March 2, 2010
Softball Takes Bite Out of Bulldogs
WILSON, NC -- Catawba swept a softball doubleheader with host Barton on Monday afternoon at Gillette Park. The Catawba Indians took the wins by scores of 15-2 and 10-5. The Lady Indians improve to 9-7, while the Bulldogs fall to 3-8.
Catawba rolled to the win in the opener. The Lady Indians led 7-0 after three innings then added eight runs in the seventh. Carly Sabat (Warren, OH/Howland HS) collected four hits, while Khourtni Hester (Waldorf, MD/McDonough HS) and Mollie Kovalcin (Latrobe, PA/Greater Latrobe HS) had homers in the big seventh.
The Lady Indians rallied for the game two win. Trailing 5-1 after four, Kathryn Geouge (Canton, NC/Pisgah HS), Sabat and Allie Marshall (Pleasant Garden, NC/SW Guilford HS) opened the fifth with consecutive doubles. Sabat singled home the tying run in the sixth and Marshall doubled her home to give Catawba the lead. Tara Gibbs (Waynesville, NC/Tuscola HS) followed with a two-run homer.
Sabat added three more hits in the win. Marshall had two hits and two RBI in the nightcap.
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