Cowan Varsity Blackhawks lost the lead late in a 3-1 defeat to Union County on Saturday. The game was tied at one with Union Count batting in the top of the sixth when Chloe Greene singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Union County pitchers struck out 15, while Cowan Blackhawks knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the fifth inning. An error scored one run for Cowan.
Tatum Rickert went seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out seven.
McKenna Minton led Cowan with two hits in three at bats.