Softball - Tue, Apr. 24, 2012
Georgetown College wrapped up Mid-South Conference
regular season play, splitting a pair with No. 21 Lindsey Wilson College. A
late decision changed the time frame to play conference opponents and left the
Tigers unable to get in rain-out make-ups with University of the Cumberlands.
In order to win the regular season title, though, GC
needed to sweep LWC Saturday. The Blue Raiders scored six runs with two outs,
three apiece in the top of the sixth and seventh, to hold on for the 7-6 title
"We knew what we had to do and didn't," said Tiger coach
Thomas Thornton. "They didn't give up, either time we got way behind. I like to
see that. We battled, but there is a reason why Lindsey is ranked in the Top
The Tigers opened a 4-0 lead in the second game and then
weathered a late rally by the Blue Raiders. They won 4-3 and secured second
place in the conference.