Press Release

Spring 2011 Softball: Lehigh Carbon Community College

March 19, 2011

The Wildcats opened regular season play with a sweep of Lehigh Carbon

The Wildcats opened regular season play with a sweep of Lehigh Carbon

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Sophomore Amanda Baney (Williamsport) racked up four hits including two-homeruns and six RBIs to help the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team to a sweep of Lehigh Carbon Community College 7-6 10-2 Saturday. Sophomore Lacy Lose (Avis) added three hits and three RBIs and notched a win on the mound as the Wildcats improve to 4-6 overall.

In the opener, the Wildcats were down 6-4 in the bottom of the seventh. Freshman Jessica Bower (Jersey Shore) and Lose led off with singles and advanced on an error by the catcher. Senior Trisha Moser (Watsontown) hit a single to score Bower followed by Baney who singled to score Lose and end the game.

Penn College was down by two in the first before Baney tied the game with a homerun in the bottom of the inning to score sophomore Desiree Buffington (Pillow) who tripled. The Cougars regained the lead scoring two in the third.

The Wildcats came back and tied it up again in the fourth when freshman Chelsea Hewitt (Shippensburg) hit an RBI single and scored on an error. Lehigh Carbon came back with two more runs in the sixth.

In the game, Baney had two hits with three RBIs. Hewitt recorded the victory in relief in the game.

In the second game, it was all Penn College as the team jumped to a 3-1 lead in the first off singles from Moser and Buffington. The team added a cushion in the fourth when Baney hit a three-run homerun. She ended the game with two hits and three RBIs.

The Wildcats scored two more runs in the fifth to end it early. Lose was perfect at the plate with three hits and notching three RBIs. She also notched the win striking out eight.

Penn College will next travel to Penn State Harrisburg on March 23rd.

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