ELSAH, IL- The Hornets got back on the winning track yesterday as they defeated the Panthers of Principia College 6-0 and 12-10.
GAME ONE: HARRIS-STOWE (6) PRINCIPIA (0)
HSSU took control in game one, scoring four runs in the top of the 4th to take their first lead of the game.
Cassidy Williams (JR/Olive Branch, MS) singled to the infield that led to an error and Ariel Lipe (SR/Ellington, Missouri) scoring to make it 1-0. Courtney Norris (SR/St. Louis, Missouri) had a base clearing triple to score Mallory Pappert (SR/Affton, MO) and Williams to extend their lead to 3-0. Daylon Brooks (SO/Las Vegas, Nevada ) picked up the final RBI of the inning when she grounded out to second base to drive Norris home.
Harris-Stowe tacked on two more runs in the top of the 7th inning when Mallory Pappert hit a single to the outfield and sent Emily Lavine (SR/St. Louis, Missouri) and Sophia Chamberlain (JR/Bakersfield, CA) across the plate for their 6-0 win.
Sophia Chamberlain pitched a complete 7.0 innings while striking out 6 and allowing just 3 hits.
GAME TWO: HARRIS-STOWE (12) PRINCIPIA (10)
The second game was a different story for the Hornets as the Panthers racked up 10 runs in the 8 inning game.
Harris-Stowe's lead was threatened in the bottom 4th when Principia plated two runs to cut their deficit to 3-2. The Panthers would score another run in the bottom of the 6th to tie the game at 3-3.
In the top of the 7th inning, Harris-Stowe flexed their bats to score four runs and take a 7-3 lead.
Principia answered right back with four runs of their own to tie the game back up at 7-7.
With the wins, Harris-Stowe moves to 6-13 overall. They will be back in action when they travel to Missouri Baptist University for a DH on Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 12 p.m.
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