Vale Vikings can’t hold off Ontario Tigers in softball

Ontario’s Kialee Shaw beats the throw and slides in to second base during the second inning in the game on Friday between the Vikings and Tigers. Ontario downed the Viks 6-2. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese)

VALE – Finally back on the home field, the Vale softball team was looking for win No. 1 of the young season.

With a 2-1 lead heading into the seventh inning, all looked hopeful – until Ontario found its bats.

Ontario went to 3-0 overall with a 6-2 victory over the Vikings last Friday. The loss dropped the Vikings to 0-3 overall.

In the seventh, Ontario’s Lexi Navarrete put two runners across the plate with a double to lead the comeback charge. 

For Vale, Demia Hardin picked up the loss, going the entire . . .