2009 Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament- Schedule Day 2
Game 8- Box Score
#6 St. Andrews- 10
#1 Limestone- 2
The # 6 seed St. Andrews scored 10 runs on 13 hits, to defeat the #1 seed Limestone 10-2, making the regular season conference champion Lady Saints the first team eliminated from the 2009 Conference Carolinas softball tournament.
Ashley Disque held Limestone to just two runs on eight hits in six innings of work to earn the win, while Emily Wallace took the loss, allowing six runs on seven hits in four innings.
Lex Cowger and Kailee Munden each had two hits with three RBIs to lead the Knights, while Sarah Applegarth and Danuell Marquez each had two hits with two RBIs, with Marquez belting a home run. Also collecting two hits were Jasmine Dobbin and Megan Riggs.
For Limestone, Jenna Guse was 2-for-3, while Jordan Smith was 1-for-3 with a home run, an RBI and a run scored.
St. Andrews advances to face the winner of game 9 (Erskine/Anderson) at 11:30 a.m., while Limestone is eliminated.
Game 9- Box Score
#10 Anderson- 10
#5 Erskine- 2
* Erskine eliminated
Donya Cobb held the #5 seed Erskine College to just three hits, allowing only two runs as the #10 seed Anderson University set the Flying Fleet home with a 10-2 win on Saturday morning.
Leading the Lady Trojans was Meredith Knox, going 3-for-4 with a home run , a double, four RBIs and three runs scored, with Casey King going 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored.
Courtney Davis had a home run for the Flying Fleet.
Anderson advances to play St. Andrews in an elimination game at 11:30 a.m., while Erskine is eliminated from the tournament.
#8 Barton- 0
#7 Lees-McRae- 6
Amanda Dodson threw a complete game shutout to lead the #7 seed Lees-McRae to a 6-0 victory over #8 seed Barton. Dodson allowed just six hits while striking out six in the win.
Helping her own cause, Dodson was 1-for-4 with a home run, while Paula Fryar went 2-for-3 and Anna Carter, Ashley Benfield, Morgan West and Meagan Knowles were all 1-for-3.
Lees-McRae advances to face #11 seed Belmont Abbey in an elimination game at 2:00 p.m., while Barton’s season comes to an end.
Game 11- Box Score
#10 Anderson- 9
#6 St. Andrews- 13
The #6 seed St. Andrews rallied for 13 runs in the final three innings to defeat the #10 seed Anderson 13-9. With an eight run fourth inning, the Knights took a one run lead and never looked back.
Sarah Applegarth earned the win, tossing 6 1/3 innings in relief, allowing five runs on eight hits, while striking out five, while Anderson’s Katie Van Gieson took the loss, allowing five runs on four hits in just 1/3 of inning on the mound.
Jasmine Dobbin led the Knights attack with a 3-for-4 performance including three RBIS, two runs scored and a triple. Danyell Marquez was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs and Morgan Farroll was 1-for-3 with two RBIs. Kayla Williams and Elisa Sebastyan each had three hits to lead the Trojans, with Williams hitting homer and driving in three and Sebastyan driving in four.
St. Andrews advances on to face to loser of game 14 (Mount Olive/Pfeiffer) at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, while Anderson’s season comes to an end.
#11 Belmont Abbey- 3
#7 Lees-McRae- 1
The #11 seed Belmont Abbey continued their Cinderella run as they defeated the #6 seed Lees-McRae 3-1 in nine innings. The Abbey scored the game tying run in the top of the seventh and then plated two runs in the top of the ninth to eliminate Lees-McRae.
Danielle Puckett earned the win, tossing six scoreless innings, while striking out five, while Amadnad Dodson took the loss, allowing two runs in two innings of relief for the Bobcats.
Katie Hobbs and Puckett were each 3-for-4, with Hobbs driving in a run for the Crusaders.
Belmont Abbey advances to play the #8 seed Coker in an elimination game at 4:30 p.m., while Lees-McRae is eliminated from the tournament.
Game 13- Box Score
#4 Queens- 1
#8 Coker- 0
Chantel Dodge did it all as she led the #4 seed Queens University to 1-0 win over #8 seed Coker College. Dodge had the game winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh, while also holding the Lady Cobras to just one hit as the winning pitcher.
