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Lady Pats vs Ferrum Softball Recap

March 1, 2019

Game 1

The Patriots softball team was in action this week against Ferrum College playing two games. In game one the Patriots came out hitting often and early in the first inning. To lead off Emily Fugate was hit by a pitch and then Taylor Conklin came to the plate with a sacrifice bunt to move Fugate into scoring position. Megan Puckett came to the plate and delivered with a RBI single.

Continuing with the hot hitting Sidney Foster hit a double to left center. When Kayleigh Krause came up to bat the Ferrum pitcher pitched around her and loaded the bases. Mikayah Pulliam came to the plate and delivered with a line drive to center clearing the bases and collecting three RBIs.

Once the Patriots grabbed the lead they never looked back. PHCC scored two runs in the 4th inning with Fugate and Conklin having back to back walks. Then Foster and Krause came to the plate and were able to deliver again. In the 7th inning Kaylie Rakes and Logan Wilgus were able to get on base.  Fugate hit a single which scored Rakes. Then Conklin was able to hit a 2 RBI double. PHCC was victorious over Ferrum in game one.

PHCC                       9

Ferrum College       4

Leading Hitters:

Meagan Puckett 3-4, 1 RBI, 1 Double

Mikayah Pullium 2-5, 3 RBIs, 1 Double

Sidney Foster 2-5, 1 RBI, 1 Double

Pitching:

Logan Wilgus started on the mound and pitched all 7 inning scattering 7 hits, 4 walks, 3 strikeouts, and allowing 4 runs with only 3 earned.

Game Two

In game two the Lady Patriots looked for more of the same success they had in the first game. The Patriots played a hard game with the lead changing several times, but Ferrum outlasted PHCC defeating them in 5 innings.

PHCC                    3

Ferrum College    6

Leading Hitters:

Emily Fugate 2-3, 1 run

Taylor Conklin 1-2, 1 run

Pitching:

Abby Shelton started on the mound scattered 7 hits, 2 walks, 1 strikeout, and allowed 6 runs with only 3 earned.

 By Liron Hilliard
Filed under: Softball

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