JDCC softball splits at LBW Round Robin Saturday
Published 10:07 am Monday, February 13, 2012
In the LBW Round Robin Tournament Saturday in Andalusia, the Jefferson Davis Community College Lady Warhawk softball team split to see their record go to 2-4 this season.
JDCC won game one against Southern Union 4-3 to improve to 2-3 this season, but fell in their second game of the day to East Central College by a score of 2-1 to drop to 2-4.
“We played really hard in the extreme weather,” JDCC head coach Misti Nims said. “I am proud of how we fought through the adversity.”
JDCC played in the Sun Chief Classic Sunday and lost three games to fall to 2-7. Stats from that game were not available as of press time.
The Lady Warhawks will play in the Cardinal Spring Fling II Friday and Saturday in Gadsden before retuning home Thursday, Feb. 23 when they take on Gadsden State Community College.
Game time is set for 1 and 3 p.m. at Lady Warhawk field on the campus of Jefferson Davis Community College in Brewton.
JDCC 4, SU 3
JDCC broke a 2-2 tie with two runs in the sixth inning and held on for a one-run 4-3 win after Southern Union scored one in the seventh to improve to 2-3 this season.
Southern Union scored one run in the top of the first inning before the Lady Warhawks plated two in the bottom of the inning to get a one-run lead.
Neither team would score until the fifth inning when Southern Union tied the game at 2-2.
In the bottom of the sixth, JDCC plated two runs to hold a 4-2 lead but Southern Union scored one in the seventh to cut the lead to 4-3 but JDCC would hang on for the win.
Amber Steadham was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a homerun and Kayla Watson had one RBI in the win.
Paige Harwell was 1-for-3 and Jennifer Fisher was 2-for-3 with a double. Carley Parker was 1-for-3.
Jaime Sanders earned the win on the mound going two innings allowing one hit, one run, none earned, walked one and struck out one.
Jennifer Morris went five innings allowing four hits, two runs, one earned, walked eight and struck out two.
East Central 2, JDCC 1
East Central College scored one run in the sixth and one in the bottom of the seventh to hand JDCC a 2-1 loss in the second game of the LBW Round Robin Tournament.
The Lady Warhawks scored one run in the top of the first inning before being held scoreless the remainder of the game while East Central would plate two late runs to get the win by one.
Steadham was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Morris was 1-for-1. Amber McMillan went 2-for-3 and Dymon Coachman was 1-for-3 in the loss.
Elissa Kelly and Sanders pitched in the loss for JDCC with Kelly taking the loss. Kelly went six innings allowing four hits, two runs, one earned, walked four and struck out three.
Sanders went one inning allowing one hit.