Softball Splits Colon Cancer Awareness Doubleheader with EMU

Softball Splits Colon Cancer Awareness Doubleheader with EMU


Game 1:

Eastern Mennonite 6, Lynchburg 0

Game 2:

Lynchburg 4, Eastern Mennonite 3

Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Moon Field)

Records: Lynchburg (22-8, 7-3), EMU (18-6, 6-6)

Around the Horn

The Hornets split with the Royals in a Sunday afternoon double header that was centered around Colon Cancer Awarness. Lynchburg fought to get on the score board but fell to the Royals in game 1, losing 6-0. In the second game, the Hornets made a late comeback to win 4-3.

Game 1 Breakdown

- The Royals managed to get four runs in the second inning

- The Hornets were able to answer back in the second dinning with sophomore Taylor Mabry swinging for a double straight through the right side of the outfield

- In the top of the fifth inning, junior Conner English caught the Royals trying to steal second base, giving EMU their third out

- The Royals were able to add one run in the seventh inning to secure a 6-0 victory

Game 2 Breakdown

- EMU got on the board with three runs in the top of the first inning before with freshman Stephanie Hogan struck out a Royals batter to end the inning

- Mabry shrunk the deficit with a homerun in the bottom of the second inning

- In the third inning, senior Logan Walker slammed the ball out of the park for another homerun for the Hornets, bringing the score to 3-2

- The Hornets attacked again with a single by Walker which advanced her to second, and brought juniors Leslie Bourgeois and MacKenzie Mount home to givie the Hornets a 4-3 lead

- In the seventh inning, the Royals went three up and three down to give Lynchburg a 4-3 victory

On Deck

Next up for the Lynchburg Hornets, will be a doubleheader at Shenandoah (9-17 overall, 4-8 ODAC) on Wednesday April 5th. The first game is set to start at 5pm

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