Penguins slide by Seasiders (Game 2)

Penguins slide by Seasiders (Game 2)

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – BYU-Hawaii softball fell to Dominican 3-2 in extra innings before a 4-0 loss in the second game of a doubleheader Friday at Penguin Field.

Makaela Williamson went 2 for 5 with a double, an RBI and a run to lead the Seasiders (6-12, 5-3 PacWest). Meghan Wantz (4-5) was strong in the circle in the first game, allowing six hits with only one walk and three earned runs in 8.1 innings pitched.

Katelyn Harden led the Penguins (4-8, 3-1 PacWest) with two wins in the circle to move to 4-1 on the year. She pitched a complete game shutout with nine strikeouts in the night cap.

Game two

  • Cavender doubled to left center in the bottom of the first inning and scored on a fielding error to give the Penguins the 1-0 lead.
  • Anderson singled up the middle and stole second to lead off the second inning, but Harden held her there with two strikeouts and a fly out to end the frame.
  • Schumacher and Cavender tripled in back-to-back at bats in the third inning to add a run to Dominicans lead. Harden singled to bring in Cavender and scored on an error two batters later to make it 4-0 after three innings.
  • Williamson singled in the top of the sixth, but was caught at the plate after Barrett doubled through the left side in the next at bat.

BYU-Hawaii finishes its road trip Saturday at Academy of Art in a doubleheader beginning at 10 a.m. PST at Mission Blue Field. Live stats and video will be available online.

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