The North Lincoln Knights suffered their first loss of the season to Southern Foothills 1A Conference rivals Cherryville.
The Lady Ironmen got a two-out RBI single from Abby Walls to rally past the Knights in the bottom of the seventh for a 3-2 win.
The score was 0-0 until the top of the sixth when the Knights scored two. Cherryville answered in the bottom of the sixth, tying the game 2-2.
Walls earned the win, scattering nine hits and striking out five. Junior Nicole Baxter suffered the loss and is now 5-1 on the season.
Baxter allowed only three hits, struck out six, but had five walks.
Leading hitters were: April Wilson with a single, double and RBI. Jenna Torbert went 2-for-4. Kayla Alexander went for 2-for-3. Lindsey Smith had a RBI single. McKenzie Harkey 1-for-4 with a walk.
The Lady Knights are 6-1 on the season and 3-1 in the SF 1A. They will play Crest in the first round of the Ashbrook High School Easter Tournament. by John Mark Brooks