Morgan Tate at Allen (S.C.)

 

COLUMBIA, SC (February 11, 2024) – The Claflin Lady Panthers (1-4) took their time getting warmed up, but the team broke out to take a 9-4 road win over the Allen Yellowjackets (0-3), Sunday afternoon. After taking a 4-3 deficit into the fifth inning, the Lady Panthers scored six unanswered runs to claim the 9-4 victory.

The Lady Panthers combined some clutch hitting with some smart base running to claim the win. It took just six hits for the Lady Panthers to finish the game with nine runs. Claflin freshman Morgan Tate led they way with a two-for-four batting effort with four runs batted in (RBI) with a run scored. The effort included a home run. Fellow freshman catcher Jeniah Williams added a one-for-four batting effort with a run scored and an RBI.

Claflin senior pitcher Jaelyn Jackson (1-2) claimed the pitching win. She came in for four innings and she finished the game with nine strikeouts and just one run allowed (one earned) with no walks. Freshman Ava Brown got the start and she threw three innings with three runs allowed (one earn) on six hits.

With the win, the Lady Panthers improve to 1-4 on the season. The two teams would meet again to complete the doubleheader. For more information on Lady Panthers softball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.

 

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Winner Claflin 1-4
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Allen 0-3

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