Red Hawks win two on the road against Southern Oregon
Simpson University Sports News
MEDFORD, Ore. - The Simpson University women's softball team traveled to Medford, Ore., to compete against the Southern Oregon University Raiders on Saturday, March 8 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. The Red Hawks won game one 2-0 and game two 8-3.
In the first game, Simpson took a 1-0 lead in the second inning, when Cherie DeJesus scored off Shayley Madruga’s double to left field. The Red Hawks took a 2-0 lead in the fifth inning, when Ryan Norton reached home off Courtney Thomas’ double to right field.
In the second game, Simpson scored two runs in the first inning due to a Raider fielding error. In the second inning, the Red Hawks scored two more runs on a fielding error and on a triple from Kaylana Mah to make the score 4-0.
The Warriors answered back with two runs in the fourth inning, making the score 4-2. The Red Hawks extended their lead to six (8-2) by scoring four more runs. Southern Oregon only scored one more, giving the Red Hawks the 8-3 victory.
Simpson advances to a 17-3 record overall and will prepare for their next games against Northwest University at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, March 10 held at Big League Dreams.
Written by Nichole Jones
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.