Softball - Wed, Mar. 30, 2011
The softball Tigers remained perfect in Mid-South Conference, running their record to 17-8 and 10-0 with a pair of wins over University of Virginia College at Wise Tuesday.
Georgetown College blanked the Cavaliers (11-18, 4-6) 6-0 and 9-0 in the two make up games from a rain out over the weekend.
The Tigers came out with four runs in the first two innings, knocking starting pitcher Megan McCoy from the game. Reliever Chelsey Booth scattered six hits and gave up just two more runs.
Mallory Johnson, Rachel Johnson, Chelsea Riney all had two hits and each scored a run. The Johnson sisters accounted for three RBI. Rachel had two and Mallory one.
Jordan Clemons and Madelyn Brown each had a hit and RBI, while Tori Shover had a hit and a run scored.
Michelle Dresselhaus picked up her sixth win in 12 starts and it was her fifth complete game. She allowed only one hit with two walks and two strikeouts facing 22 batters.
Game two started with an offensive bang in the second inning when Brown roped a pitch to left field for a homerun in the bottom of the second. GC went on to score three more runs that inning. The team added three more in third and the final run in the fourth to end the game after the top of the fifth.
Whitney Ealey, Mallory Johnson and Brown all had two hits and two RBI, while Rachel Johnson, Clemons, Katie Mann and Riney each had a hit. Riney and Rachel Johnson picked up an RBI each, while Johnson scored a run and Riney scored two. Clemons and Mann each had a run and Brown scored twice.
GC's offensive prowess knocked starting pitcher Kaylla Holdway out of the game after two innings and Booth came in again for the final two innings.
Mann picked up her team leading eighth win of the season, scattering four hits and striking out two in the five innings of work.