February 27, 2013

Softball Splits with OLLU

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Southwestern split with Our Lady of the Lake on Wednesday afternoon winning the first 7-1 and losing the second 8-4.

The Pirates opened the scoring in the top of the second.  Michelle Ramos reached with a one out walk and Linsay Biggers singled to short to give the Bucs' runners on first and second.  Then Abigail O'Connor reached base after the left fielder dropped a deep fly ball that allowed Ramos to score and Biggers to take third.  Biggers crossed the plate on a wild pitch to give Southwestern the 2-0 lead.

OLLU got their lone run of the game in the bottom of the third.  Martinez led off with a single up the middle and later scored on a single to left by Moreno to cut it to 2-1.

In the top of the fourth, the Bucs' loaded the bases after Ramos singled and Biggers and O'Connor both drew walks.  Karen Ramirez followed with a 2 RBI double to left to extend the lead to 4-1.     Southwestern added some insurance runs in the seventh as Stacy Rosengren blasted a three run homer to right for the eventual 7-1 final score.

Kelsey Kingston pitched a gem for the Pirates and struck out five en route to the complete game win.  Stacy Rosengren and Michelle Ramos led the team offensively in game one of the doubleheader.

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The visiting Pirates got off to a hot start in game two.  Ramirez and Scott hit a pair of singles and were both driven in on a single by Kayla Irvin.  Irvin scored after stealing third and home to give Southwestern the 3-0 advantage.

The Saints scored a run in the first and tied the game with two runs in the third.  They broke the game open with four runs in the fourth that included a three run homer from Ramirez to make it 7-3. 

The Bucs' added a run in the sixth after Ramos reached on an error and scored on a double to center by Biggers.  OLLU scored in the bottom half of the frame, retired the Pirates in the seventh, and secured the 8-4 win. 

Southwestern was led offensively by Kayla Irvin, who went 2-4 with two runs batted in and scored.  The Pirates stay at .500 for the season with a 6-6 record following the doubleheader and Our Lady of the Lake moves to 10-4.

The two teams square off in a doubleheader again this Saturday, March 2, beginning at 1:00pm in Georgetown, Texas.

 

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