore Kacie Hanson had two RBI with a double, and junior Leah Merrow had one RBI. Senior Chloe Huffman also hit a double.
The Falcons’ next home game is Friday, May 1 against Cedarcrest.