Softball Splits with Alabama Southern

Softball Splits with Alabama Southern

Marion AL-  The MMI softball team, 10-12, couldn't push a run across in Game one against visiting Alabama Southern Community College, losing 1-0.  Kennedy Harrison led the offense going 3-for-3 with a double.  Emily Tarango also chipped in with a double.  Lindsey Savoie pitched a complete game, giving up four hits on one earned run with three strikeouts.

In the second game, Alabama Southern got on the board first in the top of the second.  A lead off walk eventually scored off of a base hit to left field.  MMI would tie the game 1-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning.  Taylor Saucier reached on an error by the third baseman and would steal second base.  She later scored on a passed ball.  The game remained tied until the bottom of the seventh inning.  Emily Tarango led off the inning with a bunt for a hit, Kennedy Harrison singled and Hayden Short was hit by a pitch to load the bases.  With no outs, Alisea Balderaz  hit a 3-2 count walk-off single to left field to score Tarango for the win 2-1.  Caitlynn Cooper pitched a complete game scattering five hits on one earned run with four strikeouts.

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