Red Hawks finish series against Golden Eagles with win
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women's softball team finished a three-game series against the La Sierra University Golden Eagles on Monday, March 24 with a 4-2 win. The Red Hawks won all three games in the series.
The Red Hawks were the first to get on the scoreboard, when Kaylana Mah reached home off Ryan Norton’s single in the first inning. The Red Hawks took a 2-0 lead in the third inning, when Mah scored her second run of the game, this time off Kara Wall’s single to left-field.
Behind 2-0, the Golden Eagles tied the game in the top of the fifth inning with a couple of singles to left field. With no answer back from the Red Hawks, the score remained tied 2-2 going into the sixth inning.
With Mah on base and two outs, Head Coach Wayne Stower substituted Courtney Thomas in to pinch hit for Aleisha Brown. With a single to center from Thomas, Mah was able to advance to second with Norton up to bat. With a missed catch from La Sierra on Norton’s pop-up to center field, Mah and Brown scored to give the Red Hawks the 4-2 win.
Norton finished with a game-high three RBIs, and Mah finished with a game-high three runs scored, one assist and two pop outs. Paris Hallums received the win with 26 at bats, 11 strikeouts, and one earned run.
Simpson will prepare for their next series against Menlo College on Saturday, March 29 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Written by Nichole Jones
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.