Softball Earns Doubleheader Sweep of Huntingdon on Sunday

Softball Earns Doubleheader Sweep of Huntingdon on Sunday

ROME, Ga. — The Berry College softball team grinded out a doubleheader sweep of Huntingdon College on Sunday afternoon. The Vikings dominated in the opening game 11-1, but had to escape trouble in game two to earn a narrow 6-5 victory.

Makenzie Flynt earned her seventh win in game one. Tossing 5.0 innings allowing just one run and fanning three in the run-rule win. Meredith Holland threw 6.1 innings in game two to win her sixth.

GAME ONE:

  • The Vikings took the lead in the opening frame, plating one off the bat of Katlin Seger.
  • Huntingdon answered in the second off an RBI single to center.
  • Berry then plated five in the home half of the second. Sam Crabtree hit an RBI double to left center before Kayla Sangrey sent her fifth home run of the year over the center field fence.
  • Five more Vikings scored in the fourth off a single from Seger, a sacrifice fly from Brooke Whittemore and a three-run home run from Megan Hunt.

GAME TWO:

  • Huntingdon struck first, plating two in the first inning.
  • Sam Crabtree got one back in the second off a sacrifice fly.
  • RBI singles from Sangrey and Hunt in the third gave Berry a 3-2 lead.
  • The Hakws tied it in the first off a squeeze play to make it 3-3.
  • RBI singles from Genna Telschow and Crabtree in the sixth gave Berry a 6-3 advantage.
  • The Hawks threatened in the seventh after plating two, but Berry secured the 6-5 win after Holland reentered.

UP NEXT:

Berry continues SAA play on Saturday with a road trip to Hendrix.