Rambelles sweep Midwestern State University Mustangs in three-game series

Head coach earns 800th career win

By Rosanna Aguilera
On March 22, 2019

Photo by Ian Saint: The Belles defeat the Mustangs in a three-game series. This triplet win gave head coach Travis Scott his 800th career win. 

The Rambelles softball team on March 15-16 swept a three-game series against the Midwestern State University Mustangs.
On March 15, the Belles won the game 5-3. Head coach Travis Scott earned his 800th career win, which gave him a record of 800-277-3.
Ashlyn Lerma came up to the plate with the bases loaded and brought in two runs to begin the scoring. 
In the third inning, Taegan Kirk drew a leadoff walk. Avery Zeigler came up to bat and hit a triple to left field to bring Kirk all the way home. This gave the team a 3-0 lead.
The Mustangs evened things up by getting three runs of their own. 
Tied up 3-3, Courtney Barnhill saved the game by making a big hit in the sixth inning.
Lerma got walked to first base and then stole second, bringing Barnhill to the plate. She hit the ball over the fence for a two-run home run, ending the game 5-3.
Meagan Hill pitched for her second complete game in a row. She pitched seven innings while giving up three runs on four hits, striking out five and walking two.
Barnhill had two RBIs and a run scored. Zeigler was 1-1 at the plate with two walks, a triple, an RBI and a run scored.
Lerma went 1-2 at the plate with two RBIs.
In the doubleheader on March 16, the Belles won 14-8 and 13-2.
In the first game, the Belles started the scoring on a pop fly. They went into the second inning leading MSU 2-1.
The Mustangs got two runs with a walk and a pair of doubles.
ASU came back in the bottom of the third with a leadoff by Barnhill. Hatty Shope got on base with a shot to right-center field.
Kirk came to the plate to hit a single. Taylor Fogle then got a two RBI single to center field to bring in Kirk and Shope.
Barnhill came back to the plate where she was walked. 
The Belles had scored six runs on six hits before the inning was over.
The Mustangs came back, scoring five runs to even it up again 8-8. 
Barnhill was back at the batter box once again where she hit a solo home run over the right field fence to take the lead back. Jade Strother also hit a homerun, which brought in two others to end the game.
In the second game, Strother came to the plate with the bases loaded, hitting another home run to give ASU the 4-0 lead in their first offensive appearance of the game.
The Belles put up three runs in the second inning and then six more in the fourth to take the 13-0 lead. 
MSU came to the plate but could only get two runs on two shots, ending the game 13-2.
The Belles will return to Mayer Field on March 29-30 to face Texas A&M University-Commerce for the Back the Blue/First Responders Weekend event.  

 

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