Lady Hawks split with Centenary

Lady Hawks split with Centenary

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon softball team bounced back from a Game 1 loss to beat Centenary in Game 2 of a doubleheader on Saturday.

The Lady Hawks lost 7-2 in Game 1 before winning 4-2 in Game 2. The loss was just the second in eight games for Centenary.

Huntingdon only had three hits in Game 2 but the Lady Hawks took advantage of their opportunities.  

Avery Harrison scored two of Huntingdon's first three runs. Harrison scored the first run on an RBI triple by Madison Perryman in the second inning. After McKenzie Ridgway scored on an error in the fourth inning, Harrison scored on an RBI double by Amber Wade to give Huntingdon a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the fourth.

Leading 3-2 in the sixth inning, Claire Tomberlin scored Huntingdon's final run on an error.

Madison Hunt (2-2) earned the win in 5 2/3 innings and Mallory McCarty picked up the save in the final 1 1/3 innings.

Lindsey Selph (2-2) took the loss in Game 1, despite a career-high 11 strikeouts. Selph allowed seven hits, walked five and gave up three earned runs in seven innings.

Alyssa Singleterry was the only Lady Hawks with multiple hits in Game 1, going 3-for-4. Rayne Ellis had an RBI and a run, Katie Dewey had one RBI and Amari Fleming scored once.


Records: Huntingdon (4-6); Centenary (6-2)

Coming Up: Huntingdon returns to action at home on March 3-4 in the Jimmy John's Classic. The Lady Hawks will open the tournament on March 3 at 10 a.m. against Mount St. Joseph.