Lady Warriors Split with OPSU
April 23, 2014
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – In their last home contests of the season the Bacone Lady Warriors split with Panhandle State on Wednesday, April 23.
The Lady Warriors scored twice in the first inning when Kelli Costello came home on an RBI single by Tarah Moutray and Aleia Murphy scored off a wild pitch.
The Aggies turned the tide and moved back in front 5-2 through four innings; Bacone trimmed the lead to 5-2 off a solo homerun from Moutray in the bottom of the fifth.
Panhandle State tacked on three runs in the sixth and eventually defeated the Lady Warriors 8-3.
Moutray finished three-for-three with one homerun with two RBIs.
Lucy Walter was charged with the loss after allowing five runs on eight hits in 2 2/3 innings; Natisha Nakai tossed 4 1/3 innings in relief, allowing three runs in six hits.
In the finale the Lady Warriors entered the bottom of the seventh tied 2-2 when Costello reached base on an infield single.
After two outs and a walk to Moutray, Kelsey Lamb came to the plate with two runners on and connected on an RBI single to centerfield that scored the game-winning run by Costello.
Bacone improved to 21-25 overall with the 3-2 victory over Panhandle State.
Lamb went one-for-one with one RBI and Moutray finished one-for-two with one homerun.
Collins picked up her 10th win of the season after tossing a complete game; the freshman allowed two runs on eight hits.
The Lady Warriors (21-25, 10-6) wraps up the regular season with a four-game series at Our Lady of the Lake beginning on Friday, April 25; Bacone is slated for a doubleheader to begin at 1 p.m.