SOFTBALL SPLITS WITH GLENVILLE STATE
ELKINS, WV - The Davis & Elkins softball team split a pair of games on Saturday with Glenville State at the Allen Athletic Fields Complex. The Senators won the first game 2-1 and dropped the second game 5-3. D&E celebrated Military Appreciation Day and wore special camouflage shirts during the game to honor everyone who has fought for our country.
D&E won the second game 2-1 as pitcher Alanna Jones went the distance to earn the victory. Glenville scored first in the top of the fourth when Kayleigh Huck hit a solo homerun.
The Senators responded in the bottom of the fourth when they plated two runs. Amanda Serafini led off the inning with a single to leftfield and then stole second base. Mallory Wishard blasted a double to the centerfield fence. With Serafini on third and Wishard on second,Carissa Dunn hit a single up the middle to score two runs.
Amanda Serafini led the offense as she went 2-for-3 with one run scored.
Carissa Dunn went 1-for-2 with 2 RBIs, and Mallory Wishard was 1-for-3 with a double and one run scored.
The Senators dropped the nightcap 5-3 as pitcher Autumn Appleby took the loss.
The Pioneers got on the board first when they scored one run in the first inning. Carlee Charton scored the run off a sacrifice fly by Brittany Spencer.
D&E evened the score in the bottom of the first when Amanda Serafini singled, advanced to second on a passed ball, reached third on Jenifer Kennon's single and scored off another passed ball.
The Pioneers scored one run in the top of the third to tie the game at two.
D&E took a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the fourth when Jenifer Kennon reached first off a walk, and then scored off a single by Mallory Wishard.
Glenville scored two runs in the top of the sixth when Huck singled, Spencer singled, and Shelby Colson followed with a single that plated two. The Pioneers added another run in the top of the seventh of a D&E error to secure the win.
D&E improves to 17-18 overall and 3-5 in the WVIAC, while Glenville State falls to 10-16 and 4-1.
The Senators will host Ohio Valley Sunday in a doubleheader at 2 p.m. at the Allen Athletic Fields Complex.
BELOW: Junior first baseman Mallory Wishard rushes to get someone out on Saturday.
Photo on this page and cover page courtesy of Ron Gooden.