Coffrin's complete game shutout carries NGU to finals

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Win: Amanda Coffrin (21-4) 7.040005
Loss: Leslie Odom (15-8) 5.052202
Hannah Riddle (KING) 302000
Hannah Gravely (NGU) 301000
Taylor Koon (NGU) 311000
Kate Lee (NGU) 201000
Brooklyn Stone (NGU) 201000
Brooke Wade (NGU) 111000
Coffrin's complete game shutout carries NGU to finals
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Coffrin's complete game shutout carries NGU to finals
Taylor Koon slides in safe for NGU's first run of the day (Photo by Owens Media)

Burlington – North Greenville softball is one win away from a second consecutive Conference Carolinas title after toppling King on Saturday to advance to the championship round.

The Basics

  • Score: Crusaders – 2 / Tornado – 0
  • Records: North Greenville 32 – 13 / Belmont Abbey 31 – 20
  • Location: Springwood Park (Burlington, North Carolina)

How it Happened

  • Amanda Coffrin tossed another complete game shutout, her second of the tournament to lead the Crusaders to their fourth championship round since joining the league in 2011.
  • Jaelin Griffin delivered the game’s first run in the second inning as Taylor Koon came across to score on a sacrifice fly.
  • Brooke Wade also scored on a sacrifice fly in the home half of the third as Ashton Withers delivered a sac fly to center field to make it 2 – 0 in favor of the Crusaders.
  • Pitching and defense would rule the final four frames. Coffrin held the Tornado to just one hit in the final half of the game along with NGU.
  • Inside the North Greenville Box Score
  • The Crusaders finished with five hits led Brooke Wade who was 1 for 1 with a run scored.
  • Taylor Koon was 1 for 3 with a run scored for the Crusaders while Kate Lee was 1 for 2 along with Hannah Gravely who was 1 for 3.
  • Amanda Coffrin improved to 21 – 4 on the season as the starter and tossed her 11th shutout of the season. She finished with five strikeouts and allowed just four hits.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will take on the winner of game 11 which will be played later today. NGU will either play Limestone, Mount Olive, or King in the finals.