23 Texas Tech to move to 10-4 overall and 3-2 on the weekend with one game remaining in Cathedral City.Sophomoregave Oregon an early 2-0 lead over the Aggies (9-5) in the first, driving a two-run double into the left-center field gap after a walk byand a single byA pair of walks came back to hurt UO starterin the second inning, with Texas A&M taking a 3-2 lead on a two-out, pinch-hit, three-run home run by Abby Smith. After a wild pitch put two in scoring position with two outs,barreled up a 1-2 pitch for a two-run single down the left-field line to pull the Ducks even.Texas A&M threatened in the bottom of the sixth with two runners in scoring position and just one out, but Dail kept the game tied with a strikeout and a groundout to shortstop, who charged and made a strong throw on slow roller to end the inning.Cruse opened the seventh inning with a walk, and Cid put the go-ahead run 60 feet away with a sharp single up the middle. Oregon scattered three hits, but did not draw a walk and was unable to get a runner past first base against the Red Raiders' ace.UO starterwas effective early on, allowing just one run through the first three innings on a triple and a wild pitch. Walks came back to bite MacGrandle in the later innings, with Texas Tech scoring two in the fourth on a two-run homer and two in the fifth on an RBI fielder's choice and a bases-loaded walk.Cruse, Cid and juniorall singled to account for Oregon's two hits in the game.
The sixth inning is where the Sailfish offense did their damage, as Janie McCloskey singled with one out and Kathryn Sutton walked to bring up the go-ahead run. Kaylee Winn pinch hit and worked a walk to load the bases, and Carlton greeted a new pitcher by ripping a line-drive single to center that plated McCloskey. Maddie Biggs kept things moving by tying the game with a sacrifice fly to center, and Winn scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch. PBA will close out play at the USSSA Space Coast Complex with a 10 a.m. game with Converse College tomorrow morning.
With runners on first and third, a wild pitch toallowedto race home for the 1-0 edge.The Indians tied it in the top of the third, but USC Aiken regained the margin in the bottom half of the stanza.singled and moved to second on a throwing error by the pitcher. Price rocketed the first pitch she saw over the left center field wall for the 4-3 win.For the game,worked all nine innings for the win. The Indians tied it in the top of the seventh with a two-run shot.USC Aiken had the bases loaded with two outs in the eighth, but the squad was unable to bring in the game-winning run.Catawba broke it open with a seven-run ninth inning.For the game, Painter went two-for-two with six RBI, two walks and two runs scored. Powell and Strauss each had one hit and scored once.The Pacers return to action Monday when they travel to Claflin for a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Two innings spelled the difference for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons in their rematch with Florida State. Saturday afternoon host Florida State scored five runs in the first and nine more in the fourth to take a 14-2 win over Lipscomb in day two of the Unconquered Invitational at JoAnne Graf Field. Florida State connected for 14 hits, but only two were for extra bases a two-run homer in the first and a two-run double in the fourth. The Lady Bisons close out the Unconquered Invitational with two games against Elon.
Troy opened play Saturday morning at Auburn's Jane B. Moore Field with a gritty win against Eastern Illinois, 4-3.Johnson finished the day with 17 strikeouts bringing her tally up to 31 strikeouts on the weekend.andboth recorded a pair of RBIs to lead the Trojans' offensive efforts. Lively's single to centerfield scored two more for the Trojans.Eastern Illinois refused to back down and added two runs in the top of the seventh to put the game within one. A double by Megan Burton followed by a sacrifice fly and single put the game back within reach.Troy went scoreless in the bottom of the inning, but the Trojans sat down the Panthers in order to give Troy its 11victory of the season. Taylor's shot into left field score Truitt adding another run for Troy.Troy would continue to add runs in the top of the next three innings off of hits by Stephanie, Snyder, Truitt,, and Taylor.no-hitter came to an end in the bottom of the sixth when Jordan Olivarez doubled down the left field line to score Paige Rauch.Troy held on to its five-run advantage through the bottom of the seventh despite Villanova (4-4) adding another hit.Johnson (7-1) added another win and 17 strikeouts to her resume after recording three in the first game and 14 in the second.
