Softball Sweeps Bridgewater in Doubleheader

Softball Sweeps Bridgewater in Doubleheader

Game 1:

Lynchburg 8, Bridgewater 0 (6 Innings)

Game 2:

Lynchburg 9, Bridgewater 8

Location: Bridgewater, Va.

Records: Lynchburg (21-7, 6-2), Bridgewater (7-15, 2-4)

Around the Horn:

Hornets continued their winning streak, defeating Bridgewater in a Saturday afternoon double header, 8-0 and 9-8.

Game 1 Breakdown:

- Four different Hornets were able to drive in runs

- Connor English earned the victory, pitching four hitless innings

- Sophomore Taylor Mabry started the game off with a double to right center bringing home junior Skylar Dickens for the first run of the game

- In the third inning, freshman Kayla Hugate scored off a passed ball

- Also in the third, freshmen Sarah Commons hit a triple to left field bringing in two RBIs

- Mabry singled up the middle bringing in sophomore Mackenzie Chitwood

- Senior Lauren Smith brought in the last run for the third inning leaving the Hornets up 6-0.

- Freshman Kayla Hugate hit a single to right field, collecting two more RBIs to secure the 8-0 victory.

Game 2 Breakdown;

- Lynchburg scored three runs in the first inning

-The runs came from a Chitwood single that scored Dickens

- Mabry singles to score Chitwood and Hugate making it 3-0

- Bridgewater would answer back with five runs

- Hugate would triple in the second inning to make it a tie game, driving home two runs

- Chitwood would go on to score Hugate to make it 6-5

- Mabry would finisj off the inning by bringing home Chitwood, giving Lynchburg a 7-5 lead

- In the fourth inning the Hornets would add two more runs followed by Bridgewater scoriing two as well to bring the Eagles within one run of the Hornets

- Bridgewater would score one run in the fifth inning to come within a run of Lynchburg but it wasn't enough as the Hornets won 9-8

On Deck:

Lynchburg returns to Moon Field Sunday for a double header against Eastern Mennonite for the Colon Cancer Awareness doubleheader that is scheduled to start at 1:30 pm.  

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