Monroe Central outhit Centerville Thursday evening but came up short on the scoreboard falling by a 5-1 score.
Centerville scored twice in the first inning and added two more in the fourth inning after MC had cut the lead to 2-1. The Lady Bulldogs added a run in the sixth to seal the win.
The Lady Bears out hit Centerville 6-3 led by Samantha Roderick and Faith Cope with 2 apiece. Cope also had the team’s only RBI of the game.
Jordyn Barga struckout 7 in six innings of work.
The Lady Bears travel to Knightstown tonight before defending their County Tourney title Saturday at home. MC will play Randolph Southern at 10 a.m.