Softball Shuts Out Covenant in Doubleheader Sweep
Lookout Mountain, Ga. (March 2, 2019) – The Pfeiffer University softball team scored in every inning in game one and used a four-run fifth inning in game two to earn a doubleheader split on the road at Covenant College on Saturday.
Game 1 Final – Pfeiffer 8, Covenant 0 (5 Innings)
Game 2 Final – Pfeiffer 9, Covenant 0
Records - Pfeiffer 6-0, Covenan 2-6
Location – Lookout Mountain, Ga.
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE– Game 1
The Falcons ripped six doubles in game one. Vada Blue Sherrill, Paige Love, Makenzie Pennell, Kiana Millsaps, Kari Westerbeek and Reece Davis all hit two-baggers on the day for the Falcons.
Millsaps and Pennell each had two RBI on the day with Pennell going 2-for-4 from the plate and Millsaps going 1-for-2. Maranda Benton and Westerbeek also had productive outings, with each hitting 2-for-3 in game one.
Millsaps earned the pitching win for the Falcons, striking out the side in one inning pitched. Kyndle Wallace had two strikeouts in two innings pitched while Caiti Mickles punched out one Covenant batter and allowed just one hit in an inning of work.
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE– Game 2
Kiana Millsaps pitched five innings, allowing just two hits while earning the win for the Falcons. Emerson Puzey and Kyndle Wallce each pitched an inning in relief for the Falcons, with neither allowing a hit.
In the game, Westerbeek lifted a homer in the fourth inning to put Pfeiffer up 2-0. The floodgates opened in the fifth, with Pfeiffer plating four runs thanks to an RBI double from Pennell followed by Westerbeek's second round-tripper of the game, this one a three-run shot that put the Falcons up 7-0.
Pfeiffer added another run in the sixth on a solo blast from Pennell and two more in the seventh to take the 9-0 lead.
After surrendering a leadoff walk in the seventh, the Falcons doubled-up the Scots on a line drive and would later get the third out on a liner to first base to seal the win.
Pfeiffer will have a short turnaround, as they host Wilkes on Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Jack Ingram Field.