No. 19 Louisiana College wins a pair
Greene hit a home run and drove in four runs in the sweep
SHREVEPORT, La. -- No. 19 Louisiana College completed a season sweep of in-state rival Centenary (La.) Thursday, defeating the Ladies 1-0 and 12-2 in a doubleheader.
Louisiana College (21-5) scored a run in the first inning of Game 1 then held on for seven innings for the win.
Junior shortstop Daniele Wilson (delivered the game-winning RBI, one that scored leadoff batter Meggie Burkett who had reached on a single.
Junior pitcher Jordan Waldroup improved to 6-3 on the year after spreading around nine hits and registering the shutout.
In the second game, the Lady Cats scored five runs in the first two innings and never looked back, registering their 21st win of the year on the mercy rule.
Freshman pitcher Tori Davis got the win and improved to 5-0 on the year after striking out one in four innings of work.
Offensively, Louisiana College was paced by senior third baseman Devan Greene, who went a combined 4-for-5 with a homerun, a double, three runs scored and four RBI.
Greene was one of two Lady Cats to homer on the day. Sophomore catcher Chesney Welch connected on a three-run homerun in Game 2.
Burkett finished the doubleheader 4-for-7 with a triple and four runs scored. Wilson went a combined 3-for-6 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored.
Centenary (1-23) was led by Kalyn Harris, who went 3-for-5 with a run scored. Sierra Bailey was the losing pitcher in both games.