The Lady Colonels defeated Nelson on the softball diamond at home last Wednesday.

The final score was 12-10, Altavista.

Altavista built an early lead, scoring five runs in the first inning, one in the second and two each in the third and fourth innings. Nelson scored just two in the first inning, but the Lady Governors threatened to come back late, scoring a run in the fourth, three in the fifth and four runs in the sixth.

Altavista hung on in the seventh however, shutting the Lady Governors out in the final inning.

Dana Phillips pitched 4 innings for Altavista, striking out three batters, walking four and allowing four earned runs. Madyson Brown pitched two innings for Altavista, striking out one batter, walking one and allowing three earned runs.

Ashton Eades scored two runs for the Lady Colonels, Caelee Worley had two runs and two RBIs, Emily Giles had one run, Madyson Brown finished with one run and one RBI, Dana Phillips had one run, Alexis Gonzalez had two runs and one RBI and Autumn Smither had three runs and one RBI.