Boiling Springs, N.C. -- The Youngstown State softball team dropped a pair of games on Saturday on day two of the Gardner-Webb Tournament. The Penguins fell to Western Kentucky, 17-6, and Gardner Webb, 8-7.
The Penguins overall record evens to 2-2 on the year.
Senior Hannah Lucas led a 12-hit barrage with a 4-for-5 performance in the last-inning loss to Gardner-Webb. Lucas had a triple, scored twice and drove in three runs for the Penguins.
The Penguins are idle next weekend but return to action with five games at the Hampton Tournament, Feb. 23-25.