Lady Rangers stifled by Lady Drovers pitching; swept in doubleheader

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Lady Rangers stifled by Lady Drovers pitching; swept in doubleheader

ALVA, Okla. - The Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball team could not figure out the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma pitching staff managing just two hits on the day falling 5-1 and 1-0 on Saturday afternoon.

Game One - Box Score

USAO's Neesha Sorrell dominated the Lady Ranger lineup allowing just one hit and one run while fanning 16 hitters as the Lady Drovers defeated NWOSU 5-1.

Kelsey Ingram's triple was the only hit of the game for NWOSU (10-7, 1-5 Sooner Athletic Conference). Designated player Kylee Wilson's squeeze bunt knocked in Ingram, to make it 3-1.

The Lady Drovers added two insurance runs in the top of the seventh.

Kellie Mason was the tough luck loser in the circle for head coach Cody Hooper's bunch. Mason went five innings giving up just one earned run.

Game Two - Box Score

A two-out single in the third inning off the bat of Lady Drovers third baseman Ashley Mitchell drove in the game's only run as Northwestern fell 1-0.

Northwestern didn't fare any better against USAO starting pitcher Elizabeth Agpalo who gave up just one single to Megan Bourdon.

Mason took another tough loss throwing a complete game, five-hitter while giving up just one earned run. She also fanned five Lady Drovers.

The Lady Rangers will return to action on Monday for a 2 p.m. doubleheader at home against St. Mary's.

* Photo by Lynn Martin Photography *