Getting the response it needed after a wrenching defeat, the Central College softball team scratched out a doubleheader split at Buena Vista University Thursday.
The No. 23-rated Dutch (19-7 overall, 6-2 Iowa Conference) tumbled 5-4 in a back-and-forth nine-inning opener before hanging on for a 6-4 victory in the second game.
Central travels to Decorah Tuesday to tackle No. 5-rated Luther College.