Carl Albert softball team splits games in own festival Saturday afternoon

The Carl Albert State College softball team got its first win of the 2013 season Saturday afternoon with a 9-3 win over Allen, Texas, in the Carl Albert Festival at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.The Lady Vikings ended up splitting their two games on the day, losing 3-2 to Cowley County, Kan.The Lady Vikings will return to action Tuesday afternoon with a 2 p.m. doubleheader on the road against Independence, Kan.