Mountain Hawks Take Two from Crusaders
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Young went 1-2 on the plate with one RBI.
- Senior Katy Watson pitched six innings and recorded seven strikeouts.
The Crusaders will play the final regular season game tomorrow, May 6, at 12 p.m. against Lehigh.