LUBBOCK, Texas - The Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball team fell to Sooner Athletic Conference regular season champion No. 5 Lubbock Christian 9-0 and 10-2 with both games ending in five innings.
Box Score - Game One
Game one was not pretty for the Lady Rangers (20-21, 6-18 SAC) which gave up eight runs in third inning to put the game out of reach. The Lady Rangers fell 9-0.
The big blow was a two-out grand slam off the bat of Maddie Johnson.
Northwestern managed just two hits in the game. Megan Bourdon and Cheyanne Terry collected those hits.
Box Score - Game Two
Northwestern did not fare any better in game two falling 10-2 in five innings.
Lubbock Christian scored 10 times in the first three innings with two in the first, three in the second and five in the third inning.
Northwestern scored its runs in the fourth inning. Terry reached base on an error and Monique Zevada walked to set up runners on first and second.
After Alyssa Taylor popped out for the first out of the inning, Bourdon singled to load the bases. Jasmine Braxton struck out for the second out of the inning before Megan Snyder's single drove home a pair of runs. Jayci Wehrenberg flew out to end the inning.
The Lady Rangers had four hits in the game. Wehrenberg and Kylee Wilson had the other two hits for head coach Cody Hooper's squad.
Northwestern has two remaining games at home against Lubbock Christian and sit 6-18, one game behind Oklahoma Baptist for the final spot in the SAC Tournament. The Lady Bison have two remaining games against USAO.
Sun, April 29, 2012
by Allan Scarabello