@CentreCSoftball Routs Berea, Falls to Scots in Maryville Invite

@CentreCSoftball Routs Berea, Falls to Scots in Maryville Invite

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre softball team exploded for 21 runs in a 21-0 triumph over Berea on Sunday morning before dropping a 10-0 decision to Maryville (Tenn.) in the final game of the 2017 Maryville Invitational at the Maryville College Softball Complex.

The Colonels finish the weekend at 2-2, while the Mountaineers drop to 0-4 and the Saints improve to 7-1.

Centre opens Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play next weekend traveling to sixth-ranked Berry (8-0) on Saturday, Feb. 25. The Vikings are coming off back-to-back sweeps of top-10 opponents in No. 7 Texas Lutheran and No. 4 Emory.

Game One: Centre 21, Berea 0 (5 innings)
Centre picked up its second win in as many days over Berea paced by 15 base hits in the ball game.
Junior center fielder Madison DeBord (Danville, Ky.) went 2-for-2 at the plate with a two-run home
run, finishing with three RBI, three runs scored and a walk for the Colonels.
Senior designated player Jessika Young (Leitchfield, Ky.) posted a 3-for-3 showing in the contest and was a home run shy of the cycle. She hit a triple and a double to go with a team-high four RBI, four runs scored and a walk.
Freshman left fielder RileyAnne Sharpe (Huntsville, Ala.) had a bases-clearing triple in the game, while freshman shortstop Mary Carter Downing (Lexington, Ky.) was 2-for-2 with two RBI, three runs scored and a walk.
Freshman third baseman Sarah Aubuchon (Lebanon, Tenn.) went 1-for-1 at the dish with two RBI, three runs and a pair of walks, and junior second baseman Ellen Stephens (Louisville, Ky.) also had a multi-hit game for Centre, going 2-for-5 with one RBI and a couple of runs scored.
Sophomore pitcher Torey Hawkins (Frankfort, Ky.) picked up her first career shutout win in the circle for the Colonels, tossing all five innings and limiting Berea to three hits.

Game Two: Maryville (Tenn.) 10, Centre 0

Junior pitcher Erika Brewer (Frenchburg, Ky.) held the Scots' offense hitless through the first four innings of action, until the hosts plated three runs in the fifth frame sparked by a two-run home run by Aly Snider. Maryville would break the game open with a seven-run sixth inning.

Freshman catcher Charlotte Mabbs (Olivette, Mo.) went 1-for-3 with a double for the Colonels.