Lincoln County's softball team hit a rough road at the Wayne County Invitational, losing its first three games of the season.
The Patriots (3-3) won only one of four games in the weekend competition, topping Wayne County 12-2 in 4 1/2 innings Saturday.
However, Lincoln lost both its Friday games and its second Saturday game.
The Patriots lost 10-2 to McCreary Central in their opener, as they made seven errors to help McCreary.
Jenny Jones, Sara Fitzpatrick and Jessica Stringer had two hits each in the loss.
In their second game Friday, Lincoln lost 9-5 to Cumberland County.
Lincoln had no errors, but gave up a grand slam.
Jenny Ralston had three hits, including a double, while Stringer had a double and a single and Shakelia Miller had two singles.