COLUMBUS, Ga. - Shy Saladino pitched a one-hitter with five strikeouts Sunday as the Kirkwood softball team blanked Lakeland College, 1-0, at the NFCA Leadoff Classic in Georgia.
Lexi Quandt drove in Tara Walls with the game's only run.
Kirkwood lost to Northwest Florida State, 14-7, in its second game Sunday. Krysta Tutsch hit a home run. Tutsch, Alicia Crivaro and Chasney Jenkins had two RBIs.
The fifth-ranked Eagles (7-3) split two games on Saturday in the tournament. Keirstyn Davis hit two home runs and drove in three runs in a 3-2 victory over Southern Union on a five-hitter by Saladino. Kirkwood lost its second game Saturday to San Jacinto, 4-3.