JDCC softball swept Wednesday at Faulkner StatePublished 9:59am Thursday, April 3, 2014
In their first conference game of the season Wednesday against Faulkner State in Bay Minnette, the JDCC Lady Warhawks softball was swept 2-0.
In game one, JDCC lost 9-2. In game two, JDCC lost 3-2. The two losses to the Lady Sun Chiefs dropped the Lady Warhawks to 11-30 overall and to 0-2 in conference play.
“The team played very well for their first conference outing,” JDCC head coach Misti Nims said.
In game one, JDCC and Faulkner State were tied 1-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning. In the inning, Faulkner State took a 2-1 lead over JDCC and then a 6-1 lead after a grand slam. JDCC scored in the sixth inning to cut Faulkner’s lead to 6-2, but Faulkner added three runs in the sixth inning to help them get the seven-run win.
“Chelsey Ramer had a great defensive game and accounted for both RBIs in scoring Brittany Gillman and Rachel Seitz,” Nims said.
Kaitlin Hadaway and Jessica Swindle pitched in the loss and combined to go six innings and allowed 11 hits, nine runs, seven earned, walked three and struck out two.
At the plate, Audrey Hamric and Caroline Clark had one hit each while Swindle and Ramer had two. Moriah Trujillo added one hit in the loss.
In game two, Audrey Hamric scored for JDCC in the first inning after a hit by Swindle. JDCC held the lead until the fourth inning when Faulkner tied the game at 1-all. In the top of the fifth inning, JDCC went ahead when Breanna Hall scored Kaitlyn Kenfield.
The Lady Sun Chiefs of Faulkner State, went on to secure the lead after a two-run homerun in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Hall was the pitcher of record for JDCC as she went six innings and allowed six hits, three runs, two earned, walked two and struck out none.
At the plate, Hamric and Kenfield had one hit each while Swindle had three and Hall had two.
Swindle and Hall had one RBI each in the loss.