April 29, 2012

Lady Redhawks Drop Thriller Against Pitt-Bradford

PITTSBURGH, PA – La Roche Softball (14-18, 6-12) dropped a 9-inning thriller to Pitt-Bradford (9-26, 8-8) 6-4 before falling in Game 2, 10-2 in front of a large crowd on Saturday in AMCC Conference action.

The Lady Redhawks led Game 1, 2-1, thanks to two runs from Alex Spain, but visiting Pitt-Bradford answered with a run in the bottom of the seven to tie it. Pitt-Bradford's Erikka Rosplock opened with a triple and attempted to score on a sacrifice fly to right field. Alex Spain made a strong throw home and caught Rosplock in a rundown, but the throw from home to third base clunked off her helmet, allowing Rosplock to score. Pitt-Bradford proceeded to win in extra innings.

Jennifer Lentz went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and Alex Spain added 2 hits and scored twice. Deanna Tritinger had 2 hits including an RBI double and Lea Kronz and Kaylee Zozos each provided a run and a hit.

Deanna Tritinger threw her fifteenth complete game in sixteen starts and allowed just 3 earned runs while striking out 5 batters.

Alex Spain had an RBI single in the Lady Redhawks' Game 2 defeat. Kacey Haluska reached base twice and Lea Kronz singled and scored.

 

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