It was a defensive battle in Riverside last night as the Husky softball team hosted Pekin. The two teams each scored a run in the first and Pekin got one in the fifth to win 2-1. For Highland Mollie Kleopfer had a hit and scored the Husky’s run. Mariah Freel had the other hit. Pekin pitcher Mackenzie Laux gave up two hits and struck out seven.