And why shouldn't the Knights be happy?
When the Livingston baseball team played Seton Hall Prep on Wednesday, the Lancers kept the game within reach for five innings, keeping the score at 1-0 in favor of Seton Hall until the Pirates scored four runs in the fifth to take home a 5-0 victory. Other top players included: Anna Riggleman, 1 for 4 with 1 run and Hanna Carlson, 1 for 3 with 1 run and 1 RBI. We can come back on any team, but we would really like to reverse that and start better.
Sophomore pitcher Taylor Pechin batting in a game against Albany.
EMU's Trisha Trujillo pitched a complete game shutout, giving up four hits, walking one Chippewa batter while striking out four.
"We hit the ball pretty decent", Rinard said. The pitching has been great so far and that sets the tone. "She's doing a good job". Trae Patterson posted a quality start for UT Arlington with two runs allowed (one earned) in six innings with five hits allowed.
Timm added four hits and scored two runs to lead the offense, while Rosenbaum and Brett Burger each recorded three hits and four runs batted in.
"We needed to go get that first pitch strike", she said. "So real good win". We all have the same mindset and want to win.
The Broncos got going quickly. That's the most important thing about softball. The Wildcats gave her more than enough run support in a 7-0 victory against St. Vincent-St. Theilgard then tallied her sixth double of the season to bring home Casey for a two-run lead, 3-1.
"It's hard to be down by that much, but they still battled", said Henderson. They make you pay for the mistakes you make. We're working on filling that hole. If someone has a bad day, the rest of the team picks her up.
Something had to change and that's when Skudre went to the mound to make the change at pitcher and talk to his team. "We should have been able to capitalize a little more in the first game with runs". Finally, the Braves would score three in the top of the seventh, but the Swedes would shut it down to finish the game. Hooper advanced to second on a wild pitch and Ellebracht drew a walk to reach base.
In game one, PBL won 13-2 as Gerdes hit 2-for-3 with a home runs, four RBIs and four runs scored.
Casa Grande had the bases loaded with one out in the fifth when a Gauchos batter hit a liner to Rancho Cotate shortstop Faith Cincera, who flipped to third base for the double play to end the threat. I'm very proud of Krzus and her clutch home run. "Hitting spots, that's the way to get them out". We're taking it day by day and doing what we can and we're all in a similar situation. "There are some things we're doing better than previous year and some things we need to get better at". "We have power throughout the lineup". But we're going to have to have everybody on board to have success this season.
Nationally ranked Morningside rebounded from a first game setback with an 11-3 six-inning romp past Midland in the nightcap of Friday's GPAC softball doubleheader in Fremont, Neb.