The Shippensburg University women’s softball team played a double header on Wednesday afternoon against Frostburg State.
In the first game, both teams’ bats were coming alive as they collectively scored 23 runs.
The Raiders scored five runs in the first inning, and junior Morgan Lindsay hit a three-run home run to left field to give the Raiders a three-run lead. Two more Raiders scored in the inning, and the Raiders held a 5-0 lead after the first inning.
In the top of the second, the Bobcats scored three runs in the inning and brought the game to 5-3.
In the bottom of the second, Lindsay hit her second home run of the game, bringing two runners in with it and extending the Raiders’ lead to 9-2.
In the third inning, the Bobcats scored seven runs and tied the game at 9-9. In the Raiders’ half of the third inning, Hannah Marsteller hit a double to center field, and one runner scored.
The Raiders broke the tie when they scored three more runs in the third inning and built a 13-9 lead at the end of the third inning.
The Bobcats scored in the fourth inning, but were unable to get any more runs after that. The Raiders won the first game, 13-10.
In the second game, the Bobcats scored five runs in the first five innings. The Raiders scored two runs in the fourth to cut into the lead. It was not enough, and the Raiders dropped the second game of Wednesday’s double header 7-3.
The Raiders travel to Lock Haven University on Tuesday for a doubleheader against the Bald Eagles.
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