Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Lady Pioneer softball team dropped a double header at home to the Notre Dame College Falcons on a cold and wet Saturday afternoon at the Sue Morris Sports Complex.
In the first game the Lady Pioneers would see Notre Dame take a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. But the Lady Pioneers would come right back and tie the game up at 1-1 in the bottom of the first as Mackenzie Smith hit a sac fly as Miranda Cropp scored.
However Notre Dame would add another run in the top of the second as a Nicole Spuhler hit a solo homerun as the Falcons took a 2-1 lead.
Glenville State would have a nice second inning as they scored three runs as Sam Weaver hit a two run homerun scoring Chelsey Hager and Miranda Cropp hit a solo homer making it, 4-2.
Notre Dame would add two runs in the top of the fourth inning as they retook the lead, 5-4, off of a two run homerun.
In the bottom of the fourth Glenville State would tie it up again this time knotting it up a 5-5. Notre Dame would get a grand slam in the top of the fifth from Nicole Suphler, her second homer of the game, as the Falcons took a 9-5 lead.
Glenville State would end up falling to the Notre Dame Falcons, 12-6.
The Lady Pioneers finished with six hits and committed three errors while the Falcons had 12 hits and only had one error.
Miranda Cropp went 1 for 3 with and RBI and scored two runs while Sam Waver went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and scored a run. Mackenzie Smith and Casey Sheaffer both had an RBI in the game for Glenville State.
Sam Weaver pitched 4.0 innings allowing 10 hits, nine runs, and struck out two batters.
In the second game of the day Notre Dame would jump out to a 2-0 lead after the first inning.
Notre Dame would then have a huge second inning as they scored seven runs to take a commanding 9-0 lead.
The Falcons would add three runs in the top of the third and five runs in the top of the fifth as they rolled to a 17-0 win over the Lady Pioneers.
Glenville State really struggled hitting the ball as they only record one hit, which came in the bottom of the fifth inning, while Notre Dame finished with 14 hits.
Tia LeMaster recorded the hit for Glenville State.
Miranda Cropp pitched 2.1 innings allowing eight hits, nine runs, and struck out two batters.
The Lady Pioneers return to action Sunday, April 26th when they host Urbana University at 1:00 p.m., it‘s also the final game of the year for Glenville State.