Arkansas-Monticello completed a four-game series sweep of Arkansas Tech by defeating the Golden Suns 6-0 and 6-3 in Great American Conference softball at Blossoms Field in Monticello on Saturday.
Kayla Jackson (19-4) pitched a no-hitter for Arkansas-Monticello in game one. She struck out five and walked five.
Katie Slaughter (9-6) held the Golden Suns without a hit for five innings in game two, but Arkansas Tech's offense came alive late.
Siarra Gomez delivered a two-run single and Chandler Touchstone drove in a run with a ground out. The Golden Suns pulled within 6-3 with two outs in the seventh and final inning.
Working in a relief role, Jackson recorded a game-ending strikeout for the Cotton Blossoms as they held off Arkansas Tech's rally. Jackson got her third save of the season.
UAM improved to 28-10 overall and 16-2 in the GAC. The Golden Suns fell to 14-22 overall and 8-14 in league play.
The Golden Suns will host Southwest Baptist for a 3 p.m. non-conference doubleheader at the Chartwells Women's Sports Complex on Tuesday, April 10.
Both games will be broadcast on KCAB 980 AM.
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