Lincoln scores 5 in the 8th to defeat Kennett in Class 1 softball state championship

Kennett softball drops Class 1 state title game to Lincoln

SPRINGFIELD,MO. (KAIT) - Kennett softball returned to the Missouri Class 1 state softball championship after a 5-4 win over Mount Vernon Friday night.

Lady Indians jumped out to an early 2-0 lead but Lincoln scored three in the 6th to take a one run lead

Kennett answered in the bottom of the 6th with an Adelynn Nelson RBI base hit.

Tied at 3 in the 8th, the Cardinals scored five runs to take home the 8-3 victory.

Kennett finishes the season with a record of 16-9.

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