FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - LaGrange rallied to win the first game of a USA South doubleheader as Methodist took the second game to gain a split. The Panthers (6-16, 5-9 USA South) won 4-3 in Game 1, then lost Game 2 11-6.
The Panthers overcame a 3-0 deficit in the first game. AnnaLisa Chavez's sacrifice fly got LC on the board in the fourth inning.
Chelsea Twardoski went the distance on the mound to get the win. She scattered seven hits, giving up only two after the second inning.
In the second game, Methodist built a 9-2 lead after five innings. The Panthers got four runs in the sixth to make it 9-6, but the Monarchs added two insurance runs in their half of the sixth.
The Panthers play at Meredith on Sunday in a USA South doubleheader.