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Softball Splits First Two Games at Black & Gold Tournament

Holy Cross Athletics   02-16-2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Holy Cross softball team defeated Tennessee-Martin, 3-1, and lost to Middle Tennessee State, 4-2. 

HIGHLIGHTS AGAINST THE BLUE RAIDERS:

  • In the first inning, junior Jackie Brewster doubled to center field and eventually advanced to third on a wild pitch. 
  • Junior Taylor Wahler also doubled to right center to send Brewster home and scored for the Crusaders.
  • In the fourth inning, sophomore Sydney Behrens doubled to right center. Sophomore Sydney Burr hit a double to left field and sent Behrens home. 
  • Wahler and Burr both recorded RBIs. 
  • Senior Katy Watson pitched seven innings and recorded four strikeouts.

HIGHLIGHTS AGAINSTHE SKYHAWKS:

  • Holy Cross scored all three runs in the fourth inning to defeat the UT Martin, 3-1.
  • Wahler got on base after an error by the Skyhawks' third baseman and eventually scored off a fly out by Burr. 
  • Senior Mandy McCarthy was walked an advanced to second off of Burr's fly ball. 
  • Senior Taylor Moss tripled to left field, sending McCarthy home. 
  • Behrens singled to left field, and Moss scored taking the lead to 3-0. 
  • Junior Alex Held got the win and her first of the season. 

UP NEXT:

The Crusaders will play Nicholls State and Appalachian State at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., respectively. 

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