Softball 1-1 as ACCC North Play Starts

Softball 1-1 as ACCC North Play Starts

Tuscaloosa, AL. - The MMI Lady Tigers split a doubleheader at Shelton State Community College Saturday afternoon to start ACCC North play.

Game 1: MMI 10 SSCC 0

Lexi McCray earned another win in the circle, working just five innings in game one of Saturday's doubleheader.  Dalton Merrill went 3-for-3 from the plate with a homerun, two RBI and two runs scored.  Whitney Edgecomb blasted a grand slam for one of her two hits.  The sophomore center fielder from Woodstock, Alabama also scored twice for Marion.  Also collecting hits in the lopsided victory were: Morgan Gaither, Madison Bubel, Kylie Bolton, Jaina Walden, and Braedyn Ward.

Game 2: MMI 4 SSCC 7

Shelton State was up 7-0 before freshman Madison Bubel hit Marion's second grand slam of the day to cut into the lead.  Unfortunatley Marion could not plate any more runs and took the three-run loss in game two.  Bubel was the lone Lady Tiger to garner any hits, going 2-for-3 with a double and a homerun.

MMI will host Southern Union State CC Tuesday afternoon for another ACCC North doubleheader.  Game 1 is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m.

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