Pirates split opening day at NCAA Regional

Whitworth University won the opener of the Marshal, Texas NCAA Division III softball regional on Friday afternoon, but the Pirates could not complete a comeback in the nightcap and ended up with a split.

Pirates unable to overcome deep bruin bench

After taking a three point lead at the half, the depth of George Fox’s bench led to a 73-54 win over Whitworth in a Northwest Conference matchup on Friday night in Spokane. The Bruins outscored the Pirates 43-21 in the third and fourth quarter.