Georgetown News
Softball - Sun, Mar. 11, 2012

Georgetown College softball has had a solid early season despite being small in numbers this year. Coach Thomas Thornton and the Tigers are 10-4 and started 2-0 in the Mid-South Conference Saturday against St. Catharine College (7-11, 0-6).

Georgetown exploded in the first game with six runs in the second inning and eventually won 12-2. Game two was closer, but GC took the 6-2 victory.

To start the day, the Tigers had 13 hits with Chelsea Riney leading the way going 3-of-5 from the plate with two runs scored. Mallory Johnson and Cassidy Taylor also had a multi-hit game with two each and every one that came to the plate got at least one hit for GC.

Michelle Dresselhaus picked up the complete game win, scattering five hits with six strikeouts and allowed just two runs in the Patriots final at bat.

SCC came out stronger in game two, scoring and taking its only lead for the day in the bottom of the first. The Tigers responded back with two in the top of the second and the Patriots tied it in the bottom, but GC took control in the top of the fourth.

Jordan Clemons and Hillary Plain each went 2-of-3 from the plate, each scoring twice and Plain had one RBI. Madelyn Brown went 1-of-3 with a run scored and two RBI.

Kayla Williams picked up the win, pitching four innings. She scattered five hits and had four strikeouts. Katie Mann came in for relief. Going three innings with four strikeouts and picking up the save.

GC returns to action Tuesday at Campbellsville University for a doubleheader.

 
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