CLERMONT, FL. The Pomona-Pitzer Softball ball defeated Mass.-Dartmouth 8-0 and defeated Oberlin 10-3 to cap off their spring trip on Saturday afternoon at Legends 3 Way.
Season Impact: With the wins, the Sagehens improve to 12-5 overall on the year.
Pomona-Pitzer 8, Mass.-Dartmouth 0
The Sagehens were led by Olivia Campion who went a perfect 3-3 with two RBI's and a run scored on the day. Liz Rodarte got the win for the Sagehens as she continued her excellent pitching during the spring with six innings of shutout ball and only gave up one hit in the win with 12 strikeouts.
Pomona-Pitzer got the runs going early in today's game as Rodarte helped out her own cause in the first inning as she doubled in two runners to give the Sagehens the lead. Natalie Ireland extended that lead later in the first as she brought home Rodarte on a sacrifice fly to push the lead to 3-0 heading into the second inning.
The Sagehens added two more in the fourth with an RBI single from Kristen Hong and an RBI double from Campion to push the lead to 5-0 and went on to finish off the Corsairs with three more in the sixth after Makensey Druckman brought home two on a home run to center field and Campion singled home Baleigh McCuskey later in the inning as the Sagehens run-ruled their first opponent of the season.
Pomona-Pitzer 10, Oberlin 3
The Sagehens' bats were on fire in today's game as they totaled 10 runs off of 16 hits. Izzy Deatherage and Natalie Ireland both had three-hit games while Kristen Hong, Campion and Rodarte all had multi-hit games with two each. Alondra Reynosos earned her fifth win of the season as she went six innings of scoreless ball with only three hits surrendered.
The Sagehens got on the board first in the third inning as they plated three runners. Deatherage got the scoring going with an RBI single to left field followed by a sacrifice fly by Druckman and an RBI single by Ireland to take a 3-0 lead.
Pomona-Pitzer blew the game open in the top of the sixth as they notched five runs in the inning. Campion continued her impressive day at the plate with an RBI triple while Deatherage and Rodarte followed with back-to-back RBI doubles to take a 6-0 lead. Druckman and Michelle Calcany Blair capped off the inning with RBI singles to push the lead to 8-0.
Oberlin finally got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the sixth after double brought in two runners and a wild pitch plated another to cut down the Sagehens' lead to 8-3.
Pomona-Pitzer added some insurance runs in the top of the seventh after Rodarte connected for her second RBI double of the day and Deatherage brought home Rodarte on a sacrifice fly to end the day with a 10-3 lead for the Sagehens.
Up Next: The Sagehens will next return home as they take on SCIAC rival CMS in the Sixth Street Rivalry on Saturday, March 24th at 12:00 p.m.