Childs Picks Up Fifth Win In Brewton-Parker Sweep

Childs Picks Up Fifth Win In Brewton-Parker Sweep

AMERICUS, Ga.- The Georgia Southwestern women's softball team picked up two more wins on Friday afternoon after beating Brweton-Parker in their doubleheader at Lady 'Canes Field.

The Lady 'Canes have won nine of their last 10 games and improved to 10-6 overall while Brewton-Parker moved to 4-8.


The Lady 'Canes scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the first when Allee Denney singled to right center bringing Mikela Barlow home. Brewton-Parker tied the game in the top of the fourth off a home run.

The next 2.5  innings went scoreless until Sabrina Sieber hit a walk-off single to score Marylen Kennedy and win the game after GSW's defense held off Brewton-Parker.

Hayley Tierce went 2-for-3 at the plate.

GSW finished with six hits, 2 runs and 2 RBIs.

Hayley Tierce (W, 1-0) pitched seven innings, faced 28 batters, allowed five hits, one run, walked two and struck out four.


It was deja-vu in Game 2 when GSW put the first run on the board again in the first inning when Denney doubled to center field scoring Barlow.

Brewton-Parker had a huge third inning, scoring seven runs and getting six hits including a four-run homer.

The Lady 'Canes retaliated in the bottom of the third with seven hits and eight runs. Rebekah Davis started the inning with a double. Joshlyn Martin hit a single to center field and Davis scored. Denney had another double and Martin moved to third. Both Denney and Martin advanced on a wild pitch and Hannah McCain was walked.

Graysen Sanders singled to left field field scoring Denney and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Brittany Childs reached on a fielder's choice and Sieber singled to left field to score McCain.

Sanders scored off a wild pitch, Childs scored off a balk and Sieber scored off a single from Tierce.

Brewton-Parker scored again in the fourth to get their eighth run.

Tierce homered in the fifth to give the Lady 'Canes their tenth run.

GSW finished with 12 hits, 10 runs and seven RBIs.

Sanders went 3-for-3 at the plate, Tierce, Martin and Denney were 2-for-4.

Shannon Gibson pitched 2.2 innings, faced 16 batters, gave up six hits, seven runs, walked two and struck out one.

Brittany Childs (W, 5-2) pitched 4.1 innings, faced 17 batters, scattered five hits, one run, walked none and struck out four.

The Lady 'Canes are away on Wednesday to play West Georgia in a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.

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