Muskies sweep Quakers in OAC softball twinbill


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NEW CONCORD – Late-inning rallies in each game enabled the Muskingum Muskies to record an Ohio Athletic Conference sweep of the Wilmington College softball team Wednesday at Donna Newberry Field.

GAME ONE: MUSKINGUM 4, WILMINGTON 2

Sophomore Allison Pierce hit her first career homerun, a two-run shot in the fifth inning to give Wilmington a 2-1 lead.

Muskingum reclaimed the lead with three runs in the bottom of the inning. The big blow was an one-out, two-run triple that broke the 2-2 tie.

Junior Savannah Hooper and freshman Kaylee Barber had singles for WC.

Senior Rebecca Carpenter, 1-9, allowed four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings on seven hits with three strikeouts.

GAME TWO: MUSKINGUM 6, WILMINGTON 3

Senior Kerrie Trautman recorded an RBI single, while freshman Grace Yoder (a base on balls) and freshman Jillia Cook (hit by pitch) also had RBI for Wilmigton

Freshman KenDahl Bowles finished the game 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Junior Beth Persicano, 2-5, allowed three earned runs on four hits in 3 2/3 innings.

Wilmington (5-19 overall, 1-5 OAC) travels to John Carroll 3 p.m. Friday for an OAC doubleheader.

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