Lady Lions Take Double Header Wins Tuesday

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Sarah Hundley earned the win in game 1.
Sarah Hundley earned the win in game 1.
- photo by Bryan College

The Bryan College softball team hosted University of the Cumberlands for a doubleheader this afternoon.  The Lions won game one 8-1 and then won game two 4-3.  The softball team is now 6-3 on the season.

Cumberlands scored one run in the first inning.  Bryan scored two in the bottom of the inning to take the lead.  The Lions added a run in the third inning and then exploded for five runs in the fourth.

Heidi Daniel led the offense with three runs batted in, three hits, and one run scored.  Taylor Yates finished with 2 RBIs, one hit, and one run scored.  Olivia Gore recorded one RBI, four hits, and one run scored.  Kirstie Jennings tallied one RBI, one hit, and three runs scored.  Heather Daniel ended the game with one RBI and one hit.  Katelyn Bowen added two hits and one run scored.  Jill Davis had one hit and one run scored.

Sarah Hundley started in the circle and pitched all seven innings to earn the win.  She gave up just one run and three hits. 

In game two, the Patriots scored a run in the first inning.  The Lions scored two in the bottom of the inning to take the lead.  Cumberlands scored one run in the third to tie the game and then one run in the fourth to take the lead.  Bryan crossed the plate twice in the bottom of the inning to regain the lead for good.

Heidi Daniel led the offense again with two runs batted in and two hits.  Olivia Gore finished with one RBI and two hits.  Kirstie Jennings recorded four hits and one run scored.  Taylor Yates tallied two hits and one run scored.  Rebecca James and Becca Zimmerman added one hit and one run scored apiece.  Nichole Capo had one hit.

Shanna Chappell started in the circle.  She gave up three runs and six hits in three and two-thirds innings of work.  Kaitie Sims pitched the rest of the game and earned the win.  She struck out five batters and gave up just four hits.

The Lions play again on Saturday at Georgia Gwinnett College.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 1:00pm ET.

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