The Orchard View softball team held on for a 10-8 victory over WMCC (WM Christian and Muskegon Catholic co-op team) 10-9 on Wednesday.LSJ Logo incert

The Cardinals led by five after five innings. WMCC scored four times in the sixth, and had runners on second and third with nobody out in the seventh, but Orchard View pitcher Bree Weck retired three batters in a row to preserve the victory.

Morgan Taylor led the OV offense with three hits and three RBIs. Breanna Haun and Jaelyn Eggerson each added two hits for the Cardinals. Janae Schultz had three hits and four RBIs for WMCC while Catherine Bradford-Royle added three hits.

WMCC roared back with a 20-5 win in the second game, scoring 12 runs in the sixth inning.

WMCC benefited from 15 walks and added 11 hits, with two apiece from Bradford-Royle, Caroline Price, Amelia Heminger and Schultz. Heminger drove in four runs while Schultz knocked in three.

Price earned the victory, scattering six hits and striking out five in six innings.

Mari Brown had a pair of hits for Orchard View.