TIGERVILLE, S.C.- The Converse Softball team put up a strong effort against North Greenville in Conference Carolinas action on Wednesday afternoon, but ultimately fell 5-0 and 7-0.
FINAL | Converse 5, North Greenville 0 | Converse 0, North Greenville 7
LOCATION | Tigerville, S.C. (Jan McDonald Field)
RECORDS | Converse 4-20 (2-8), North Greenville 23-15 (9-3)
INSIDE THE BOXSCORES
Courtney Walls took the loss in game one pitching 5.2 innings allowing four runs (three earned) off six hits.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Game One: Converse 0, North Greenville 5
Tristan Harvey started the contest with a walk. Ashton Coker switched places with Harvey after a fielder's choice. Anna Bennett doubled to center field to put runners in scoring position with two outs. A groundout ended the rally.
NGU cracked the scoreboard in the bottom of the second with two runs off a hit and a Converse miscue.
Converse had a chance to get a run back in the top of the third. Tristan Harvey reached on an infield single followed by Elizabeth Aguilar with a base hit to left field. The Valkyries loaded the bases on a fielder's choice with one out. A strikeout and a popup ended the rally.
Brett Harvey picked up a hit in the top of the sixth inning but was left stranded.
North Greenville scored three more runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the contest 5-0.
Game Two: Converse 0, North Greenville 7
Brett Harvey broke up the no-hit bid in the top of the third on a single to right field.
NGU scratched across the first run of the contest in the bottom of the third on a double to center.
The Crusaders put a cushion between them and the Valkyries in the bottom of the fourth scoring three runs in the inning to lead 4-0.
NGU added three more runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the contest 7-0.
Converse returns home for the first time in a month on April 1 in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader against Barton. First pitch is at 2pm.