Seasiders split doubleheader with Hawks (Game 2)

Seasiders split doubleheader with Hawks (Game 2)

HAYWARD, Calif. – BYU-Hawaii softball split its final doubleheader against Holy Names, winning the first game 19-8 before dropping a 4-2 decision in the night cap.

Lizabelle Talataina went 4 for 6 at the plate for the Seasiders (4-10, 3-1 PacWest) with three RBI and five runs. Brittany Vasquez added four RBI on 5 for 8 hitting.

Courtney Tarbat led the Hawks (1-8, 1-5 PacWest) to a victory in the second game allowing one earned run in 7.0 innings pitched.

Game Two

  • The Seasiders took an early advantage in the second game. Talataina doubled to left center in the top of the first to bring Captain home, but the Hawks ended the threat with a double play.
  • Holy Names scored a run of their own in the third inning when Courtney Tarbat scored on a throwing error to tie the game.
  • Nicollete Soares gave the Hawks the lead in the fifth inning with a solo shot to left to lead off the inning, but M. Williamson caught Kiana Evans stealing third to end the momentum and help the Seasiders get out of the inning.
  • BYU-Hawaii looked to even the score up as Talataina advanced to third and then took home on a throwing error by Holy Names to make it a 2-2 game in the sixth inning.
  • Danielle Santoro singled through the left side allowing Devi Coglio to score and give the Hawks back the lead. Valentina Fontes scored from third on the next play after Santoro drew a pickle between first and second to give the Holy Names the 4-2 lead and the Hawks stranded runners at first and second in the seventh to seal the victory.

The Seasiders return to the diamond Thursday to take on Notre Dame de Namur in a doubleheader beginning at noon PST. Live stats will be available online.

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