Moulton-Udell's Sydney Gibson (7) tags a Grandview-Park Baptist runner out between first and second base.

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The Moulton-Udell Lady Eagles finally captured their first win of the season at their own softball tournament on Saturday.

Moulton beat Harmony 8-6 in the first of two games they played Saturday.

Freshman Katie Selvy picked up the win from the pitcher’s circle after going six innings, allowing seven hits and throwing five strikeouts.

“We have started to play better ball this week,” Moulton-Udell head softball coach Jason Ogden said. “We aren’t giving teams a lot of extra outs like we had been earlier in the year. We have been making plays and really showing signs of improvement. We are having good at-bats at the plate, but not a lot to show for it yet. I like our look at the plate. We just need to break through and get on a roll.”

Moulton-Udell closed the tournament with a 12-4 loss against Grandview Park Baptst.

Moulton-Udell (1-13, 0-4 in BGC) will host Diagonal tonight in a V/JV doubleheader starting at 6 p.m.

Saturday’s games

Moulton-Udell 8, Harmony 6

HAR     002     400     —     6     7

M-U     212     021     —     8     12

Moulton-Udell battery — Katie Selvy [W] (6IP, 7H, 6R, 3ER, 2BB, 5K).

Hits — Maddie Newland 1-4, Sydney Gibson 1-4, Addison Westercamp 3-4, Hannah Fowler 2-4, Shayla Martsching 2-3, Jessie Simons 1-3, Riley Duke 1-3, Kathlynn Leer 1-2. 3B — Fowler. RBI — Leer 2, Martsching 2, Fowler, Duke. Runs — Westercamp 2, Fowler 2, Gibson, Martsching, Selvy, Simons. SB — Leer 2, Newland, Gibson, Westercamp, Martsching.

Grandview Park-Baptist 12, Moulton-Udell 4

GV     420     510     —     12     10

M-U     001     210     —     4     10

Moulton-Udell battery — Jolee Fenton [L] (5IP, 10H, 12R, 6ER, 5BB, 2K).

Hits — Newland 1-2, Gibson 1-3, Fowler 2-3, Martsching 1-2, Leer 1-2. RBI — Simons, Sky Selvy, K. Selvy. Runs — Newland, Fowler, Martsching, Leer. SB — K. Selvy.

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Kyle Ocker is the editor of the Daily Iowegian. Prior to becoming editor, Ocker was a correspondent, sports editor and associate editor at the Daily Iowegian, and was the managing editor of the Knoxville Journal-Express.