Glenville, W.Va. – The Lady Pioneer softball team dropped a double header at home on Sunday afternoon to MEC foe West Virginia State University Yellow Jackets.
In the first game the Yellow Jackets would take a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning. The Lady Pioneers would later then tie the game up at 1-1 heading into the sixth inning.
West Virginia State would add another run in the top of the seventh as they took a 2-1. Glenville State would have one last chance to tie the game or take the lead but they could not get their bats going as they fell to the Yellow Jackets, 2-1.
Casey Sheaffer went 1 for 3 with an RBI for the Lady Pioneers while Charity Ramsey went 1 for 3 and scored a run.
Sam Weaver pitched the entire game as she allowed six hits, two runs, and struck out four batters.
In the second game of the double header Glenville State would get going early as Mackenzie Smith hit a two run homerun in the bottom of the first inning as the Lady Pioneers took a 2-0 lead. Glenville State would hold that lead all the way until the top of the fourth inning as West Virginia State tied it up 2-2.
West Virginia State would then take the lead in the top of the fifth inning as they scored five runs to take a 7-2 lead. The Yellow Jackets would add another run in the sixth inning as the Lady Pioneers would fall to the Yellow Jackets, 8-2.
Glenville State allowed 13 hits in the game and committed four errors in the game.
Mackenzie Smith led Glenville State as she went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and scored a run while MaKenzie Edmonds went 1 for 3 and scored a run. Also for the Lady Pioneers Bailey Rabel, Erica Damone, and Charity Ramsey all had hits in the game.
Miranda Cropp pitched 4.0 innings allowing seven hits, three runs, and walked one batter.
Glenville State returns to the diamond on Wednesday, March 25th when they host West Virginia Wesleyan at home. Game time is set for 3:00 p.m.