Nina Castillo hit a walk-off RBI single in to give the Grayson softball team a 9-8 win Thursday in the first of two home victories against Vernon College in a North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference doubleheader.

Nina Castillo hit a walk-off RBI single in to give the Grayson softball team a 9-8 win Thursday in the first of two home victories against Vernon College in a North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference doubleheader.


Castillo finished the first game 3-for-5 with the home run and two RBI before the Lady Vikings (15-13, 9-5) got a home run by Kelsie Finch in the bottom of the fifth in the second game that sealed an 11-2 run-rule win.


In Game 1, Courtnee Jones drilled a lead-off home run in the seventh to tie the game at eight.


In Game 2, Finch finished the game 2-for-4 with three RBI. Christina Guckes was 3-for-3 and drove in two runs while Castillo added a two-run homer.


Grayson will continue conference play on Saturday against Ranger at home.