MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (April 5, 2007) --- The Milligan College Lady Buffs’ softball team captured two wins Thursday afternoon against North Greenville University at Anglin Field. Milligan needed extra innings in the first game to take an 8-6 victory, and the Lady Buffs completed the sweep with a 4-3 win in the second contest. After the two wins, Milligan improves to 23-17 while
Game 1 Milligan 8 North
Milligan answered with a five run third inning to take the lead over the visiting Lady Crusaders. The inning started with back-to-back singles from Heather Poindexter and
The Lady Buffs regained the lead in their half of the fourth inning when Stewart singled and Poindexter scored Milligan’s sixth run of the game.
A RBI single from Brewer allowed Shin to score in the sixth inning and tie the game once again at 6-6.
After the seventh and eighth innings were scoreless, Jennifer Wise ended the contest with her two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Milligan the win. Leah White was on second base when Wise hit the game-winning home run.
Wise also picked up the win on the mound. She pitched four innings of shut-out relief and she struck out four.
Poindexter finished the contest 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a double. Wise’s home run was her only hit of the contest.
Game 2 Milligan 4 North
Milligan bounced back to take the lead from
A home run from Brewer started
The eventual game-winning run for the Lady Buffs was posted on the scoreboard in the sixth inning. Poindexter led the inning off with a walk, stole second and advanced to third on a wild pitch. Christmas was able to record two strikeouts but Stewart came through in the clutch with a RBI single to give Milligan the lead.
Stewart finished the contest 3-for-4 with one run scored, a game-winning RBI and a stolen base.
Wise picked up her second victory on the day in the contest to improve her record to 11-5.She allowed two earned runs on six hits with three strikeouts.
Christmas took the loss; she went six innings and allowed four runs on ten hits. Broome finished the second game 3-for-4 with a triple.