Thursday afternoon at Southeastern Illinois College the Wabash Valley College Lady Warriors took two games from the Lady Falcons. The Lady Warriors won game one 6 to 3 and took the second game 17 to 5 in five innings. That improves Wabash Valley record to 36-6 and is now 22-3 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference while Southeastern falls to 15 and 20 and 10-16 in the GRAC. Jade Montgomery would pick up her 14th win of the season and has two losses. She would go 5 1/3 innings with Hannah Shirley finishing up the game. That is Shirley first save of the season. The Lady Warriors would jump out with three runs in both the first and second innings. In the first Allyssa Davis would lead off with a single and then steal both second and third base. Lacey Wilzbacher would hit a SAC fly to scored Davis. David would follow with a home run over the left center field fence. Megan Eder would draw a walk and move to second on a wild pitch. Mallory Rutz would then single up the middle putting runners at the corners. Montgomery would hit a SAC fly that would score Eder.
With one out in the second inning Davis would single and steal second and then score on an RBI single by Wilzbacher. Wilzbacher would steal second and with two out Eder would get a single scoring Wilzbacher. Rutz would then step in and get a double and that would plate Eder all the way from first. In this game Wilzbacher and Rutz would both go 2 for 3. Four Lady Warriors were 2 for 4
Davis, David, Eder and Taylor Miles.
The Lady Warriors exploded early and often in game two. They would score eight runs in the first inning and then add six more in the second. In the first inning Davis would lead off with a walk and then steal second. Wilzbacher would walk and both runners would move up on a wild pitch. David then would hit her second home run of the day over the left field fence scoring three runs. Rutz would then double and then come around to score on a single up the middle by Taylor Miles. Makenzie Duncan would follow with a single that put runners at the corners. Jamie Lenn would get an RBI single and later Duncan would score on a wild pitch which allowed Lenn to go to second. Destinee Miles would get a walk as did Davis. Lenn would score on a hard hit ball on the infield that could not be handled allowing Lenn to score. D. Miles would score the last run on a fielder's choice.
In the second inning the Lady Warriors would score six runs on four hits and three walks. The key hit was a double by D. Miles that rolled all the way to the outfield wall. WVC would get doubles from Rutz and D. Miles in the game while David would have a triple and home run. On the season David has 16 home runs. David was 3 for 5, T. Miles was 3 for 4 and Rutz was 2 for 3 in the game.
Eder was the winning pitcher going five innings allowing 11 hits, five runs and she had six strikeouts and no walks. She is now 12 -3 on the season.