The Norwayne softball team battled on Thursday night at Hillsdale but came up short 3-2. Kennedy Kay struck out 12 Hillsdale batters to only 2 walks. Kay and Taylor Boley each scored in the seventh, with Boley (triple) and Tarrah Moore each driving in a run. Also picking up hits for Norwayne was Kennedy Lonsbury, Olivia Rieman and Alisa Harbaugh. The Cats will be back in action on Friday night at home with Rittman.