Lyndon falls to Thomas
WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College softball team picked up a set of North Atlantic Conference wins downing the Hornets of Lyndon College 5-1 in in game one and outlasted the Hornets 9-4 in the nightcap.
In Game One, The Hornets got on the board first in game one in the top of the second when Katie Davis (North Haverhill, N.H.) sent a single up the middle bringing in the first run of the game and giving the visitors a 1-0 lead. The Terriers wasted no time answering in the bottom of the second as a two run RBI hit by first year Alei Collier gave the home team a 2-0 lead.
The Terriers add three more runs in the bottom of the sixth sealing the win, after Kelsey Crowe hit a three run homerun sealing the Terriers win. Sara Pavento picks up the win striking out three batters in seven innings at the mound, while Davis shoulders the loss for the Hornets.
In Game Two, the Terriers grabbed a 5-0 lead in the bottom of the third after a five RBI inning off of three Terriers hits. The Terriers added an insurance run in the bottom of the fifth pushing their lead to 4-0.
The Hornets bats woke up in the top of the sixth as the Hornets put up a four run inning to get with in one of the home team. Lyndon's Taylor Young (Lowell, Mass.) got things rolling with a one run RBI followed by Hannah White's (West Newbury, Vt.) three-run RBI double to make it a one run game. The Terriers answered in the bottom of the sixth with three runs making it a 9-4 game.
Kelsey Crowe grabbed the win for the Terriers in a complete game performance, while Meghan Gadapee (Littleton, N.H.) shouldered the loss for the Hornets.