Golden Suns Go 2-2 at Henderson State

Arkansas Tech University and Henderson State University split a four-game Great American Conference softball series in Arkadelphia on Sunday and Monday.

The Golden Suns (15-9 overall, 9-3 GAC) are scheduled to host Southern Nazarene University for a GAC series at the Chartwells Women’s Sports Complex in Russellville on Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18.

First pitch is set for 3 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday. Admission will be free.

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Game One: HSU 3, Tech 2

Henderson State’s Alyssa Dixon hit a home run in the bottom of the 19th inning to end the longest softball game in GAC history and give the Reddies a 3-2 victory over Arkansas Tech on Friday.

Game Two: Tech 5, HSU 2

Megan Goodnight went 4-for-4 with two doubles and four runs batted in to lead Arkansas Tech to a 5-2 win against Henderson State in Friday’s nightcap.

Game Three: HSU 3, Tech 2

Kylie Buttram’s walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Henderson State a 3-2 victory over Arkansas Tech in Saturday’s first game.

Game Four: Tech 4, HSU 3

Arkansas Tech took the series finale from Henderson State 4-3 on Saturday afternoon behind an RBI single from Janie Knowles in the top of the ninth inning.