Lady Red Hawks defeat Oakland City in NCCAA Softball World Series

Simpson University Sports News


PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Simpson University softball team defeated Oakland City College 6-0 on Thursday, May 13 in game one of the NCCAA I Softball World Series.

Simpson scored all six runs in the first and second innings. Nicki Feuerbach hit a triple to left field allowing Paige Gomez, Corinne Alexander, and Stefanie Singh to score for a 3-0 lead. Cal Pac Player of the Year Valerie Rodriguez hit a ground out to second but still recorded a RBI as Feuerbach scored from third base, increasing the lead to 4-0.

In the second inning, Morgan Davis hit a single to left field which advanced Candice Vallerga home for a 5-0 lead. On the following at bat, Nicole Hutchins scored on a fielding error by Oakland City's second base, giving the Red Hawks a 6-0 lead and eventually the win.

Cal Pac Pitcher of the Year Haley Rodriguez held Oakland City to no runs and three hits, while striking out eight batters for the game.

Davis was 2-for-3 from the plate with a RBI. Singh and Alexander each went 2-for-3 with a run scored. Feuerbach was 1-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs.

The Red Hawks return to action Friday, May 14 against Central Baptist College at 11 a.m. The winner will advance to the semi-finals on Friday, May 14 at 6 p.m.


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