Softball Secures Doubleheader Sweep at Hendrix

Softball Secures Doubleheader Sweep at Hendrix

CONWAY, Ark. — The No. 16 Berry College softball team earned a doubleheader sweep of the Hendrix College Warriors on Friday afternoon. The Vikings claimed game one 9-0 on a run-rule and took game two 8-7. 

The wins push Berry's record to 15-3 overall and 4-0 in Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play. 

GAME ONE:

  • Makenzie Flynt went the complete 6.0 shutout innings, claiming her eighth win of the season
  • Berry opened scoring with a pair of runs in the first. 
  • Samantha Crabtree and Brooke Whittemore then drove in two more in the second to give Berry a 4-0 advantage. 
  • Whittemore then singled to left center in the fourth to bring home Hunter Padgett. 
  • The Vikings scored one more in the fifth, then RBI doubles from Bayleigh Masteron and Meghan Hunt secured the 9-0 win in the sixth. 

GAME TWO:

  • Emily Schechter earned her first win of the season in relief, going 4.0 innings allowing just one run.
  • Katlin Seger opened the scoring with a two-RBI single in the first.
  • Hendrix then tied it in the home half of the inning.
  • A Kayla Sangrey double and a Seger single in the third put Berry up 4-2.
  • The Warriors took the lead scoring four in the home half of the third and one in the fourth. 
  • Berry plated three in the fifth off a Whittemore double and a Masterson home run.
  • Whittemore drove home the go-ahead run in the sixth off a single to short.

UP NEXT:

Berry closes the series with Hendrix tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.