Hastings-The Guardian Angels Central Catholic Softball team lost for the first time at the State Softball Tournament in Hastings Thursday evening, falling 10-8 to Malcolm.
The Bluejays led 4-0 before the Clippers scored 5 runs in the 3rd inning to go up 5-4.
GACC tied the game at 5 only to see Malcolm strike for 4 more runs in the 5th to lead 9-5.
The Clippers added a run in the 6th.
Mariah Hunke hit a three run homerun for the Bluejays in the top of 7th to bring GACC within 2 at 10-8, but that was as close as the Bluejays would get.
Hunke, Lauren Wobken, and Melissa Hagedorn recorded RBI’s for GACC.
Laura Reiling picked up the win on the mound for Malcolm while Hunke took the loss for GACC.
The Bluejays fell to 24-10 on the year with the loss while the Clippers improved to 31-5.
GACC will play Cozad in an elimination game at 11:30 a.m. on Friday. The game will be aired on 107.9 the Bull.