Bulldogs Lose Two at Centre

DANVILLE, Ky. - The Adrian College softball team lost both games in a doubleheader at Centre on Wednesday night. The Colonels took game one in five innings 8-0. The Bulldogs kept game two close, falling just short, 5-4. Kallie Derrer went 1-for-2 in game one and 2-for-3 in game two to lead Adrian in the losing effort.

THE BASICS

Final Scores: Game 1: Centre 8, Adrian 0 - 5-innings; Game 2: Centre 5, Adrian 4

Location: Danville, Kentucky (South Campus Field

Records: Centre (7-7), Adrian (2-8)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Game One: Centre 8, Adrian 0 - 5-innings

• Centre used a three-run fourth inning and a five-run fifth inning to end the game after five innings.

Kallie Derrer singled to lead off the top of the third inning to record the Bulldogs only hit of the game.

• The Colonels tallied 10 hits in the game with Mary-Carter Downing leading the team with three hits. Sarah Aubuchon tallied two hits.

• Erika Brewer (W, 2-5) allowed one hit in five innings of pitching while striking out five batters.

Game Two: Centre 5, Adrian 4

• Game two remained scoreless through three innings before the Bulldogs broke the tie, scoring in the third with a Derrer double to right center that scored Sarah Richardson.

• Adrian increased the lead in the fifth when Bryanna Collins doubled to score Jaime Lightner followed by a Paige Cubberly singled to score Collins to put the Bulldogs up 3-0.

• Centre took a 4-3 lead at the bottom of the fifth after recorded four runs on five hits in the inning.

• Adrian tied the game in the seventh after Collins doubled to score Phoebe Cole.

• The Colonels would earn the walk-off run after Brittany Sears hits a double to score Madison DeBord for the 5-4 win.

• Elysse Petrie (W, 2-1) earned the win for Centre. Paige Cubberly (L, 0-2) received the loss for the Bulldogs.

TOP DOGS

• Collins (3-4) tallied three hits, one run, and two RBIs in game two.

• Derrer scored one RBI for the Bulldogs.

Paige Cubberly (1-4), Sarah Richardson (1-3), and Taylor Van't Land (1-3) each recorded a hit for Adrian.

THE OPPOSITION

• Downing was 3-for-3 in game one.

• Aubuchon was 2-for-3 and Lauren Richards was 1-for-2 in game one.

• Sears (2-4) had one run and one RBI in game two.

UP NEXT

• The Bulldogs travel to cross-town rival Siena Heights for a doubleheader with the Saints on Tuesday, March 21. Game one is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Game two will take place following the conclusion of the first game.

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