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Redwoods softball sweep home doubleheader

  • 21 April 2018
  • Author: Brown, Bob
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By The Times-Standard

The College of the Redwoods women ended a 12-game losing streak in dramatic fashion on Friday, when Pheobe Marsh drove in the go-ahead score in the bottom of the eigth inning for a 7-6 softball win over Siskiyous.

The Corsairs made it a clean sweep for the day in game two of the doubleheader, with pitcher Ashley Stockwell holding the visitors to just two hits in a 5-1 victory.

With the two wins, CR improved to 4-14 in the Golden Valley Conference and moved 5th in the GVC standings, one win ahead of Siskiyous, which dropped to 3-15.

In game one, the Corsairs struck early, scoring three times in the second inning and opening up a 6-1 lead after three.

But the visitors battled back, tying the game with three runs in the top of the seventh before Marsh keyed the late extra inning dramatics.

Pitcher Megan Cullinane struck out six for the win, while at the plate Madison Acres finished 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI, and Cullinane was 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs.

Marsh finished 2-for-4.

In game two, each team held the other to just two hits, with Acres finishing 1-for-1 with three RBIs and Cullinane 1-for-1 with an RBI in the 5-1 victory.

The Corsairs, who improved to 7-24 on the season, will host Lassen in a doubleheader today at 12:00 noon in their season finale.

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