Softball Swept by Centenary to Finish SCAC Weekend

Softball Swept by Centenary to Finish SCAC Weekend

San Antonio - The Tiger softball team finishing its weekend series by losing 5-1 and 8-3 in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against Centenary (LA) College on Saturday afternoon.

GAME SUMMARIES

The Tigers fell behind early and never recovered as Centenary scored two runs on two hits in the top of the first inning.

Trinity did get a run back in the bottom of the first to cut the lead in half, but it would be the last run of the game for the home team.

The best chance came in the fourth when Trinity put two runners on with just one out, but the Tigers left the bases loaded in a 2-1 game.

Centenary took advantage of a walk, a hit, and two errors in the sixth to score three huge insurance runs that made it a 5-1 game.

The Ladies struck first again in game two with a run in the first inning, but Trinity took a 2-1 lead with two runs on three hits in the bottom of the third.

The Tigers loaded the bases with nobody out in the fourth to threaten again, but Trinity left the bases loaded after getting just one run to make it a 3-1 game.

A two-out error kept Centenary alive in the top of the fifth, and the Ladies wound up with four runs on three hits to take a 5-3 lead in the game.

Trinity got the first two runners on base in the bottom of the inning, but stranded both to keep the lead at two runs.

Another costly error in the sixth inning led to three more Centenary runs that made it an 8-3 lead for the visitors.

Trinity's only base runner in the final two innings was erased by a game-ending double play in the seventh.

 

NOTABLES

Trinity falls to 14-20 overall this season and 8-11 in conference play, while Centenary is now 15-19 overall and 11-9 in the SCAC.

The Tigers committed six total errors in the two games, leading to 10 unearned runs out of 13 total runs scored in the two games.

Allie Holbrook (9-9) took the game one loss after allowing five runs (two earned) on five hits over 6.0 innings, striking out three batters.

After finishing off the final inning of the opener, Alyssa Jolliffe (1-2) got the start in game two. She took the loss after giving up just one earned run on five hits over 6.0 innings and a combined five strikeouts in the two appearances.

Emily Vaclavik was 3-3 and scored Trinity's only run in game one and she remains the team's leading hitter with a .391 batting average.

Rylie Goldwait was the only other Tiger player with more than one hit, going 2-3 at the plate in game one.

Marisa Trevino was 1-3 with her ninth double of the season in the opener and was one of three Tigers to drive in a run in the finale.

Gina Monaco also drove in a run in the second game, going 2-3 with a walk to reach base three times.

Carli Jones was the other Tiger player to drive in a run, drawing a pinch-hit walk with the bases loaded in her only plate appearance.

Seniors Stephanie Crumrine, Rylie Goldwait, Devon Potter, Emily Reed, Marisa Trevino, and Hailey Wilson were honored after the games, which were the final regular season home games of the season for the Tigers.

 

UP NEXT

Trinity will conclude the regular season with a four-game SCAC series at Schreiner (TX) University in Kerrville, Texas. The series begins with at Thursday doubleheader that will begin at 4:00 p.m.