Red Hawks lose twice on the last day of the Northwest Cup
Simpson University Sports News
CLACKAMAS, Ore. - The Simpson University women's softball team traveled to Clackamas, Ore., to compete in their final day of the Northwest Cup hosted by Concordia University-Portland at Hood View Park on Sunday, Feb. 16.
In their first game, Simpson lost 4-3 to Concordia University-Portland. Concordia took a 1-0 lead in the second inning. Simpson tied the game in the fourth inning, when Courtney Thomas’ double brought home Marissa Bravo-Barajas. The teams were tied at three going into the bottom of the seventh; Concordia scored and won the game.
In their second game, Simpson lost 14-13 to OIT. Simpson took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, when Kaylana Mah scored on a wild pitch. OIT answered back in the next inning by scoring five runs. In the second inning, Simpson scored two runs off a Julissa Castellanos hit, making the score 5-3. The Red Hawks would then take the lead in an 8-5 lead in the third inning. The score became tied at 13-13 going into the ninth inning. No score from the Red Hawks in the top of the inning and a score by error from OIT gave the Owls a 14-13 victory.
Simpson will play their final games on their Oregon trip at Northwest Christian University on Monday, Feb. 17.
Written by Nichole Jones
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.