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.
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.
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.