CRUSADER SOFTBALL DOUBLE ZEROES ERSKINE – PUSH WIN STREAK TO TEN GAMES
Tigerville, SC – Rachel Glazebrook and Cassi Carpenter combined to toss back to back shutouts that guided the North Greenville softball team (11-3/8-0 Conference Carolinas) to 1-0 and 3-0 victories over Erskine College Tuesday afternoon at the NGU Softball Complex. Glazebrook won her sixth consecutive game with a two-hitter and struck out 10 as NGU edged past the Flying Fleet in the opener. Courtney Campbell opened up the seventh inning with a single to right, and advanced to second on a passed ball. After Karli Taylor struck out, Kansas Wofford moved Campbell to third base with a single off the glove of the Fleet’s second baseman. Sarah Armstrong then drilled a two out, two strike liner to left for a walk off game winning single that plated Campbell with the winning run. Glazebrook outdueled Erskine’s Kelsey Spurrier, who had a five hitter on the day, but absorbed the loss. In game two, Carpenter scattered five hits and struck out 11 Fleet hitters to finish up a dominating pitching performance by the NGU mound staff. NGU scored runs in the second, fourth and fifth innings to secure its 10th straight victory and allowed them to maintain first place in Conference Carolinas western division. NGU and Erskine were tied for the lead prior to the game. Kimberly Robertson had an RBI in the second inning, Courtney Campbell had a solo home run in the fourth inning, and Glazebrook had an RBI double in the fifth inning to complete NGU’s scoring. North Greenville host Mt. Olive College Saturday, March 17 at 2:00 p.m. in a conference doubleheader. Mt. Olive leads the eastern division of Conference Carolinas.