GAME ONE – CTX 6, Southwestern 4
The Pirates and Tornados traded a two-run frame in the first. Concordia then added two more in the second. The score would hold at 4-2 until Southwestern plated two in the top of the fourth.
CTX tallied the eventual game-winner in the bottom of the fourth on an RBI from Jones. The Tornados added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth.
Southwestern threatened in the top of the seventh, putting two on with two down, but reliever Lauren Camacho was able to work out of trouble, stranding two.
GAME TWO – CTX 3, SU 2
Concordia grabbed an early 2-0 lead with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first, initially off a wild pitch then on an RBI double from Haley Dennett.
CTX held on until the top of the sixth, when Southwestern was able to tie the game, capitalizing on a pair of Tornado errors.
Southwestern returns home to face Our Lady of the Lake on Saturday with a double header beginning at 1 pm.