Softball: Panthers sweep Covenant 5-3 and 6-3 to even season record
LaGrange ran its winning streak to four games as the Panthers swept Covenant on Saturday at the LaGrange College Softball Complex. The Panthers (4-4) won the first game 5-3, then finished the sweep with a 6-3 game two win.
Kristen Woodard (1-1) threw a complete game in the first game. Woodard gave up two earned runs, four hits, walked one and struck out two.
Covenant (4-2) took a 2-0 lead in the first game. The Panthers came back with three runs in the third inning to go up 3-2. Abernathy's two-run single capped the inning.
The Lady Scots tied the game 3-3 with a run in the sixth inning. The Panthers answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning. Ison's double drove in Kayla Grizzle with the go-ahead run. Megan Wing drove in an insurance run with a two-out hit up the middle.
The Panthers led 2-1 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning of the second game. They scored four runs in the inning, all with two outs, to make it 6-1. Hannah Patterson started the rally with a single and later scored on a wild pitch.
Brumbelow started and went three innings of the second game, giving up an unearned run. Folds (1-0) gave up two unearned runs in two innings to get the win. Lacee Landrum allowed a hit in two innings to get her first save of the year.
The Panthers play at Spelman next Friday, before hosting Rust on Saturday.