#25 Softball Splits Doubleheader with #18 Emory, 12-2, 2-3

#25 Softball Splits Doubleheader with #18 Emory, 12-2, 2-3

Game 1: 

Lynchburg 12, Emory 4

Game 2:

Emory 3, Lynchburg 2

Location: Atlanta, Ga. (Emory Softball Field)

Records: Lynchburg (15-3), Emory (11-7)


Around the Horn

The Hornets traveled to Atlanta, Ga. to play Emory on Friday where they split a double header.

Game 1 Breakdown

- Lynchburg struck first in the opening inning when sophomore Taylor Mabry doubled to right center to score sophomore Mackenzie Chitwood

- Emory would battle back with four runs in the third inning

- Chipping away were the Hornets in the fourth inning when a bases loaded walk brought in a run to cut the deficit to just 4-2

- Freshman Kayla Hugate and junior Skylar Dickens each had RBI singles in the fifth inning to tie the game at four

- In the sixth inning the Hornets put the game away with eight runs to mercy rule the Eagles

- Two runs were from Emory errors, followed by a Dickens single that brought in two RBIs

- Mabry drew a bases loaded walk that scored a run

- Senior Logan Walker hit a bases clearing double to left field to seal the 12-4 Hornet Victory

- Freshman Stephanie Hogan earned her fifth win of the season on the mound

Game 2 Breakdown

- Walker singled to score Dickens in the first inning to put Lynchburg up 1-0

- Answering back was Emory when a bases clearing double put the Eagles up 3-1

- Hogan would go on to pitch five scoreless innings

- The Hornets rallied as Mabry drove in Dickens off a sacrifice fly to left field to cut the lead to 3-2 but just couldn't get the tying run across

On Deck

Lynchburg returns to action on Saturday when they play Centre College (Ky.) for a double header that is scheduled for 12 p.m.

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