The season ended for the Lady Eagles softball team with two straight losses in the double elimination area tournament.
The first loss came at the hands of the No.1 seed and eventual area winner Alexandria, who shutout the Lady Eagles 10-0. Jacksonville lost the second game to Cherokee county 11-9.
Alexandria scored three runs in the first and seven in the third for the five-inning mercy rule win.
The Lady Eagles could muster only two hits, singles by Ashlyn Mashburn and Ashley Clingan.
Jacksonville put three runs on the board in the top of the first inning against Centre on a walk by Ashley Clingan, who had three walks in the game, singles by Reagan Stallings and Becky Heintzleman, and a double by Sierra Stone.
Centre tied it up in the bottom half of the inning and then went on to score four in the second, and two runs each in the third and fourth inning.
Jacksonville added another run in the fourth.
With the score 11-4 for Cherokee County, the Lady Eagles made a run at the Lady Warriors scoring four in the sixth on two singles by Stone and Caitlyn Ryan, two errors and two walks, and then one run in the seventh.
The Lady Eagles just couldn’t overcome the deficit and went down in defeat 11-9.
For the game Stallings was 2-for-5, Clingan, three walks with a RBI, Ryan 1-for-4, Stone, 2-for-3 (double) three RBI, Heintzleman, 1-for-3, one RBI, Hannah Williams, 1-for-3, (double) one RBI, and Ashlyn Mashburn, 1-for-3.