GREENWOOD, SC (February 10, 2023 )- The Claflin Lady Panthers (2-2) closed out the first day of the Brianna Surrento Kickoff Classic on a down note when the team took a 9-0 loss to the Erskine Fleet (1-0) Friday afternoon. The Lady Panthers struggled at the plate in the tough loss.
As a team, the Lady Panthers had a hard time getting hits. Claflin finished the game with just one hit. Freshman catcher Zecariya Fenwick had a fifth-inning double for the Lady Panthers’ only hit of the game.
Claflin senior Jaelyn Jackson (1-1) took the pitching loss for the Lady Panthers. She started the game and she threw all seven innings of the game. She finished with seven strikeouts and just one walk.
With the loss, the Lady Panthers fall to 2-2 on the season. The team will return to action tomorrow afternoon, when the team once again faces off against the Fleet. The Lady Panthers will close out the two-day event by taking on the host Erskine Bearcats.
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