Bulldogs Stop Late Rally By Centre College, Pull Off 9-8 Win

Bulldogs Stop Late Rally By Centre College, Pull Off 9-8 Win

DANVILLE, Ky. – The Adrian College softball team earned its first win of the season by beating Centre College 9-8 on Sunday afternoon.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 9, Centre 8 – FINAL/7 innings

Location: Danville, Kentucky (Boyle County Stadium)

Records: Adrian (1-2), Centre (5-8)

ADRIAN BATTING

• Adrian used a six run fourth inning to propel them to the victory

K'ya Toles-Burton and Jessica Palumbo had two hits each

• Palumbo recorded two RBIs for the game

• Toles-Burton, Morgan Brandt, Karissa DeVore and Casey Cribbs all tallied one RBI as well

• Eight Bulldog players had at least one hit for the game

ADRIAN PITCHING

Kelsey Meyer was the starting pitcher for Adrian and earned the win for the day putting her at 1-1 on the year

• She pitched 6.1 innings, giving up seven hits and four earned runs while tallying one strikeout and three walks.

Kaitlin Lock pitched 0.2 innings and received her first save of the year

• Lock faced five batters and gave up one hit while recording one base on balls

THE OPPOSITION: HITTING

• Centre made a late push in the seventh inning recording four runs but was unable to complete the comeback

• Ellen Stephens led the team with three hits on the day

• She also tallied two RBIs and scored two runs herself

• Jessika Young had two RBIs on one hit

THE OPPOSITION: PITCHING

• Elysse Petrie got the start for Centre. She pitched 4.1 innings and gave up four earned runs, nine hits and had three base on balls while facing 29 batters

• Torey Hawkins pitched 1.2 innings only giving up one hit

EXTRA NOTE

• The game against Manchester earlier in the day was called due to rain

UP NEXT

• The Bulldogs travel to face Mount Saint Joseph in a double header on March 19 the first game begins at 1:00 p.m.

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