MORRIS – The Dale slow pitch team started their season Friday with a 12-11 loss at Moss on a walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh.

The Lady Pirates pulled ahead 6-1 in the top of the fourth with two runs before giving up five in the bottom half of the inning. Morris added three in the bottom of the fifth and the Lady Pirates got three back in the top of the sixth to retake an 11-9 lead but three runs in the bottom of the seventh won it for Morris.

Skyler Thompson had two hits with two home runs and four RBI to lead the Lady Pirates and Delanie Manning drove in three runs with two hits and two homers. Mikayla Rutland had three hits with a double and two homers, Jobey Savage had one homer on four hits and Sara Lock had two doubles and three hits.

Dale hosts Varnum Tuesday.