Georgetown News
Softball - Tue, Apr. 24, 2012

Georgetown College softball took care of business Tuesday evening, jumping out early against Campbellsville University and never looking back.

"It is a tough rivalry with them and you really don't know what to expect every time we play," said GC coach Thomas Thornton. "I was glad to see our team come out ready to play and do what they needed to do."

The Tigers are in a fight for first with Lindsey Wilson College. They are back two games with four conferences games remaining. Two are against the No. 21 Blue Raiders. If GC should sweep those games Saturday, it takes the outright title.

But, Thornton knew the first order of business was to take care of a tough CU team.

Georgetown did just that by scoring five runs in the first two innings of game one. Michelle Dresselhaus then did her part, scattering two hits and allowing no runs in the 6-0 win.

"We had our bats and defense going at the same time for once this season. It was nice to see," Thornton said.

Mallory Johnson went 3-for-4 in the first game with two RBIs and a homerun. Chelsea Riney was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and Cassidy Taylor was 2-for-3.

Game two was equally as dominate for GC, winning 5-1. CU scored first in the top of the second, but Georgetown responded with three in the bottom of the third. Kayla Williams went four innings, giving up four hits and a run. Katie Mann came in with the save, going three innings untouched.

"All around it was a good day for us," Thornton said. "Hopefully we can take this and keep building. This is the time of the year you want to be playing well."

 
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