INDEPENDENCE, Kansas -- The NOC Mavs exploded for 24 runs against Independence Saturday salvaging a split in a non-conference softball doubleheader.
NOC (13-8) won the second game 24-12 after dropping the first game 5-3.
In Game 2, the Mavs scored eight runs in the first inning and scored in four of the five innings played.
Jackayla Whitney picked up the win in the circle for the Mavs allowing three earned runs on three hits in three innings.
In Game 1, Independence scored four runs in the fourth and made it stand up in a 5-3 win.
NOC out hit Independence 9-3, Mundell, Bonds and Keylee Kirk had two hits each. Bonds homered for the Mavs.
Jordan Lane took the loss in the circle allowing five earned runs on five hits.
123 456 7—R H E
Mavs 000 100 2—3 9 1
INDP 000 401 x—5 3 0
NOC—Lane and Heiser. 2B—Heisler, Turman. HR—Bonds . L—Lane
123 45—R H E
Mavs 846 60—24 18 2
INDP 430 50—12 11 8
NOC—Rohwer, Whitney (1), Garrett (4), Baughman (5) and Heisler, White (4). 2B—Whitney, Mundell, Graham, Bonds. HR—Mundell. SB—Buck, Graham. W—Whitney.