April 19, 2008

Anderson Defeats LMC in Conference Carolinas Tournament

Simpsonville, S.C.--The Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats fell 8-2 to Anderson University in the Conference Carolinas Women's Softball Championship Tournament Saturday morning in Simpsonville, S.C. With the loss the Lady Bobcats were eliminated from the tournament finishing their season 21-23.

Anderson's Samantha Moorehead pitched the majority of the game for the Trojans allowing only two runs scored. Katie Van Gieson pitched the final inning of the game for the Trojans. On the offensive side for the Lady Trojans, Meredith Knox hit 4-4 with two singles, a double, and a home-run earning her two RBIs and three runs scored. Kayla Thrasher also batted well for Anderson, going 2-4 with a double and a home-run for two runs scored.

Lees McRae's Magen West (Whitney, Tex.) pitched four innings with two strike-outs and three runs scored. Amanda Dodson (Walnut Cove, N.C.), who took over in the fifth inning, struck two batters out and allowed five runs. Paula Fryer (Clinton, N.C.) hit well for the Bobcats going 2-3 with two singles and one run scored.

Pictured: Paula Fryar