Lady Warhawks earn way to state tourney

Published 12:24 pm Saturday, April 30, 2011

The Jefferson Davis Community College Lady Warhawk softball has done their part to make the state tournament, now all they have to do is get a little help.

After having to win the remaining six conference games on their schedule, the Lady Warhawks went 5-1 with a most recent sweep of LBW at home Tuesday.

“We still have to wait until Friday before we know if we are in the tournament,” JDCC head coach Misti Nims said. “LBW and Faulkner play and if Faulkner sweeps, we are in.”

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JDCC improved their overall record to 28-28 Tuesday and their conference record to 11-13 with a sweep of LBW Tuesday.

JDCC won game one 4-2 and game two 6-4 to get the sweep.

In other games for JDCC, the Lady Warhawks split at Pensacola State losing game one 4-1 and winning game two 4-3 Thursday at Pensacola.

Saturday at home against Bishop State in a conference game, JDCC lost game one 9-8, but won game two 7-6.



In game one on the road at Pensacola in a non-conference game, JDCC lost 4-1 to fall to 24-27 overall.

Pensacola scored one run in the second and three in the fourth while holding JDCC to one lone run in the seventh.

At the plate for JDCC, Brittany McCastle was 1-for-4 with the lone RBI.

Andrea Ruschel, Kayla Hayes, Mallori Armstrong, Amber Steadham and Nataline Moseley all had hits in the loss with Steadham going 2-for-4.

Jessica Myrick and Alley Smith pitched in the loss going six innings allowing 12 hits, four runs, two earned, walked on