Softball: Goldsboro Defeats Spring Creek (PHOTO GALLERY)

Softball: Goldsboro Defeats Spring Creek (PHOTO GALLERY)

After dropping its past two games against Midway, Goldsboro snapped its two-game skid with an 8-1 win against Spring Creek on Thursday afternoon.

The score was tied 1-1 through two innings before the Cougars jumped out ahead of the Gators.

Goldsboro scored one run in the third, four runs in the fifth, and two runs in the sixth to win the game 8-1.

Lele Smith had two hits and two RBIs to lead Goldsboro, while Rileigh Gibson also finished the game with two RBIs. Kennedi Howell, Anna Miranda, Shaye Heathcock and Elizabeth Howell each contributed one RBI.

Kennedie Howell also got the win on the mound. She pitched four innings, gave up zero earned runs and struck out two batters. In three innings of relief, Heathcock gave up zero hits, zero runs and tossed four strikeouts.

Emilly Williams, Anna West and Alissa Price all had one hit apiece to lead Spring Creek.

Goldsboro (2-2) travels to Clinton (1-3) on Monday, while the Gators (0-4) travel to Midway (4-0) on Monday.