The Skyhawks haven’t found a way to win, yet.
The Fort Lewis College softball team dropped its third game of the season-opening Desert Stinger in Las Vegas on Saturday, falling to West Texas A&M 14-4.
FLC tallied more hits than the Buffaloes, 11-9, scoring three runs in the first two innings to take a 3-1 lead.
Kaylynn Harmon led the Skyhawks with three hits and a run batted in. Missy Fundora, Chelsea Rodriguez, Hayley Bolyard and Erica Conley each scored one run.
But West Texas A&M scored four in the third inning, then held the Skyhawks scoreless until a one-run final inning for the win.
The Skyhawks gave up six seventh-inning runs to fall behind from an 8-3 gap for the game’s final margin.
Mallory Wyatt had two hits for two RBIs and two runs to lead the Buffaloes, who had a smattering of runs from all over their roster.
Kassie Haubert took the loss in the circle for FLC, giving up five hits for six earned runs while striking out three batters.
Information for the Skyhawks’ night game against Central Washington wasn’t available Saturday night.
FLC (0-3) will play Dixie State at 11:30 a.m. today to finish its season-opening Desert Stinger tournament.
The Skyhawks lost 18-2 to Western Washington in a five-inning opener Friday.
FLC rallied in the second game Friday, taking an early lead before falling to Grand Canyon University of Phoenix 11-3 in unseasonably cold conditions.