MANKATO, MN – A pair of road NSIC softball games for Wayne State College were played indoors Saturday late afternoon into the evening against one Minnesota school.
From the Maverick All Sports Dome in Mankato, Minnesota, WSC competed against Concordia-St. Paul to open the weekend.
Concordia-St. Paul defeated WSC, 4-1 in the opening game and won game two, 3-0. CSP improved to 19-4-1 (2-2 NISC) while the Wildcats fell to 3-22 (0-4 NSIC) at the time of the Saturday doubleheader.
During the first game, Concordia-St. Paul did most of their damage in the third with a three-run inning and added one more run in the fourth to lead 4-0. WSC scored their lone run in the top of the sixth but fell 4-1. CSP outhit WSC, 6-4 as the Golden Bears committed two errors compared to none from WSC.
Paiton Tornberg singled and drove in run while Jenna Etmans singled and scored for WSC. Other singles came from Kortney Buresh and Alle Perea.
Hadley Chvatal (2-12) suffered the loss in three innings allowing three earned runs off four hits while striking out three batters and walking another three. Sami Felt worked three innings allowing an earned run off two hits while striking out and walking one batter each.
In the second outing, CSP scored twice in the fourth and once in the sixth to win 3-0. The Golden Bears outhit WSC, 5-4 as neither team committed an error.
Madison Gomez singled twice while Kim Vidlak and Jenna Etmans both singled once for WSC.
Callie Carraher (1-3) suffered the loss in four innings allowing two earned runs off four hits while striking out and walking three batters each as well as hitting one. Felt worked two innings allowing an earned run off one hit.
The Wayne State College softball team will next face #15 Minnesota State-Mankato on Sunday, April 3 at 10:30 a.m./12:30 p.m. from the Maverick All Sports Dome.