Photo: Goldey-Beacom College
The Goldey-Beacom College softball team picked up a split on Friday in a doubleheader versus the College of Staten Island Dolphins. The Lightning won the first game 10-6 and lost the second 5-1.
Let’s talk about their Game One 10-6 win!
RBIs: Alex Lowry, Morgan Scott, and Carly Setting would lead the team in RBIs, with two in the win.
Runs: Alex Lowry and Scott led the team in runs, with two in the game.
Hits: Hannah Davis would lead the team in hits with four in the win.
Stolen Bases: Nicole Makin would lead the team in stolen bases in the game with one.
Goldey-Beacom would get the scoring started in this game right away, as the team scored two runs on two hits in the top of the first inning.
The inning would start with junior outfielder Hannah Davis hitting a single up the middle of the field. Sophomore infielder Alex Lowry would follow that up by slapping a double to right field.
Junior first baseman/outfielder Nicole Makin would be the next batter up, as she would get an RBI groundout to the pitcher, which gave the Lightning a 1-0 lead.
Senior designated hitter Chrissy Jordan would also bat a runner home, as she would get an RBI ground out to the second base, which extended her team’s lead to 2-0 in the top of the first inning.
The Dolphins would respond in the bottom of the first inning by scoring two runs on three hits to tie the score at 2-2.
Staten Island would remain hot in the third inning, as the team scored three runs on one hit to give them a 5-2 advantage.
CSI batters didn’t get the hits in that inning, but they found other ways to get on base. The Dolphins were issued two walks, hit by the pitcher twice, and stole a base in the third.
In the top of the third inning, Goldey would cut into the lead by scoring one run on three hits to bring the score to 5-3.
Alex Lowry would push the run home in the inning by hitting an RBI single up the middle of the field.
Staten Island would answer back at the bottom of the third by pushing in another run to extend their edge to 6-3.
Fast forward to the top of the fifth inning, where the Lightning would score seven runs on five hits and one error to grab a 10-6 lead.
Freshman infielder Morgan Scott would get the scoring started in the inning by hitting a two-run single up the middle to take the score to 6-5.
Three batters later, junior catcher/infielder Gabriella Monzo hit an RBI bunt single to the catcher, which tied the game at six.
Senior infielder Carly Setting would be next as she hit a two-run single to the center field to give her team an 8-6 advantage.
Hannah Davis would be the next batter to step up to the plate, as she knocked an RBI double to center field to expand the Lightning’s edge to 9-6.
The last score of the fifth inning came when Alex Lowry had an RBI ground to the pitcher, which pushed the team’s lead to 10-6.
Goldey’s pitching would do the rest, as the staff only gave up three more hits in the next three innings to seal a 10-6 win over the Dolphins.
Sophomore pitcher Morgan McLane had a tough outing today, as she went 1.1 innings, gave up three hits, four runs, four earned runs, three walks, and one strikeout.
Sophomore pitcher Abby Husser would come into the game to relieve McLane, as she went 0.1 innings, gave up one hit, one run, one earned run, one walk, and hit two batters.
Junior pitcher Gwen Safin would finish the game by going 5.1 innings, gave up hits, one run, one earned run, and earned the win.
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