Softball Team Scores Nine In The Sixth To Earn 9-7 Win

The Eagles scored nine runs in the sixth inning to pull off a 9-7 come-from-behind win.

Game Details:
Saturday, March 16, 2019

Clarksville, Ark. | Hurie Softball Field 

Game Three: University of the Ozarks 9, Louisiana College 7


University of the Ozarks (6-13, 5-10 ASC)
Louisiana College (14-6, 7-5 ASC)

Facing a 4-0 deficit late in the game, the Eagles pulled off an incredible 9-7 come-from-behind win over Louisiana College Saturday. The Eagles scored all nine runs in the bottom of the sixth to secure a wild game three against the Wildcats. Louisiana College held a 1-0 lead all the way until the sixth inning when the visitors added three runs to push the advantage to 4-0. But the Eagles rallied behind seven hits and two walks in the bottom half of the sixth. The Eagles started the memorable inning with a pair of hits and back-to-back walks. The second walk was followed by a sacrifice fly and a single. With the bases loaded again, Jaela Martin recorded a single to drive in another run. Megan Madden reached on a fielder's choice and Hailey Ostrander singled in two runs to keep the rally going. Paige Lee produced the final runs with a two-run double and then scored on an error. The Wildcats did generate three runs in the top of the seventh. Lee went 3-for-4 with two RBI. Candace Rogers pitched the final 1.1 innings to receive the win.

Pitching Decisions:
WP: Candace Rogers (W, 2-4) 1.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO
LP: Cameron Crochet (L, 2-4) 1.0 IP, 5 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
6th - Kieara Bryant walked, RBI; Sydney Key advanced to second; Taylor Teague advanced to third; Paige Lee scored. 
6th - Sierra Jasna flied out to lf, SAC, RBI; Taylor Teague scored. 
6th - Jaela Martin singled to left field, RBI; Tori Reiber advanced to second; Kieara Bryant advanced to third; Sydney Key scored. 
6th - Megan Madden reached on a fielder's choice, RBI; Jaela Martin advanced to second; Tori Reiber advanced to third; Kieara Bryant scored. 
6th - Hailey Ostrander singled through the right side, advanced to second, 2 RBI; Megan Madden advanced to third; Jaela Martin scored; Tori Reiber scored. 
6th - Paige Lee doubled, scored on an error by 1b, 2 RBI, unearned; Hailey Ostrander scored; Megan Madden scored.

The Eagles came back from a 4-0 deficit and scored nine runs in the sixth to earn the win.

Up Next:
The Eagles will host Hendrix College March 20 in a double-header beginning at 12:00 p.m.