Seasiders fall to Clan (Game 1)

Lizabelle Talataina sends a ball over the left field wall against Simon Fraser for her second home run of the year.
Lizabelle Talataina sends a ball over the left field wall against Simon Fraser for her second home run of the year.

LAIE, Hawaii – BYU-Hawaii softball fell 10-4 and 8-1 to Simon Fraser in a doubleheader Friday at the BYU-Hawaii softball field.

Alanna Anderson went 3 for 7 on the day with a run and an RBI to increase her hitting streak to four games to open her freshman season. Lizabelle Talataina added her second home run of the season after going 2 for 5 with four RBI and reaching base in both games. Sarah Captain went 3 for 4 at the plate with four walks and three runs scored for the Seasiders (0-4).

Taylor Lundrigan hit .750 for the Clan (2-0) with four RBI a double and a home run in the doubleheader. Tori Belton (1-0) and Alia Stachoski (1-0) earned victories from the circle combing to allow four earned runs on the day.

Game one

  • Captain got BYU-Hawaii off to a good start with a leadoff walk and advanced to second on Anderson's sacrifice bunt. Talataina then brought her home with a single to shallow center field.
  • The Clan responded in the top of the second with three straight singles. After a fielder's choice, Victoria Saunders doubled to center to bring home two and a slow ground ball to first allowed Amanda Janes to score from third on the next at bat to make it 3-1 in favor of Simon Fraser.
  • Lundrigan hit a 2-run homer in the top of the third to extend the lead to 5-1.
  • Talataina answered in the bottom of the frame with a 3-run shot to left field after Captain and Anderson each reached safely to start the inning.
  • The Clan would not let the Seasiders any closer adding to their lead in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings on their way to the 10-4 victory.