Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State softball team split a double header with WVIAC Conference foe West Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.
In game one, the Lady Pioneers got their bats going early as they took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Carly Caldon and Morgan Scarpellini both stole home plate.
West Virginia Wesleyan though would pull within one point in the top of the fourth inning as Kaitlyn Carey hit a solo homerun as GSC held a 2-1 lead.
Both teams would go scoreless heading into the seventh inning.
West Virginia Wesleyan would get the tying run on second base but that’s as close as they would get as the Lady Pioneers would hold on and win, 2-1.
Kayleigh Huck went 1 for 3 while Brittany Spencer went 1 for 2 in the game.
Sam Weaver picked up the win as she pitched a complete game giving up 5 hits, 1 run, and struck out 3 batters.
In the second game, both teams struggled early to find offense until the top of the fourth inning when West Virginia Wesleyan took a 1-0 lead after Kaitlyn Carey hit a double scoring Paige Cummings.
West Virginia Wesleyan would end up building a 9-0 lead over GSC as we headed into the bottom of the seventh inning.
But the Lady Pioneers couldn’t find their bats as they fell to West Virginia Wesleyan in game two, 9-0.
Kayleigh Huck went 1 for 3 in the game while Carlee Charton went 1 for 2.
Brittany May pitched 4.2 innings as she allowed 7 hits, 5 runs, and struck out 2 batters.
The Lady Pioneers return to action Monday, April 8th when they travel to West Virginia Tech for a non-conference match-up. Game time is set for 12:00 pm.