SAN ANTONIO — After opening the season with a win in extra innings, No. 10 Southeastern’s softball team picked up a 6-2 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday afternoon in its second game of the St. Mary’s Tournament.

SAN ANTONIO — After opening the season with a win in extra innings, No. 10 Southeastern’s softball team picked up a 6-2 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday afternoon in its second game of the St. Mary’s Tournament.


Shayna Milam drew the start and turned in six innings of work to pick up the win after allowing two runs on four hits with three strikeouts.


Jessica Simmons turned in a pair of hits in the day’s finale, finishing 2-for-3 with a walk in the leadoff spot. Haley Strawn and Laramie Beal each drove in a pair of runs, while Lacie Cook and Courtney Riddle each added one RBI.


Earlier Saturday, Southeastern shook off a slow a start and an early deficit to put up four runs in the top of the eighth inning and open the 2014 season with a 5-2 victory over Texas-Permian Basin.


Despite being outhit 7-to-5, the Storm made the most of its opportunities and also cashed in on a pair of UTPB errors.


The wins lift the team to 2-0 heading into Day 2 of the three-day event where they will face No. 17 Angelo State at 2 p.m. and St. Mary’s at 4 p.m.