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Williams Softball Squad Improves to 12-2

2/27/2012

The 18th ranked team in NAIA, kept their winning ways in the Central Baptist College Tournament this past weekend.  The Lady Eagles from Williams Baptist College returned from Conway with four wins and zero losses

The weekend began against Indiana Technical College.  The Lady Eagles waltzed to a 12-1 victory.  

Karisa Hendrix pitched a complete game going six innings allowing two hits and one run.  Offensively, Williams was led by Chelsea Sanders who went two for four from the plate with a homerun and double.  She had seven runs batted in for the game.  

WBC massed eleven hits for the contest.  They scored four runs in the first and eight runs in the sixth.

Next, Williams picked up a solid win over the Cardinals of William Jewell College.  The final score was 3-1 in favor of WBC.  

Freshmen pitcher Shelby Anderson was credited with the win and complete game.  She pitched seven innings, allowing five hits and one run.  The Eagles collected seven hits in the ballgame.

All three runs came in the third inning for WBC.  Hallie Horton had two RBI’s on a double, and Laura Tucker picked up an RBI single to lead the team to victory.

In the third game of the tournament, Williams beat old American Midwest Conference foe McKendree University 7-4.

A combined pitching effort from Hendrix and Anderson gave the Lady Eagles the win.  Hendrix was credited with the “W”, while Anderson picked up the save.  They combined to go seven innings, giving up seven hits and four runs.  

Sanders was once again, WBC’s offensive star.  She went four for four from the plate with another homerun.  She added four runs batted in to her total for the weekend.  

The Eagles totaled 14 hits for the contest.

WBC ran away with the final game of the tournament.  The game was played against Southwestern Christian College of Oklahoma.  

The Lady Eagles won 21-0.  It was their highest scoring game of the season.  They totaled 20 hits for the contest.

Hendrix pitched a five inning complete game shutout.  She only allowed two hits in the contest. Kacey Rasnic led Williams from the plate with two doubles and a single.  She scored two runs, while driving in two.  

The four wins over the weekend brought the Lady Eagles record to 12 wins and two losses.

WBC will travel to Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday, March 3 for a doubleheader.  Following that, they will open AMC play when they travel to Missouri Baptist College on March 6.  

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