Dodge threw a complete game shutout with eight strikeouts in the win, while her counterpart, Shelly Catlett, took the loss, allowing just one run on five hits with six strikeouts.
Audra Littlejohn had two hits, for the Royals, with Amanda Bowman, Kari Kmetic and Dodge each getting a hit. Coker’s lone hit came off the bat of Shannon Mitchell.
Queens advances to play the winner of game 14 (Mount Olive/Pfeiffer) at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, while Coker will play the winner of game 12 (Lees-McRae/Belmont Abbey) in an elimination game at 4:30 p.m.
Game 14- Box Score
#2 Mount Olive- 3
#3 Pfeiffer- 2
The #2 seed Mount Olive narrowly defeated the #3 seed Pfeiffer 3-2 thanks to a two run home run in the fifth inning by Jenny Jackson. Mount Olive took an early 1-0 lead in the first, only to have Pfeiffer take a 2-1 lead in the third, but Jackson’s two run homer gave the Trojans the eventual win.
Sasha Snyder earned the win, throwing 3 1/3 innings of scoreless softball, allowing just two hits, while Allison Braswell took the loss, allowing three runs on five hits with four strikeouts.
Jackson led the Trojan hitters going 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs and a run scored, with Kat Cahoon, Morgan Whaley and Allison Czerski each collecting a hit. Pfeiffer was led by Martina Bullard going 2-for-3, while Heather Nobles was 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
Mount Olive advanced to play Queens at 7:00 p.m., while Pfeiffer plays St. Andrews in an elimination game at the same time.
Game 15- Box Score
#8 Coker- 8
#11 Belmont Abbey- 2
*Belmont Abbey eliminated
The Cinderella story for the #11 seed Belmont Abbey came to an end as they fell to the #8 seed Coker 8-2. The Lady Cobras used 12 hits to score eight runs, while Sydney Greenwalt, held the Crusaders offense to just three runs over seven innings with three strikeouts. Kayla Short took the loss, allowing five runs on five hits in 1 1/3 innings of work.
Miranda Klees and Haleigh Rogers led the Lady Cobras at the plate, with each having two hits and two RBIs, including a double for each and a home run for Klees. Anna Oswald also had two hits with a double and an RBI, with Allie Bragg and Shannon Mitchell each getting two hits. For the Abbey, Tara Ruebel and Alysia Stewart each had two hits, with Katie Hobbs driving in a run.
Coker advances to play the winner of game 16 (St. Andrews/Pfeiffer) at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, while Belmont Abbey is eliminated from the tournament.
Game 16- Box Score
#3 Pfeiffer- 5
#6 St. Andrews- 6
For the second time in a day the #6 seed St. Andrews made a come from behind victory, defeating the #3 seed Pfeiffer 6-5. The Knights scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning on two hits including a big two-run double by Danielle Marquez..Pfeiffer rallied for a run in the bottom half of the inning and had runs on first and third with two outs, but Sarah Applegarth was able to secure the final out and the victory.
Applegarth earned the win, throwing a complete game, allowing five runs on nine hits, while Amanda Beck took the loss, allowing four runs on four hits in 4 2/3 innings.
Marquez was 3-for-4 with home run a double and four RBIs, while Applegarth was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. For Pfeiffer, Bryttny Kreshka was 2-for-2 with a home run, a double and an RBI, while Beck had a home run and an RBI.
St. Andrews advances to face the #8 seed Coker at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, while Pfeiffer is eliminated from the tournament.
Game 17- Box Score
#4 Queens- 5
#2 Mount Olive- 0
*Queens advances to Championship Game
The # 2 seed Mount Olive fell to the #4 seed Queens 5-0 in the winner's bracket final of the 2009 Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament Saturday evening. Sasha Snyder allowed only one run in six innings after Queens scored four runs in the first
Queen’s Chantel Dodge struck out 14 Trojan hitters, while Kari Kmetic and Alisha Waldrop led the offense with a two-run home run each in the first inning and a solo shot by Kmetic.
Mount Olive plays Sunday at 11:30 a.m. against either the winner of game 18 (St. Andrews/Coker), while Queens advances to the championship game at 1:30 p.m.