2/16/2024 | 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 16 (Fri) / 1:30 p.m.
ATLANTA – Georgia Tech belted walk-off dwelling runs in each ends of a doubleheader in opposition to the Longwood softball group, closing the Buzz Basic with a 9-1, 10-2 sweep at Mewborn Area Sunday.
The Yellow Jackets gained in six and 5 innings, respectively, benefiting from a seven-run third inning within the first sport and a four-run fourth body within the second. Georgia Tech, which improved to 3-3 on the season, blasted seven homers on the day, together with two by Madison Dobbins (3-for-3, 5 RBIs, three runs scored) within the second contest.
For Longwood (1-5), Lauren Taylor, Korynna Anderson and Maggie Hiatt collected hits within the first sport, whereas Lauren Fox was 1-for-2 on the high of the lineup, incomes a stroll and scoring twice within the second sport.
The Lancers scored first in each video games. Hiatt beat out a bunt for a single that plated pinch runner Mary Zepeda, who entered for Sophia Knock when Knock reached on an error in left subject.
Zepeda moved to second on a handed ball and scampered dwelling on a second misplay within the inning, this one at first base.
Georgia Tech obtained to Longwood starter Maggie Chapin (1-2) and reliever Er’ron Burton within the third, because the Yellow Jackets despatched 12 to the plate and acquired a two-run homer to proper subject from Ella Edgmon and a solo shot to left heart by Allen, igniting the rally.
Grace Connelly added a sacrifice fly within the fourth, pushing the result in 8-1 earlier than Mallorie Black led off of backside of the sixth, depositing the primary pitch she noticed over the fence in left subject.
Chapin absorbed the loss within the circle for the Lancers, surrendering 5 earned runs on three hits and two walks over 2 2/3 innings. She struck out one earlier than giving method to Burton, who surrendered two earned on 4 hits and 4 hits. Sophia Voyles (1-1) went 5 1/3 to earn the game-one win, placing out 4 and strolling one.
Fox and Taylor reached to start sport two – Fox with a single to left and Taylor on a throwing error behind the plate. Georgia Tech right-hander Blake Neleman fanned the subsequent two hitters, however Emily Vinson singled to heart to chase Fox in from second for the lead.
Dobbins knotted the sport, 1-1, with a one-out solo homer to heart off lefty Cierra Gawryluk. The Yellow Jackets took the lead with single runs within the second and third innings. Dobbins broke the sport open within the fourth, driving a 0-1 providing from Burton out to left for a grand slam and 7-1 lead.
The Lancers clawed one again within the high of the fifth. With Kayley DeVivi and Fox on first and third, respectively, Knock singled on a bunt, shifting to second on an error at third base. Fox scored on the play, slicing the deficit to 7-2.
Again-to-back homers, to left subject, nonetheless, from Reese Hunter (two-run shot) and Gracyn Tucker (solo blast) put the sport away.
Gawryluk (0-1) allowed two runs and 4 hits in two innings. Neleman (1-1) claimed the win for Georgia Tech, placing out eight over 4 innings.
Longwood is again in motion Friday at East Carolina’s Pirate Conflict to tackle Marshall at 1:30 p.m.