FULTON – In a battle of Top 10 NJCAA softball teams, the No. 9 Itawamba Lady Indians and No. 3 Gulf Coast split their Friday MACJC matchup.
Itawamba grabbed Game 1 with a 5-1 victory. Carleigh Mills (5-3) earned the win for ICC, with Mamie Hollenhead (East Webster) rapping two hits, including a double.
The Lady Indians broke open a 1-1 tie with two runs in each of the fourth and fifth innings.
In Game 2, Gulf Coast broke open a 3-3 tie in the sixth with three runs, eventually winning 7-5.
This was the MACJC division opener for ICC.
Itawamba is back in division action Tuesday, hosting area rival No. 16 Northeast.