The Thomas County Central softball team split a pair of games Saturday, topping Lowndes 5-2 but falling to Berrien 11-0.
In the win over Lowndes, Emi Hobbs went 2-for-3 with a double and Kaylee Barrett drove in two runs. Barrett also struck out 11 Lady Vikings batters, giving up just one earned run on two hits.
A nine-run third propelled Berrien to its victory as Central was held to six hits in the loss.
Sarah Stewart was 2-for-3 with a double.
Central opens a three-game Region 1-AAAA series Tuesday at Bainbridge at 5:30 p.m. Games 2 and 3 will be at TCCHS on Thursday, beginning at 4 p.m.