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Softball Lady ‘Cats split twin bill with Salem

BRIDGEPORT — After dropping a double header to Notre Dame, the softball team was looking to finish off the end of the week with some momentum going into their next home stand. They would split the two games with Salem, winning game two.

Game 1

Freshman, Mollie White had an impressive outing, pitching 4 2/3 innings giving up just one earned run and collecting two strikeouts. Scoring for both teams happened late in the the game. Salem scored first in the fifth inning with a one-run single and three more runs in the sixth inning to take a 4-0 lead. The Lady Bobcats finally got in the runs column in the seventh inning with a sacrifice fly from Courtney Fizer to cut the lead to 4-1. With two outs, Kendall Stoffel hit a two-run single making it a one run game. Salem made a pitching change and the game ended with a ground out to shortstop securing the victory for Salem.

Game 2
Game two was dominated by the Lady Bobcats’ bats. With16 total hits and eight runs coming in the score, the Lady Bobcats secured their 12th win on the year with an eight-run seventh inning rally. Victoria Wehrberger got the win pitching a perfect inning, giving up no hits or earned runs, after coming in for relief. The Lady Bobcats was down 4-0 going into the top of the sixth inning. Wesleyan batted around in the top seventh after being down all game and made it 8-4 going into the bottom of the seventh. Emily Ross hit a two-run double to break the goose egg for the Lady Bobcats. Gracey Arnold followed with a two-run double to tie the game at 4-4. Freshman, Brooklyn Osburn hit a one-run single scoring Gracey Arnold to give the Lady Bobcats the lead. Three more runs would come across in the inning on RBI hits from Jenna Gomez and Kendall Stoffel.

The Lady Bobcats are back in Buckhannon for a long home stand starting with Bluefield State University on Tuesday, April 2 for a doubleheader, starting at 3 p.m.

Game 1

Game 2

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