SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Drury Panthers softball team hosted its home opener today at Thompson Field at Meador Park against Northwest Missouri State University.
In the first game, the Panthers defeated the winless Bearcats 4-1, highlighted by a two run homerun off of the bat of Denise Taylor.
The second game was a bit closer. Drury's Regina Norris would score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh when Amber Hayden hit a single into left field.
Panthers won 2-1.
Next up for the red and black will be the University of Central Oklahoma on Saturday in Edmond at one and three in the afternoon.