Softball Defeats Alabama State in Extra Innings
Holy Cross Athletics 02-19-2018
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Holy Cross softball team defeated Alabama State, 4-2, in eight innings on Sunday, Feb. 18. Sophomore Katie Barbarick got the win and improves to 1-0 on the season.
- The Crusaders came out strong earning two runs on one hit in the first.
- Junior Jackie Brewster was walked and advanced to second after junior Taylor Wahler advanced due to an error by Alabama State's third baseman.
- Wahler and Brewster advanced one base after a pop up from senior Mandy McCarthy.
- Sophomore Sydney Burr stepped up to the plate and recorded two RBIs after a single to right field. Brewster and Wahler each tapped home plate.
- Alabama State scored twice to tie the game, 2-2.
- Holy Cross batted first, and freshman Bella Jankowski opened up the inning by advancing to second.
- Burr had a sacrifice bunt to send Jankowski to third.
- Senior Savannah Young hit a fly ball out to right field.
- Sophomore Sydney Behrens hit a triple to center field to add 2 RBIs and send Jankowski and Young home.
- Holy Cross went into the bottom of the eighth up 4-2 and secured the victory with three straight outs.
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