Lincoln Southwest scored six runs in the seventh inning to rally for a 10-8 win at Omaha Westside on Saturday.
Nate Matthews singled in a run with the bases loaded, and Treyton Randall followed with a two-run double, giving the Silver Hawks an 7-6 lead. Matthews also scored on the play, but Southwest wasn't done.
Max Peterson singled in two more runs for Southwest (1-0).
Westside made a rally in the ninth inning, loading the bases and scoring two runs, but Hain struck out the final batter to seal the Southwest win.
Randall finished with two hits and four RBIs, and Cam Frederick homered.
The Silver Hawks used six pitchers to complete the win.
Omaha Westside defeated Lincoln Northeast 12-0 in five innings earlier in the day.
Lincoln Southwest 3, Millard West 2, SO: Class A No. 4 Southwest opened its season with a shootout win at Buell Stadium. The Silver Hawks trailed 1-0 in the first half before tying it 1-1 at the break. Southwest then fell behind 2-1 in the second half and pushed it to 2-2, forcing overtime. Both teams were scoreless in the extra period of play. The Silver Hawks prevailed 5-3 on penalty kicks, not missing an attempt in the shootout. Jared Johnson netted one goal for Southwest and Isaiah Shaddick was assisted by Eli Rhodes for the second goal. Dylan Tridle picked up the victory in net.
Southwest track teams finish first, second: Lincoln Southwest had a good day on both the boys and girls side at the Bulldog Track & Field Challenge in Seward. The boys placed first in team scoring while the girls placed second.
Tyler Boyle won the 3,200 meters, Jack Nolley took first in the 800 and Zach Jarosz won the long jump. Jesse Lewis added a win in the triple jump with a mark of 46 feet, 3 inches, plus a high jump championship.
Kate Dilsaver won the 400, and Lindsey Blehm won the 800 with a time of 2 minutes, 24.31 seconds, which was a 0.1 seconds faster than teammate Brianna Rinn. Kaylee Berry won the high jump.
North Star's Jessica Gardner took first place in the pole vault.
NWU Class C/D Invite: The Parkview Christian boys finished fifth with 34 team points and the girls placed seventh with 13 points on Saturday at Nebraska Wesleyan. Malcolm swept the overall win in boys and girls with 134 and 175 points, respectively.
Logan Page took home the only event wins for Parkview Christian. Page jumped 6-0 in the high jump and 41-7 in the triple jump.