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Softball splits Webster doubleheader

Softball splits Webster doubleheader

GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The softball team opened their 2018 SLIAC schedule with a loss followed by a win against Webster on Wednesday.  Greenville fell 11-9 in game one and won game two 9-8.

The Panthers jumped ahead 5-0 in game one before allowing Webster to place 11 runs on the scoreboard in the fourth inning in the game one loss.  Greenville came back to tighten teh scored to 11-9, but they would not regain the lead.

Beth Mersinger was 1-for-3 in game one with a run scored and three RBI.  Amanda Atteberry posted three hits.

Caitie Opp was unable to retire a batter in the Webster 11-run frame before Cayla Speaks had to reenter the game.  Speaks ended up pitching all seven innings.

Game two saw Greenville receive a two run home run from Kate Jolliff Rosado with two outs in the bottom of the sixth for the 9-8 win.

Atteberry was 1-for-2 with a run, a triple, and two RBI.

Pitcher Maegen Stone received the win with two innings of relief.

The Panthers (3-11) travel to MacMurray next Wednesday for a doubleheader.