Dawson Community College Softball Holds Off Scottsdale Community College For Victory
Dawson Community College built a seven-run lead in the second inning and then held off Scottsdale Community College's charge for a 9-7 victory on Monday. Scottsdale Community College scored six runs in the failed comeback on a double by Osteen in the second, a home run by Erran in the third, and one in the sixth.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Dawson collected 14 hits and Scottsdale had eight. Lady Buccaneers fired up the offense in the first inning. Maycen O'Neal's sac fly scored one run for Dawson. Dawson put up five runs in the second inning. Lady Bucs batters contributing to the big inning included Hadley Bennett, Maycen O'Neal, and Reannon Justice, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Scottsdale CC scored three runs in the second inning. Scottsdale scored its runs on a double by Osteen . Shelby Martin led things off on the rubber for Dawson. She surrendered seven runs on eight hits over seven innings, striking out five. Westbrook was in the pitcher's circle for Scottsdale. She allowed ten hits and eight runs over two innings, walking zero. Smith threw five innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Dawson hit one home run on the day. Justice had a homer in the second inning. DCC tallied 14 hits in the game. April Davis, Trinity Anderson, and Alison Ellertson each managed multiple hits for Dawson. April Davis went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Dawson.
Scottsdale Community College totaled eight hits. Erran and Osteen all managed multiple hits for Scottsdale. Erran led Scottsdale with three hits in three at bats. Scottsdale Community College didn't commit a single error in the field. Murillo had the most chances in the field with five.