Seasiders split doubleheader with Clan (Game 1)

Meghan Wantz and Sarah Captain cross the plate off Lizabelle Talataina's single in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Meghan Wantz and Sarah Captain cross the plate off Lizabelle Talataina's single in the bottom of the seventh inning.

LAIE, Hawaii – BYU-Hawaii softball split a doubleheader with Simon Fraser, losing the first game 5-4 before winning the second 5-4 Monday at the BYU-Hawaii softball field.

Sarah Captain went 3 for 7 to finish with three runs and one RBI on the day. Freshman Alanna Anderson added two runs and three RBI for the Seasiders (1-5). Lizabelle Talataina and Meghan Wantz each contributed two RBI. Wantz (1-2) also earned the win in the second game allowing three earned runs over nine innings.

Taylor Lundrigan led the Clan (3-1) as she went 5 for 8 to record two runs and two RBI. Tori Belton (2-1) earned a victory in the first game striking out four over six innings pitched and Alia Stachoski came in for the save in the bottom of the seventh.

Game one

  • Roxane Dennis started the Seasiders off with a single to the shortstop followed by Alexa Barrett's single through the left side. They each advanced on Makaela Williamson's bunt single before Wantz singled to left center to bring them in and give BYU-Hawaii a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second.
  • With runners on second and third, a throwing error to home allowed the Clan to score their first two runs before Lundrigan singled to center field to bring home another in the top of the third.
  • Simon Fraser's first batter of the sixth was hit by a pitch and scored on a throwing error to extend their lead to 4-2.
  • Lundrigan doubled to center field and advanced on a sacrifice bunt before making it home on a throwing error in the top of the seventh to make it 5-2 for Simon Fraser.
  • A single and a walk put two runners on for the Seasiders in the bottom of the seventh and Talataina singled to bring them in, but they were unable to finish the rally and tie the game.

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