Softball Splits Doubleheader at King


BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Catawba and host King split a softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at the King Softball Field. The Catawba Indians won the opener 10-1, while the Tornado came back for a 7-1 in the nightcap. Catawba is now 19-16 on the year, while King is 24-15.

Catawba jumped on King quickly in game one as the first four Lady Indians singled with Preston Ellenberg driving home a run. Gracie Gibson doubled home two and Leah Huggins followed with a RBI single After Carlee Brawley plate a run with a ground out, Catawba led 5-0 after half an inning.

Catawba added three more runs in the fourth. Back-to-back RBI doubles from Kaylee Cook and Sydney Goertzen got the inning going. King kept the game alive with a run in the fifth, but the Lady Indians added two in the sixth and Ellenberg closed the game with a scoreless sixth.

Ellenberg (5-3) went the distance to earn the win. She gave up six hits, walked none and fanned seven. Goertzen went 4-for-4 and scored three runs. Cook had three hits and scored three times. Ellenberg drove in three.

King got out early in game two. Katelyn Davidson hit a three-run homer in the first and Jenna Burnett had a two-run homer in the third as the Tornado grabbed a 6-0 lead. Catawba avoided the shutout in the seventh. Jordan Dean led off with a single and came around to score on a two-hit hit by Brawley.

Brawley and Dean each had two hits for Catawba in game two. King had just seven hits, but the two long balls provided the difference. Burnett had three hits. Casey Gilbert (10-4) got the win for King.

Catawba is in action again tomorrow at Lees-McRae for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.

Game 1 Box

Game 2 Box

Today's Events

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Invitational - Day 1 (Old South GC),
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede (Wingate Univ.), 8:30Stats
Volleyball vs. WINGATE, 2:00VideoStats
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL, 5:00VideoStats
Football @ UNC Pembroke, 7:00AudioVideoStats
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL, 7:30VideoStats


«September 2019»
September 7

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 1) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 1) 

Cross Country in FLEET FEET INVITE (Salisbury Community Park) W-2nd;M-2nd

Football vs. WEST GEORGIA 9-37

Soccer (W) @ Lynn 4-1

Soccer (M) @ Barton 2-3

September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 2) 

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE, ppd. 7 p.m.

September 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Invitational - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Golf (W) @ Anderson Invitational (Day 1) - (Cobbs Glen GC)

September 10

Golf (M) @ Anderson Invitational - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC) 5th of 10

Golf (W) @ Anderson Invitational (Day 2) - (Cobbs Glen GC) 2nd of 9

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-3

September 11

Soccer (W) @ Francis Marion 2-1

Soccer (M) @ North Greenville 4-0

September 13

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 0-3

September 14

Football @ Winston-Salem State 21-14

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 3-0

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

September 17

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3

September 18

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-4

September 20

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Tournament 12:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-1

September 21

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Invitational - Day 1 (Old South GC) 

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede (Wingate Univ.) 8:30 a.m.

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 5 p.m.

Football @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 7:30 p.m.

September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Invitational - Day 2 (Old South GC)

September 23

Golf (M) @ King Invitational - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 24

Golf (M) @ King Invitational - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

September 25

Soccer (W) @ Columbus State 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

September 27

Tennis (M) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 1)

Volleyball @ UVA-Wise 7 p.m.

September 28

Tennis (M) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 2)

Cross Country @ Hagen Stone Invite (Hagen-Stone Park)

Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 1 p.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 3 p.m.

Football vs. WINGATE 7 p.m.

September 29

Tennis (M) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 3)

Tennis (W) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 3)


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Tennis (W) Team Photo