February 26, 2012
Softball Finishes of Catawba Invitational With Win Over West Chester
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba completed play at the Catawba Invitational Softball Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Salisbury Community Park with a 4-1 victory over West Chester. The Catawba Indians improve to 12-5, while the Golden Rams fall to 5-3.
Freshman Selena Ashley (Walkertown, NC/E. Forsyth HS) improved to 2-0 as she limited West Chester to just a single run off seven hits. She walked two and struck out six.
Catawba took the lead in the first on a sacrifice fly by Brittany Murray (Asheboro, NC/E. Randolph HS) and added another in the third inning on a two-out single by Alli Justice (Bishopville, MD/Decatur HS). West Chester got a run back in the fourth, but the Lady Indians scored twice in their half of the fourth for the 4-1 lead.
Jessica Norris’ single had cut the Catawba lead in half then Murray tripled home a run and Tara Gibbs (Waynesville, NC/Tuscola HS) singled her home for the final margin. Justice finished with two hits as did Amanda Terry (Cordova, NC/Richmond Senior HS). Charlotte Conaway had two hits for the Golden Rams.
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