By Ben Murphy
Clare split with visiting Shepherd in a non-league softball doubleheader on Thursday, falling in game one 2-1 and picking up a 12-5 victory in game two.
Mackenzie Thayer led Clare with a solo home run in game one, Bailey Reger had a double and a single, with Alex Stark and Lindsay Winter both adding singles as well.
Thayer earned the win pitching, giving up four earned runs and struck out three batters
Thayer also added a three-run home run to aid her cause, with Laura Walton hitting two doubles and a single, Reger had three singles, Emily Baer had two singles and Alex Rowell had a double and three RBI.
Clare (1-3) hosted Beal City on Thursday and hosts Meridian April 24.