Vixens Sweep Owls in Doubleheader

Vixens Sweep Owls in Doubleheader

SWEET BRIAR, Va, -- The Sweet Briar softball team swept Maine-Presque Isle, 8-3 and 7-1, in a non-conference doubleheader Wednesday afternoon at Vixen Softball Field, in Sweet Briar, Virginia.

The Vixens improve to 4-16 overall, while the Owls fall to 3-9 overall.

In game one, the Vixens would take a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the second. With runners on second and third, Tosha Brown would tally 2 RBIs, scoring Kayla Dooms and Hollie Halford.

The Vixens tallied three more runs in the second inning, as Molly Langford, Halford and Tessa Crawford would cross the plate for SBC to take a 5-1 lead.

The Owls would pull within two runs as Shannon Brown and Sara Packard would score to make it 5-3.  The Vixens would close out game one with three more runs to make it the final 8-3. 

Cynthia Schuh got the victory in the circle for Sweet Briar striking out four batters and only allowing three hits.

In game two, Sweet Briar took a 5-1 lead, as Dooms recorded her first homer, of the season, bringing Crawford home in the bottom of the third inning. The Vixens tallied two more runs in the bottom of the fourth to take the 7-1 victory. 

Molly Langford would record the victory for the Vixens, facing 29 batters and only allowed nine hits.

The Vixens will travel to Guilford for an ODAC doubleheader Saturday, April, 4, 2015. First pitch is set to be thrown at 1:00 p.m.