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Valkyries Softball Drop Twinbill At Anderson

Valkyries Softball Drop Twinbill At Anderson

ANDERSON, S.C.- The Converse Softball team dropped their season opener on the road to Anderson in non-conference doubleheader on Saturday afternoon, 8-0(5), and 14-0(5).

THE BASICS

FINAL | Game 1: Converse 0, Anderson 8 (5) | Game 2: Converse 0, Anderson 14 (5)

LOCATION | Anderson, S.C. 

RECORDS | Converse 0-2, Anderson 6-0

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

Converse picked up four hits in the twinbill.  Tristan Harvey, Elizabeth Augilar, Ashton Coker, and Bri Putnam recorded one hit apiece.

HOW IT HAPPENED

Game One:

The Valkyries started off the contest with a walk by Marissa Steadman.  Steadman advanced to second on a wild pitch.  Tristan Harvey would advance Steadman to third where she was stranded.

In the bottom half of the first, Anderson picked up two runs off three hits.  The Trojans added two more runs in the bottom of the second on a home run.

Converse started a rally in the top of the third inning after Tristan Harvey walked.  Elizabeth Aguilar singled to center.  Harvey and Aguilar pulled off the double steal to put runners in scoring position with one out.  The Valkyries were unable to plate any runs after back-to-back strikeouts.

Ashton Coker and Bri Putnam recorded hits in the top of the fourth but once again unable to plate a run.

Anderson posted four more runs in the bottom of the fifth for the 8-0 run-rule victory.

Game Two:

Tristan Harvey reached on an infield single for the lone hit of the contest for the Valkyries.

Anderson scored eight runs in the bottom of the first followed by four more in the second.

Kayce Shelton and Ashton Coker reached base for the Valkyries before the Trojans added two runs in the fourth for the 14-0 victory.

UP NEXT

Converse will host nationall ranked Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday, February 15 at Tyger River Park in the Championship Stadium.  First pitch is at 2pm with the nightcap following.