Bryan College Softball Loses Two At Georgia Gwinnett

Sunday, March 02, 2014

The Bryan College softball team competed in doubleheader this afternoon at Georgia Gwinnnett College.  The Lions lost game one 6-5 and then lost game two 5-4.  Both games went to the eighth inning.  The softball team is now 6-5 on the season.

In game one, Bryan scored a run in the first inning.  Georgia Gwinnett tied the game in the third inning and then scored two in the fourth.  The Lions evened the score in the fifth inning.  The Grizzlies went up two again in the sixth inning.  The Bryan offense was able to extend the game by scoring two in the seventh inning.  However, Georgia Gwinnett scored a run in the eighth inning to win the game.

Heather Daniel and Heidi Daniel led the Lions offense.  Both of them hit a homerun.  Heather finished with three RBIs, one hit, and one run scored; while Heidi recorded two RBIs, one hit, and one run scored.  Taylor Yates had a team high three hits.  She also crossed the plate twice.  Kirstie Jennings tallied one hit and one runs scored.  Sarah Hundley and Becca Zimmerman added one hit apiece.

Katie Sims started in the circle for the Lions.  She gave up five runs, four earned, and six hits in six innings of work.  Katie Burnett pitched the rest of the game and received the loss.  She gave up one unearned run and two hits in one and one-third innings of work.

In game two, both teams crossed the plate twice in the second inning.  The Grizzlies scored a run in the fourth inning.  The Lions scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take the lead.  Georgia Gwinnett tied the game in the bottom of the inning to extend the game, and then once again they scored a run in the eighth inning to get the win.

Katie Vaughn led the offense with two RBIs, two hits, and one run scored.  Becca Zimmerman finished with one RBI, one hit, and one run scored.  Kirstie Jennings recorded one RBI and one hit.  Olivia Gore had a team high three hits.  Katelyn Bowen ended the game with one hit and one run scored.  Rebecca James and Taylor Yates had one hit apiece.  Jill Davis scored the Lions other run.

Sarah Hundley was the starting pitcher for the Lions.  She gave up three runs, one earned, and seven hits in five and one-third innings of work.  Katie Burnett pitched the rest of the game and received the loss.  She gave up two runs, one earned, and two hits in one and two-thirds innings of work.

The Lions play again on Tuesday at Cumberland University.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 1:00pm ET.

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