Softball Sweeps Baldwin Wallace

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College softball team won both games of the home doubleheader against Baldwin Wallace on Monday. Jaime Lightner led the way for Adrian in the first game recording three hits in her four at-bats. Kayla Belfiori was 2-for-2 in game two to lead the Bulldogs to a 5-0 win.

THE BASICS

Final Scores: Adrian 9, Baldwin Wallace 3 / Adrian 5, Baldwin Wallace 0

Location: Adrian, Michigan (AC Softball Field)

Records: Adrian (7-15), Baldwin Wallace (8-14)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Game One: Adrian 9, Baldwin Wallace 3

• Adrian took an early lead in the second inning, scoring four runs.

• The Bulldogs scored once in the third and twice in the fourth and the sixth to give Adrian the 9-3 win.

• Adrian finished the game with 11 hits in the game.

Game Two: Adrian 5, Baldwin Wallace 0

• The Bulldogs scored a run in the second to take a 1-0 lead.

• Adrian increased its lead to 3-0 after scoring two runs in the third inning.

• The final runs were scored in the fourth and the sixth to give the Bulldogs a 5-0 win in game two.

TOP DOGS

Game One: Adrian 9, Baldwin Wallace 3

• Lightner went 3-for-4 (.750), tallied two RBIs and scored a run.

• Paige Vanatta hit a two-run homer to left field in the sixth for her only at-bat of the day.

Paige Cubberly (W, 3-2) pitched seven innings, allowed three hits, three runs (1 earned), and struck out two batters in her win.

Game Two: Adrian 5, Baldwin Wallace 0

• Belfiori added a RBI to her two heats.

• Taylor Van't Land went 2-for-3 and scored a run in game two.

• Lightner (1-3), Hope Kapelanski (1-2), Cubberly (1-3), and Madison Budde (0-2) each tallied a RBI.

THE OPPOSITION

Game One: Adrian 9, Baldwin Wallace 3

• Sam Mott (1-3), Hannah Albrecht (1-3), and Paige Loveless (1-3) each recorded a hit for the Yellow Jackets.

• Albrecht tallied a RBI in the losing effort.

• Mott (L, 5-6) pitched six innings allowed 11 hits, nine runs, and struck out five batters.

Game Two: Adrian 5, Baldwin Wallace 0

• Alexis Boledovic (2-3) tallied two hits in the game.

• Erica Morgan (1-1) had the third hit for the Yellow Jackets.

• Nikki Turner (L, 1-4) pitched 2.1 innings, allowed five hits, three runs and struck out one batter.

UP NEXT

• The Bulldogs host St. Mary's on Wednesday, April 12 in an MIAA doubleheader with game one set to begin at 3:30 p.m.

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