FAIRLAND - Welch remained unbeaten thanks to a 5-1 victory over Fairland in a Lucky 7 Conference softball game here Monday.
Welch overcame three errors to chalk up its 13th straight victory.
Winning pitcher Kalleigh Chrz struck out 10 and walked one over seven innings.
The Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Jordan Amos' leadoff home run.
Welch picked up another run in the fourth when Amos reached on an error, went to second on a wild pitch, third on a passed ball and scored on Katy McClurg's single.
A three-run fifth gave the Lady Wildcats some breathing room. Kirsten Leppla had a one-out double. She went to third as Ashley Marlow grounded out and scored on a single by Chrz.
Amos walked and she and Chrz scored on a double by Sierra Hankins.
Fairland spoiled Chrz' bid for a shutout in the bottom of the seventh.
A single followed a two-out walk by Kourtney Kowal by Jessica Blalock. Kelsey Campbell then followed with a RBI single.
Leppla, moved up to the leadoff spot by coach Josh Schertz, had a double and single for the Lady Cats.
Chrz, Jordan, Hankins and McClurg each had one hit for Welch.
Campbell, who suffered the loss, had two singles for Fairland. Courtney May and Blalock each added singles.
Welch hosts Oklahoma Union and Fairland travels to Ketchum in non-conference games today