JDCC softball swept in season opener Tuesday
Published 10:00 am Wednesday, February 5, 2014
The 2014 season opener for the Jefferson Davis Community College Lady Warhawk softball team Tuesday at home against Central Alabama did not get the season going on the right foot for the Lady Warhawks.
Central Alabama swept JDCC in the doubleheader to drop the Lady Warhawks to 0-2 to start the season. JDCC lost game one 13-4 in six innings and game two 10-2 in five innings.
In game one, Central Alabama used a seven-run sixth inning to turn a 6-4 lead over JDCC into a 13-4 lead to propel them to the nine-run win. Central Alabama scored two runs each in the first three innings to build a 6-0 lead over JDCC after three innings of play. JDCC rallied in the fourth inning with three runs of their own and added one in the fifth, but could not get any closer.
Jessica Swindle took the loss on the mound for JDCC as she went five innings and allowed eight runs, walked three and allowed eight hits with two being homeruns.
Swindle struck out two. Breanna Hall went the final innings for JDCC on the mound.
At the plate for the Lady Warhawks, Kaitlyn Kenfield had a single and a double and one RBI while Laura Zeegars added a single along with Swindle, Caroline Clark and Audrey Hamric.
Mindy Walker had a three-RBI double in the loss.
In the second game, JDCC led 2-1 after two innings of play before falling to nine unanswered runs over the next three innings to take the 10-2 loss.
JDCC trailed 1-0 after the first inning, but plated two runs in the second to grab the 2-1 lead. CACC added one run in the third, three in the fourth and five in the fifth to get the eight-run win in five innings.
Kaitlin Hadaway took the loss in the circle for JDCC. Hadaway went the complete game five innings and allowed 14 hits and walked two in the loss.
At the plate for JDCC, Kenfield had a single, Walker had two singles, Rachel Seitz added a double along with Hamric who had one RBI in the loss.
JDCC will be back in action at home Friday at noon and 4 p.m. against Southwest Mississippi Community College and Northwest Florida College respectively.