The Columbus softball team opened its season at home Thursday night, splitting a doubleheader with Grand Island.
The Discoverers posted a 4-1 victory in the opener, before dropping an 8-7 decision in the nightcap. Columbus travels to Omaha Saturday to play in a triangular at Skutt.
The Lakeview softball squad had a rough season opener Thursday night. The Vikings were blanked by visiting Grand Island Central Catholic 11-0.
Lakeview is scheduled to play in Lincoln Saturday at the Freeman Invite.