Red Mountain's softball team had runners on base in five of the seven innings but stranded all nine in a 6-0 loss on Thursday.
Jordan Beck and Alex Wiley each had 2 hits; Marian Ruf had a double while Bre Macha, Savannah Kirkpatrick and Alyssa Fernandez each had singles for the Lions total of 8 hits on the night. Bre reached double-digit strikeouts for the second time this season, with a season high 14 for the night, while giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs.
The Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions took advantage of a couple of miscues from Red Mountain and had timely hitting in the win.
Red Mountain will begin the Desert Mountain Tournament on Tuesday, March 18 at 7:00 pm vs. Pinnacle, Wed. March 19 at 5:00 pm vs. Canyon del Oro, Thursday, March 20 at 5:00pm vs. Mtn.Pointe and Friday, March 21 at 6:00 pm vs. Paradise Valley.