Softball sweeps William Peace in first two games
February 12, 2013
Raleigh, NC-The Salem College softball team kicked off their season with 2 wins during a road sweep of William Peace University in non-conference play. Allie Watkins and Lexi Perez each had 3 hits for the Spirits on the day. Salem improves to 2-0, while WPU falls to 0-3-1.
The Spirits cruised in the first game, 9-1, and won a 5-inning game in the 2nd by the score of 2-1. Watkins pitched both games for the Spirits and allowed 13 hits and 2 runs in 11 innings pitched.
Kierston Garner had 2 doubles today, while Kristi Morton and Watkins each had 1. The Spirits scored their most runs in the top of the 4th of the 1st game as they opened up a 7-1 lead. The 2nd game was a pitchers duel and the Spirits scored both of their runs in the top of the 3rd. Perez added 3 runs batted in today.
The Spirits return to action on Saturday when they host North Carolina Wesleyan in a doubleheader starting at 1:00.