Horatio started softball season with a 4-3 loss to Smackover in a rematch of last springs regional final.
Horatio had 12 hits to Smackover’s five.
Reagan Batty, Lyndsi Cornish, Laiken Emerson, Maddie Rivas and Kaylee Morgan each had two hits for Horatio. Kelsie Easlon doubled.
Cornish and Morgan each drove in a run.