#23 NGU splits with Queens in non-conference double-dip

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Win: Amanda Coffrin (6-1) 8.052244
Loss: Courtney Pearson (6-2) 7.163134
Evie Scott (QUSB18) 402100
Celsea Rivers (NGU) 302110
Haley Gray (NGU) 312000
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Win: Shannon McGuire (8-0) 7.0200412
Loss: MacKenzie Dyson (2-1) 5.033343
Sara Ingoldsby (QUSB18) 211210
Sabrina Martinez (QUSB18) 101000
Breanna Martinez (QUSB18) 111000
Grace DeBoer (NGU) 302000
#23 NGU splits with Queens in non-conference double-dip
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
#23 NGU splits with Queens in non-conference double-dip
Center fielder Grace DeBoer lays out for the catch in NGU's game one win over Queens on Tuesday.

Tigerville, S.C. - #23 North Greenville split a mid-week doubleheader with the Queens Royals on Tuesday afternoon winning 3 - 2 in an extra-inning affair in game one while falling to the Royals 3 - 0 in game two.

The Basics

  • Game One: NGU - 3 / Queens - 2 (8-Innings)
  • Game Two: NGU - 0 / Queens - 3
  • Records: North Greenville 9 - 5 / Queens 15 - 3
  • Location: Tigerville, South Carolina (Jan McDonald Field)

How it Happened (Game One)

  • Queens scored a pair of runs in the first inning, taking advantage of an early Coffrin walk and a pair of base hits.
  • The 2 - 0 lead would last until the third inning when North Greenville broke through with an RBI groundout from Brooklyn Stone that platted Brooke Wade.
  • The Crusaders remained one run in the hole until the fifth inning. Haley Gray would reach on a single and advance on a wild pitch, later coming round from second on a single from Celsea Rivers to even it up at 2 - 2.
  • Both teams would leave one stranded in the seventh inning, sending the game into extras.
  • The Crusaders worked around the placed runner at second with consecutive groundouts to the left side of the infield.
  • North Greenville got some help in the bottom half of the eighth on a wild pitch that advanced Brooke Wade to third base with no outs.
  • Freshman first baseman Jaelin Griffin would come through with bases loaded and one out, lacing a liner down the third base line. The single would score Brooke Wade and earn NGU the first win of the series.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Celsea Rivers led the team with a 2-3 performance including an RBI. Haley Gray was also 2-3 and scored the game-tying run.
  • Griffin finished 1-3 with the go-ahead and winning RBI. Brooklyn Stone also had a hit and an RBI.
  • Amanda Coffrin earned her sixth win of the season, allowing two earned runs on just five hits. The senior struck out four batters while improving to 6-1 on the season.

Inside the Queens Box Score

  • Evie Scott led the Royals going 2 - 4 at the plate with an RBI. Abby Lathan also had an RBI for the Royals and was 1 - 3.

How it Happened (Game Two)

  • The Royals once again scored early on a sacrifice fly in the first inning that scored Sara Ingoldsby who led the game off with a walk.
  • The Royals added a pair of insurance runs in the fifth inning when Ingoldsby doubled in a pair of runs to make it 3 - 0.
  • North Greenville had its chances but couldn't come up with the big hit. The Crusaders were 0 - 6 with runners in scoring position and finished with just two hits.
  • The Royals also struggled at the plate for much of the game as they were able to muster just three base knocks during game two.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Grace DeBoer accounted for North Greenville's only two hits of the day as she finished 2 - 3. Darbi Holmes drew a pair of walks and finished with just one official at-bat.
  • MacKenzie Dyson took the loss game two loss and fell to 2-1 as a starter. Dyson threw five innings and gave up three earned runs on three hits and struck out three.
  • Brooklyn Fort turned in two innings of work in the circle and recorded three strikeouts.


Inside the Queens Box Score

  • Sara Ingoldsby finished with one hit in two official at-bats and accounted for all of the Royals runs with two RBI and a run scored.
  • Breanna Martinez was 1 -1 with a run scored while Sabrina Martinez was 1-1 as well.
  • The Royals finished 1 - 6 with runners in scoring position and stranded three.
  • Shannan McGuire improved to 8 - 0 on the season, striking out 12-batters in seven innings of work.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders welcome Claflin to Tigerville for a Saturday doubleheader scheduled to begin at 1 pm at Jan McDonald Field.