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Softball Drops Two Against Bethune-Cookman

Holy Cross Athletics   03-06-2018

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.The Holy Cross softball team dropped their first double header of the week against Bethune-Cookman. The first game ended 2-1 in favor of the Wildcats. In the second game, Holy Cross scored seven runs in the fourth inning, but fell short, 8-7. Senior Mandy McCarthy led the team with her first homerun of the season, four RBIs and two hits with six at bats. 

GAME ONE:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Holy Cross 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0
Bethune-Cookman 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 2 3

1

Sixth Inning Highlights: 

  • At the top of the sixth, McCarthy doubled to center field. 
  • Sophomore Sydney Burr stepped to the plate and hit a single to send McCarthy home. 
  • The Wildcats were able to hold the Crusaders at one run and end the game with the 2-1 win. 

GAME TWO:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Holy Cross 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 5 1
Bethune-Cookman 3 3 0 0 0 1 1 8 11

0

Fourth Inning Highlights:

  • The Crusaders scored seven runs in the fourth inning against the Wildcats in the second game of the double header. 
  • Burr and senior Taylor Moss were walked to open up the inning. 
  • Freshman Alyssa Gutierrez grounded out to first to send Burr to third and Moss to second. 
  • Senior Savannah Young recorded an RBI sending Burr home. 
  • Senior Gabby Muniz was walked and freshman Bella Jankowski was hit by a pitch. 
  • With the bases loaded, junior Jackie Brewster notched two RBIs sending Moss and Muniz home to make the score 6-4 in favor of Bethune-Cookman. 
  • Junior Taylor Wahler recorded one RBI with a single to left field and Jankowski scored. 
  • McCarthy hit her first homerun of the season and tallied three RBIs sending Wahler and Brewster in to score. 
  • At the end of the fourth, the score was 7-6, in favor of the Crusaders. 

The Wildcats would score two more times to take the second game in the double header, 8-7. 

UP NEXT: 

The Crusaders will take on Stetson University on Wednesday, March 7, for the second double header of the week. The first game will start 2 p.m.


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