The East Georgia State College Lady Bobcat softball team won two conference games over Andrew College on Tuesday, March 16, at Bobcat Field.
In Game 1, the Lady Bobcats won 4-2 with a strong pitching performance from freshman Britney Foster who struck out eight Andrew batters in seven innings. At the plate, Taylor Morgan hit two doubles, along with Allana Hooks hitting one double, to give EGSC the victory, 4-2.
Game 2 came down to the bottom of the seventh inning for the Lady Bobcats with the game tied at 1-1. Hooks hit a solo home run in the fourth inning to tie the game at 1-1. The Lady Bobcats had the bases loaded with one out. Stephanie Ruffin hit a fly ball to the left, letting Taylor Frye tag from third to score the winning run for the Bobcats at 2-1. Madison Bussell held the Andrew team to only 1 run in seven innings of work to preserve the victory for the Lady Bobcats, who sit alone in first place in the conference.
Head Coach Chuck Wimberly stated after the victories, “We pitched great, and our defense made play after play giving us a chance. At the plate, we got timely hits and ran the bases really well. I am so proud of this group and their accomplishments this season so far as our dugout has energy and we play with a lot of heart and passion.”