Simpson loses final two conference games to William Jessup
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women's softball team traveled to Rocklin, Calif., for a doubleheader against conference rival William Jessup University on Friday, April 19. The Warriors swept the Red Hawks, winning game one 4-3 and game two 5-3.
In the first game, Jessup came out strong by scoring one run in the first inning and two runs in the third inning to take a 3-0 lead. In the fourth inning, the Red Hawks scored two runs to cut the Warriors’ lead to 3-2. The Red Hawks tied the game at 3-3 in the top of the seventh, but William Jessup answered with the winning run (4-3) in the bottom of the inning.
In game two of the doubleheader, the Red Hawks scored one run in the second inning to take a 1-0 lead. William Jessup tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the third. The game remained tied until the fourth inning, when Simpson scored one run and William Jessup scored two runs. Both teams scored the same in the sixth inning to bring the final score to 5-3 in favor of the Warriors.
The Red Hawks will host one more doubleheader against Sam Marcos on Sunday, April 21.
Written by Nichole Jones
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.