Tiger Softball Splits SCAC Doubleheader at Centenary

Tiger Softball Splits SCAC Doubleheader at Centenary

Shreveport, Louisiana – Trinity's softball team opened up Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play with a doubleheader split at Centenary (LA) College on Saturday afternoon.



The Tigers took the opening game 5-3 and led 3-1 in the bottom of the seventh of game two, but Centenary was able to rally and win it with a three-run inning.

The Ladies got on the board first with a run in the bottom of the first, but Trinity scored three runs in the fourth and fifth and looked poised for a sweep. Stephanie Crumrine's two-run homer in the fourth put the Tigers in front for the first time in the game.

Centenary hit a leadoff double and reached on an error to put the tying run on base, but the Tigers got two outs and were still leading 3-1.

After a game-tying single through the left side brought in two runs, a walk put runners on first and second with two outs. Centenary executed a double steal, then a Tiger throwing error brought in the game-winner.

Trinity scored in the top of the first of game one, but Centenary quickly tied things up with a run of its own in the second inning.

The Tigers put up four runs in the fourth to take control of the game, highlighted by RBI doubles from Danielle Ruiz and Adrienne Edwards.

Centenary scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh, but Trinity's lead was too much to handle in the opening game.



Trinity now stands 7-3 overall, while Centenary is at 7-4 with the game two victory. Both teams are 1-1 in SCAC play.

Stephanie Crumrine and Rebecca Berreth both went 2-4 in the opening game, and Crumrine joined Edwards and Ruiz as the only players to hit doubles.

Allie Holbrook (4-1) took the win with a complete-game effort, striking out six batters without issuing a walk, and giving up just two earned runs on 10 hits.

Seven different Trinity players had a hit in the second game of the doubleheader and Crumrine hit her team-leading second home run of the season.

Berreth went 1-3 with a double and a run scored in the Saturday finale.



Trinity and Centenary will complete the four-game weekend series with a Sunday doubleheader that begins at noon.