Sunday, February 24, 2019
Clarksville, Ark. | Hurie Softball Field
Game One: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 10, University of the Ozarks 4
Game Two: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 14, University of the Ozarks 4
University of the Ozarks (3-6, 2-3 ASC)
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (4-5, 4-1 ASC)
Overview: The Eagles appeared to be in control of the game until Mary Hardin-Baylor exploded for seven runs in the final inning to earn a 10-4 win in game one. Prior to the seventh, Mary Hardin-Baylor had ten hits and three runs. In all, the Crusaders recorded eight hits and three home runs in the seventh. In the second inning, Jaela Martin evened the game 1-1 with a RBI single. The Crusaders took the lead back, 2-1, in the fourth. But the Eagles generated three runs in the bottom of the fourth on two hits. Taylor Teague had an RBI double and Paige Lee followed with a two-run double to give the Eagles a 4-2 advantage heading into the fifth. With a 4-3 lead and needing just two outs in the seventh, the game took an unexpected turn as Mary Hardin-Baylor hammered out three home runs to take momentum of the game. Teague and Lee had two hits apiece.
WP: Jacqueline Kay 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO
LP: Abby Mork 6.2 IP, 16 H, 9 R, 9 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO
Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
2nd - Jaela Martin singled through the right side, RBI; Alexis Holt scored.
4th - Taylor Teague doubled down the lf line, RBI; Elisa Cantu advanced to third; Sierra Jasna scored, unearned.
4th - Paige Lee doubled to right center, 2 RBI; Taylor Teague scored, unearned; Elisa Cantu scored, unearned.
Paige Lee and Taylor Teague had two hits apiece.
The Eagles had trouble recovering from a difficult game one loss and the Mary Hardin-Baylor bats kept hot as the Crusaders took a 14-4 win in the night cap. The Crusaders opened the game with a home run and never looked back, scoring seven runs in the first frame on seven hits. The Eagles answered with two runs in the bottom half of the first, but the Crusaders tagged on three more runs in the second.
WP: CeCe Darilek (W, 2-0) 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO
LP: Candace Rogers (L, 1-2) 0.1 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO
Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
1st - Brittney Dean singled to center field, RBI; Tori Reiber advanced to second; Paige Lee advanced to third; Taylor Teague scored.
1st - Sydney Key reached first on an error by 2b, RBI; Brittney Dean advanced to second; Tori Reiber advanced to third; Paige Lee scored, unearned.
2nd - Taylor Teague singled to center field, advanced to second on an error by cf, RBI; Elisa Cantu advanced to third; Megan Madden scored.
2nd - Tori Reiber grounded out to 2b, RBI; Taylor Teague advanced to third; Elisa Cantu scored.
The Eagles will wrap up the series with game three on Monday at 1:00 p.m.