Lady Red Hawks beat Great Falls in game one of NAIA Qualifier
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University's softball team defeated the University of Great Falls 8-7 in game one of the NAIA West Regionals on Friday, April 30.
The Red Hawks were down 7-1 to University of Great Falls heading into the bottom of the seventh inning. In the bottom of the seventh, the Red Hawks scored seven runs to win the game in a miraculous comeback.
Senior Stefanie Singh ignited the comeback by hitting a single to left allowing Amanda Ayala and Danielle Crisosto to score. These runs brought the score to 7-3. Morgan Davis advanced to third base on a pass ball by University of Great Falls' Emily Graham. Paige Gomez hit a single to right which allowed Davis to score, bringing the score to 7-4. A wild throw by a Great Falls player allowed Singh to score. Gomez scored when Nicki Feuerbach hit a single to center. This run brought the lead within one run. Chalynn Passmore scored on a pass ball by Graham to tie the game 7-7. With the score tied, Crisosto stepped up to the plate and hit a single to right which allowed Feuerbach score the winning run.
Singh was 2-for-4 from the plate with one run and two RBIs. Davis went 1-for-3 with one run; Gomez went 1-for-4 with a run and a RBI; and Feuerbach was 1-for-2 from the plate with two runs and a RBI. Crisosto went 1-for-1 with a run and two RBIs. Amanda Crocker was the winning pitcher allowing four hits and three runs.
The Lady Red Hawks face Holy Names University at 4 p.m. on April 30 in game three of the tournament. More results here.
Photo (Valerie Rodriguez) by: Paige Barrett
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