MARS HILL, NC - Mars Hill College swept a doubleheader from North Greenville University Tuesday afternoon at Ponder Park. The Lions took game one 9-1 and then won game two 4-1. The Lions improved to 25-11 on the season while the Crusaders fell to 5-21 overall.
Game 1: MHC 9, NGU 1
MHC belted out 14 hits in the first game to win by an eight-run margin. Ashley Harber (
Kristina Osborn (
Allison Bailey led NGU with two hits. Ashley Warlick took the loss (2-10) on the mound for the Crusaders.
Game 2: MHC 4, NGU 1
The Lions scored all four of their runs in their opening bat on just a single hit. The only hit in the inning was another double by Osborn, her fourth on the day.
NGU got on the board in the top of the seventh inning when Shealy Broome crossed the plate on a single by Christina Shin. Shin was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Katie Eargle took the loss (1-9) for NGU on the mound.
Osborn went 2-for-3 in game two with a double and a run scored. Osborn went 5-for-7 at the plate in both contests combined. Paige Brantley (
NGU will be back in action Thursday at home as the Crusaders host Pfeiffer at 2:00 p.m.