The Colony softball defeated Homer 16-5 in four innings of nonconference action Thursday in Kenai. The Mariners are now 4-4 overall.
The Knights led 3-2 after an inning, 6-3 after two innings, 8-3 after three innings and put matters to rest with an 8-2 advantage in the fourth inning.
Annalynn Brown pitched 3 2-3 innings for Homer, giving up 16 runs on eight hits. Only five of those runs were earned, while Brown also walked nine and struck out six. Zoe Adkins also recorded an out for Homer on a strikeout.
At the plate, the Mariners were able to pound out 10 hits. Grace Godfrey was 3 for 3 with two runs, Brown had two runs, Kaitlyn Johnson was 2 for 2 with three RBIs and Hannah Hatfield was 2 for 3.