The Pirate Softball team won three out of four games this weekend to bring their record to 11-6. They picked up a win over Snead State and took two from Chattanooga State while the only loss came to NJCAA Division II no. 3 ranked Jones County. Continue reading below for individual game details.
Game 1 – PSC 1 Lamar State 0
The Pirates were able to come out on top of a pitcher’s duel in game one versus Lamar State Port Arthur. Sophomore Erika Greek threw a complete game shutout and only gave up two hits while striking out eight. The Pirates got on the board in the 3rd inning when Lia Johnson led off with a single and eventually scored on a single off the bat of Emily Corbitt.
After a slow start the Lady Pirates found themselves trailing by eight points after the 1st quarter, but used an offensive explosion in the 2nd to finally take a lead they never relinquished to Northwest Florida. Ta’Sheanne Armstrong and Nia Johnson provided a spark off the bench to combine for 24 of the Lady Pirates 34 points in the 2nd quarter.
The Pirate softball team traveled to Marianna, Florida for a four game tournament this past weekend. PSC went 1-3 picking up their only win against Snead State. Continue reading below for individual game recaps.
PSC 3 Wallace Hanceville 6
PSC and Wallace both had their opportunities throughout the game, but Wallace was able to capitalize and prevail with a 6-3 win on Friday.
PSC 75 TCC 101
The Lady Pirates and no. 9 TCC found themselves even at 14-14 by the end of the 1st quarter, but then the Eagles exploded offensively and outscored the home team 36-8 in the 2nd quarter to take a commanding lead into halftime. The deficit was too much to overcome and the Lady Pirates fell 101-75 and are now 17-8 overall and 2-7 in Panhandle play.
PSC 62 Gulf Coast 87
The Lady Pirates dropped a tough 87-62 game to the nation’s number one team Gulf Coast on Wednesday. PSC got off to a hot start and held a 21-14 lead after the first quarter before Gulf Coast answered back and took a 40-37 lead into the locker room for halftime.
The Pirates traveled to Raymond, Mississippi on Saturday and handily defeated Hinds Community College 4-0 in the first game and 9-1 in the second game.
PSC 4 Hinds 0
In game one, Erika Greek threw a shutout while giving up only three hits and striking out eight. The Pirates got on the board in the fourth inning when a single from Danielle de Ruiter scored Lani Kaleikini.
The Lady Pirates held strong with the number three nationally ranked team in the country and found themselves in a 12-12 tie at the end of the first quarter. Subsequently Chipola (20-3, 4-3) came alive in the second and reeled off 23 points to just 8 from the Lady Pirates. PSC was able to outscore Chipola in the fourth quarter, but the damage was already done and they fell 82-59.
Pirate softball opened their 2017 campaign at a tournament in Clearwater, Florida this past weekend. It was an overall successful trip for the Pirates as they went 3-2. Continue reading below for individual game recaps.
PSC 6 Illinois Central 5
The Pirates opened the season in dramatic fashion with a 6-5 walk-off victory over Illinois Central.
The Pirates Baseball Team traveled to Clearwater, FL to open the 2017 baseball season against Miami Dade, Broward, and South Florida Sate College. The Pirates went 1-2 on the weekend beating Broward 15-8 in the second game. With the win, Coach Bryan Lewallyn earned his first win as the PSC head coach.
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