AUBURNDALE, FL – Two more opponents were on the schedule for the Wayne State College softball team during their National Training Center (NTC) Spring trip.
From Auburndale, Florida, WSC competed against Cedarville (OH) and Shippensburg (PA) on Thursday.
WSC suffered a 9-1 loss in five innings to Cedarville and gave up 14 runs in the seventh to Shippensburg falling 17-2. Wayne State College is now on a two-game losing streak and are 3-16 on the season dropping to 1-5 in Florida.
During the game against Cedarville, the Yellow Jackets jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning before Wayne State scored their lone run of the game in the top of the third. Cedarville then added two runs in the fourth and three more in the fifth to win 9-1 in four innings. Cedarville outhit WSC, 9-4 and had no errors compared to five from the Wildcats.
Kortney Buresh singled and scored as Jenna Etmans accounted for the RBI. Riley Holmberg, Alle Perea and Natalie Arbizu all singled.
Hadley Chvatal (2-9) suffered the loss in an inning and a third allowing seven runs (two earned) off five hits while striking out two batters, walking one and hitting two. Sami Felt worked three innings allowing two earned runs off four hits while striking out one batter.
From the outing with Shippensburg, WSC scored two runs in the home half of the first inning and after a scoreless inning, Shippensburg answered with two runs. The Raiders then took the lead in the top of the sixth with a run before pouring in 14 more runs in the top of the seventh to win 17-2. Shippensburg finished with 17 hits and one errors while Wayne State College recorded eight hits and had two errors.
Jenna Etmans posted a two-run homerun; Kim Vidlak singled, doubled and scored while Kamryn Sparks singled twice. Lauren Laudick, Paiton Tornberg and Riley Holmberg all singled.
Callie Carraher suffered the loss (1-2) in six innings allowing three runs (one earned) off six hits while striking out four batters and walking one. Grace Lucka did not record an out allowing five earned runs off three hits while walking two batters. Felt came in for a third of an inning allowing seven runs (six earned) off five hits while hitting one batter. Chvatal worked two-thirds of an inning allowing two earned runs off three hits while striking out and walking one batter each.
The Wayne State College softball team will conclude their NTC Spring games with Indiana (PA) and Ferris State (MI) on Friday, March 11.