(London, Ontario) – The Fanshawe Falcons Softball team (4-12) hosted the Humber Hawks (10-4) on Saturday night. The Falcons fell in both games by scores of 11-5 and 15-0.
Humber scored three runs in the second inning to start the scoring in game one. Fanshawe's MacKenzie Kelly (Oil Springs, ON) hit a single in the bottom of the second and advanced to third base on a wild pitch. Ali Bergman (Embro, ON) then hit an RBI single to score Kelly to cut the lead to 3-1. In the third inning, Samantha Fuller (Ingersoll, ON) and Amber Preszcator (Hensall, ON) hit back-to-back singles. Kelly then stepped to the plate and hit a huge 2-run double to tie the game 3-3. The Falcons would use that momentum and take the lead in the fourth with a RBI double by Andrea Webster (Wilsonville, ON). The Hawks retook the lead with four runs in the top of the fifth but Preszcator answered with a double to centrefield and advanced on a sacrifice fly by Kelly. Rachel Dotzert (Stratford, ON) would then hit a single to score Preszcator. Unfortunately, Humber would hit an inside-the-park home run and take a 10-5 lead after the sixth inning and go on to win the game 11-5. Bellwood native, Jacey Lochert (2-4) took the loss for the Falcons. Humber's Bree Donaldson (2-0) was the winning pitcher.
In game two of the doubleheader, Humber picked up where they left off and defeated Fanshawe 15-0 after four innings. Bergman (1-1) was the losing pitcher for the home team, while Humber's Myranda Pierson (5-1) took the victory.
Fanshawe's Top Performer:
MacKenzie Kelly – 2 for 4, 2 RBIs, 1 Run, 1 BB
Humber's Top Performer:
Aaliyah Davidson – 4 for 8, 6 RBIs, 2 Runs
Fanshawe will travel to Windsor on Tuesday, October 3 to take on the St. Clair Saints (12-4) at 6pm and 8pm.
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