CLEARWATER, Fla. – The sixth-ranked Florida Point out Seminole softball group (6-) defeated No. 15 Tennessee (5-1) 9-3 on day one particular of the St. Pete Clearwater Elite Invitational.
Danielle Watson commenced and pitched six innings in the circle for the Seminoles. She struck out 4 batters, permitted 5 hits and a few earned runs.
Kathryn Sandercock entered the sport and pitched the ultimate inning and did not permit a strike.
The Seminoles’ offense was led by a pair of residence operates, 1 from Kalei Harding and 1 from Mack Leonard. Harding acquired the Noles on the board in the initially inning with a two-out, two-run dwelling run. Leonard obtained on base with a two-out one to the shortstop ahead of Harding stepped up to the plate and hit a bomb to remaining industry.
The two groups traded blows right until the fourth inning when the Noles put up a 5 place on two hits and a few Tennessee glitches. Michaela Edenfield commenced the inning off by achieving initially on an mistake by the 2nd baseman. Following a walk and another error, Devyn Flaherty scored to make it 3-. Yet another mistake by Tennessee scored D’Aun Riggs producing it 4-.
Leonard then stepped in the box with two on foundation and hit a 3-operate home operate, her next of the yr, providing FSU a 7- direct.
Tennessee bounced again in the top of the fifth and scored two runs on two hits and two -glitches. The Volunteers produced it 7-3 in the sixth. Ivy Davis led the inning off with a single to third base and innovative to 3rd after a pair of wild pitches. She was then despatched house immediately after Lair Beautae sent a ball to remaining discipline for a sacrifice fly.
Florida State completed off the video game by putting up two operates in the sixth inning. The Noles loaded the bases with no outs and then Autumn Belviy was hit by a pitch to make it 8-3. Flaherty then singled to the second baseman to make it 9-3.
B1 | Harding homered to left-centre, scoring Leonard scored (Florida State 2, Tennessee )
B4 | Culp arrived at on a fielder’s alternative, scoring Flaherty (Florida State 3, Tennessee )
B4 | Riggs scored on an mistake by the catcher (Florida State 4, Tennessee )
B4 | homered to centre subject, scoring Mudge and Blankenship (Florida Point out 7, Tennessee )
T5 | Parsons reached on a fielding error, scoring Beautae (Florida State 7, Tennessee 1)
T5 | Ayala singled to left area, scoring Parsons (Florida Point out 7, Tennessee 2)
T6 | Beautae flew out to left subject, scoring Davis (Florida Condition 7, Tennessee 3)
B6 | Belviy was strike by a pitch, scoring Kerr (Florida Condition 8, Tennessee 3)
B6 | Flaherty singled to next base scoring Mudge.
Florida Point out will take on No. 9 Texas tomorrow at 1 pm on ESPNU.
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