Highlighted by a two-run blast from, the Texas Tech softball team remains perfect through 12 games aftertossed a 5-0 shutout over No. Two pitches later, she came sliding home on a wild pitch from Oregon's Maddie MacGrandle to put Tech up, 1-0.The Tech defense retired the Ducks in order in the second inning and Edmoundson posted another scoreless frame with three strikeouts in the top of the third.remained patient at the plate to start the bottom of the fourth and drew a leadoff walk off MacGrandle. Two pitches later, Edwards sent her fourth home run of the season sailing over the left-field wall to give the Red Raiders a three-run advantage.Tech tried to push more runs across afterandwere issued back-to-back walks, but a hard-hit ball from pinch hitterflew straight into the glove of MacGrandle to end Tech's threat.Oregon collected one hit in the top of the fifth, but Edmoundson induced two easy outs to send Tech back into the dugout.Burton kicked off the bottom of the frame with a single up the middle and she was moved over to second on a ground out to first. A Red Raider error in the top of he seventh allowed one runner to reach base, but Edmoundson produced a line drive to short and Satchell made the easy play to clinch the 5-0 shutout.Tech improves to 12-0 on the season with the shutout and is the only team in the Big 12 Conference to remain undefeated.The Red Raiders return to action tonight to face San Diego State at 10 p.m. (CT).
The Milwaukee baseball team dropped a 7-5 decision in game one of a doubleheader against Jackson State Saturday afternoon, with game two of the day postponed after trying to wait out a rain delay.The Panthers (3-1) lead game two against the Tigers (2-3), by a score of 3-1 in the bottom of the third inning. The contest will resume from that point Sunday.Milwaukee battled back after an early lead in the opener, bringing the go-ahead run to the plate in the ninth before coming up short.One tough inning did in the Panthers, who led 2-0 right out of the gates but gave up five runs in the fifth inning to trail 5-2.The team came up with an immediate response, scoring twice in the sixth to trim the deficit to one run.scored on a passed ball andhad an RBI-single in the frame.MKE was unable to hold the Tigers there, allowing a run in the bottom of the innings.cracked his first home run in the seventh to make it 6-5. Rybacki went 2-for-2 and was on base all five times with three walks.As stated, today's game will resume play at 10 a.m. tomorrow. The teams then plan to play Sunday's originally scheduled contest.
The Gulls jumped out to a 4-0 lead over the first 1 1/2 innings of play before Trinity scored nine in the bottom of the second to take a 9-4 advantage. From there, the Tigers tacked on five more runs to make Endicott's deficit 14-5 at the end of the sixth. Logan Morrison (Temecula, Calif.) and Blake Johnson (Houston, Texas) each had three RBI for the Tigers. For the latest on Endicott Athletics, follow the Gulls on social media on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter , and YouTube .>
Caroline Ratti and Cayleen Rizo both went 2-for-4, while Erin Hollyfield and Maddie Carlson each tallied two RBI's as the Cougars (1-0) rallied with a five run bottom of the fifth for their first win of the season. Olivia Zengel reached on an error and eventually scored with Raba when Hollyfield smacked a two RBI single. Rizo would drive in Zengel on a sacrifice fly and Raba would steal home after the DeSales defense was caught napping. Head Coach Margie Acker and the Cougars will return to action in Salem, Va. on Friday, Mar.
Florida scratched a pair of runs across in the bottom of the second, before a fly out to Kenzie Pence in left field helped the Redbirds escape the bases-loaded jam. A lead-off home run by Ellie Weltha in the third brought ISU within one, as the freshman's long ball marked her second homer of the year and third career hit. The Gators hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the third to jump out to a 5-1 lead over the Redbirds, bringing Mack Leonard to the circle in relief of Felde, who was able to escape the inning with help of her defense. Illinois State loaded the bases in the top of the first on a pair of hits by Andrea Coursey and Allison Spence , and a walk drawn by Ellie Weltha .