The Bryan College softball team traveled to Berea College on Tuesday to compete in a doubleheader. The Lions won game one 13-6 and won game two 12-0 in five innings. The softball team is now 11-8 on the season.
In game one, the Lions scored a run in their first at-bat. The Mountaineers scored twice in their first at-bat to take the lead. Bryan tied the score in the second inning and then scored three runs in the third to take control. Berea took one back in the bottom of the third. The Lions crossed the plate twice in the fifth inning. Both teams scored three runs in the sixth inning. Bryan added three runs in the seventh to conclude the scoring.
Becca Zimmerman led the offense with five runs batted in, two hits, and two runs scored. Both of her hits were homeruns. Heather Daniel finished with three RBIs, two hits, and two runs scored. Alexis Meadors recorded two RBIs, one hit, and two runs scored. Her one hit was a homerun. Katelyn Bowen and Kirstie Jennings ended the game with one RBI, one hit, and one run scored. Olivia Gore had the team's other RBI. Taylor Yates tallied two hits and one run scored. Nichole Capo added one hit and two runs scored. Katie Vaughn had one hit and one RBI.
Shanna Chappell started in the circle and earned the win. She gave up six runs and eight hits in six innings of work. Chappell struck out eight batters. Sarah Hundley pitched the seventh inning and gave up just one hit.
In the second game, the Lions scored nine runs in the first inning to take a commanding lead. The offense added two more runs in the second inning and one in the fourth.
Katelyn Bowen led the offense with four runs batted in, three hits, and three runs scored. She hit two homeruns. Olivia Gore recorded three RBIs, three hits, and two runs scored. She hit one homerun. Katie Vaughn finished with three RBIs, one hit, and one run scored. Jill Davis and Becca Zimmerman had one RBI, one hit, and run scored apiece. Kirstie Jennings tallied three hits and two runs scored. Heather Daniel added two hits and two runs scored. Taylor Yates notched one hit.
Kaitie Sims pitched all five innings for Bryan and earned the win. She struck out eleven batters and gave up just one hit.
The Lions play again on Friday against University of Saint Francis at University of South Carolina Beaufort. The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 2:00pm ET.