Buffalo Island Central saw their season come to an end, losing to host Melbourne 9-1 in Saturday afternoon's 2A Regional Softball Tournament at Melbourne.
The Lady Mustangs, who finished the season 13-9, were their own worst enemy, committing six errors on the day.
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BIC picked up their only run of the game when Jenna Pike tripled and scored on an RBI single by Karla Marroquin. Marroquin finished the day 2-3 at the plate while Pike, Megan Misner and Madison Finch all went 1-3. Marroquin picked up the loss on the mound, surrendering 10 hits while striking out five and issuing one base on balls.
BIC reached the regionals with a 9-3 victory over Marmaduke in Monday's 2A-3 district semi-finals. Jenna Pike led an 11-hit Lady Mustang attack, going 3-3 with a pair of RBIs. Madison Finch drove in three runs while going 2-3 at the plate. Demi Hargrove had a pair of hits and scored twice, while Karla Marroquin went 1-2 with one RBI. Megan Misner, Shelby Qualls and Sarah Roddy all had one hit apiece.
Marroquin picked up the win, allowing three runs while fanning 13 Lady Greyhounds. The right-hander allowed only three hits while walking three batters.
The Lady Mustangs fell to Marked Tree in the district finals, 11-1. Hargrove led BIC at the plate with a 2-3 performance, while Marroquin, Finch and Ashely Jines all went 1-2. Marroquin took the loss, yielding nine hits while striking out eight batters.
Marked Tree was led at the plate by Ariel Vance and Deziree Tull, who both went 3-3 at the plate. Brittany Threlkeld pounded a home run over the left field fence while Hannah Ghant picked up the victory on the mound as the Lady Indians improved to 16-4 on the year.