Softball - Wed, Mar. 12, 2014
Georgetown College softball faced Mid-South Conference foe Campbellsville University in a twin bill Tuesday. The Tigers (8-6, 3-3) scoring slump continued as CU won 7-2 and 8-0. Campbellsville is 18-5 overall and 6-0 in conference.
It was the early innings in each game that did in Georgetown. CU scored eight of its 15 runs in the first three innings. Game one it was 5-0 after the third and game two it was 3-0.
GC's lone scoring inning came in the fifth inning of game one during a two-out rally. Taylor Shaw and Chelsea Riney each got on and eventually scored on Emily Snow's single. However, with two still on the Tigers flied out to end the threat. The game as 5-2 at that point, but CU added a run in the fifth and sixth to salt the game away.
Cassidy Taylor had two of the team's five hits, going 2-of-3 from the plate. Riney, Snow and Shaw were the only other GC players with hits.
Kayla Williams started in the circle. The junior went three innings and gave up five runs on seven hits. Sydney Goyette pitched the final three innings, allowing just two runs on three hits.
Riney, Madi Ortega and Jessica Claxton were the only GC players with hits in game two. They all had one apiece.
Claxton was also the starting pitcher. She went four innings and gave up five runs on eight hits. Goyette finished this game as well, allowing three runs on two hits.
Georgetown returns to action 1 pm Saturday at St. Catharine College. The Patriots are 6-5 and 4-0 in MSC.