Justin Lafleur
Justin Lafleur

Mountain Hawks Take Two from Crusaders

Holy Cross Athletics   05-05-2018

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Holy Cross softball team lost the first game of the doubleheader, 3-2, in 13 innings. The Crusaders fell to the Mountain Hawks in the second game, 3-2, as well. 

GAME ONE:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 R H E
Holy Cross 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
Lehigh 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 10 4

First inning:

  • The Crusaders got the scoring started in the first inning with one run scored by senior Mandy McCarthy.
  • Senior Taylor Moss notched the single to left field and RBI to send McCarthy home.

Third Inning:

  • Junior Jackie Brewster hit her 14th double of the season to left center. 
  • Freshman Bella Jankowski hit a sacrifice bunt to advance Brewster to third. 
  • After an error by Lehigh, Brewster scored the second run of the game and McCarthy tallied an RBI. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Brewster is now one double away from tying the single-season program record. 
  • Junior Alexandra Held pitched 12.1 innings and recorded four strikeouts. 
  • Moss had 17 putouts at first base.

GAME TWO:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Holy Cross 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0
Lehigh 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 3 5 0

Sixth Inning: 

  • After Jankowski walked, McCarthy hit a double to left field and advanced to third on the throw. Jankowski was able to score the Crusader's first run of the game. 
  • Senior Savannah Young hit a sacrifice fly to allow McCarthy to score from third base. 
  • The Mountain Hawks were able to hold the Crusaders to two runs in the seventh to secure the 3-2 win.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Young went 1-2 on the plate with one RBI. 
  • Senior Katy Watson pitched six innings and recorded seven strikeouts.

UP NEXT:

The Crusaders will play the final regular season game tomorrow, May 6, at 12 p.m. against Lehigh. 


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