MACON, Ga.—The Huntingdon softball team won its sixth
straight game with a doubleheader sweep of Great South Athletic
Conference foe Wesleyan on Monday, taking game one 11-1 and game two
With the sweep, the Hawks evened their season record at 15-15 and
improved to 5-1 in league games. Wesleyan fell to 0-24 overall.
In the opener, freshman Melissa McClure (8-5) limited the Pioneers’
offense to just one hit, while striking out seven in the five-inning
Freshman Brittney Calma finished 2-for-2 at the plate with three RBIs
and two runs scored, while junior Jessica Sharker had three hits, two
runs scored and a run batted in. Junior Ashley Blocker added a hit and
two stolen bases.
Cheyanne Siebenaler (0-14) took the loss for Wesleyan, allowing 10
hits and 11 runs, while striking out three.
In game two, Sharker added three more hits, including two doubles,
while Blocker finished 3-for-3 with three runs scored to help complete
the sweep. Freshman Brittany Mitchell had three RBIs, while junior Mary
Lawren Hill added two runs scored and two runs batted in.
Freshman Sarah Solomon picked up the victory for Huntingdon,
improving to 3-1 on the season, after tossing 3.0 innings of eight-hit
ball, allowing five runs and striking out four. Senior Kayla Bratcher
threw the final two innings, allowing just one hit and striking out one.
Siebenaler and Dena Phillips led the Pioneers offense with two RBIs
each. Lindsey Ambegia (0-10) threw a complete game, but allowed 15 hits
and 14 runs in the outing.
Huntingdon will return to action on Tuesday, when it hosts Millsaps
in a doubleheader, beginning at 1 p.m.
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