MARCOLA — Becca Mahurin went 5-for-5 at the plate, helping the Days Creek softball team to an 8-5 win over Mohawk in the first game of a Special District 3 doubleheader on Thursday.

The Mustangs rallied from a five-run deficit, scoring the deciding run on a single in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the nightcap, 8-7.

Megan Kruzic, Joleen Crume and Candice Doolittle all had two hits for the Wolves (4-13, 4-10 SD3) in the first game. Doolittle was 3-for-5, and Crume, Mahurin, Kruzic and Fiona Ketchem each added two hits in the second game.

First Game

D. Creek;110;003;03;—;8;14;2


Newton and Merrell; K. Nation and J. Nation. WP — Newton. LP — K. Nation. 2B — Kruzic (DC), Mahurin (DC), Doolittle (DC), Litle (M), Bechtel (M), Robinson (M), Holvey (M). 3B — Mahurin (DC), K. Crume (DC).

Second Game

D. Creek;013;100;200;—;7;15;4


Newton, Mahurin (6), Newton (9) and Merrell; K. Nation and J. Nation. WP — K. Nation. LP — Newton. 2B — Ketchem (DC), Jackson (DC), Litle (M), Holvey (M). 3B — Ketchem (DC), Kruzic (DC), K. Crume (DC), Merrell (DC).

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