ORANGEBURG, SC (April 28, 2023) – The Claflin Lady Panthers (24-9, 10-1 CIAA) claimed their ninth straight victory when the team took an 8-0 win over the Winston-Salem State Rams (18-11, 11-4 CIAA), Friday afternoon. The Lady Panthers combined some timely base-running with a stellar defensive performance to claim the win.
As a team, the Lady Panthers had some struggles at the plate. The team totaled four hits in the game with senior first base Alexandria Beavers leading the way. She went two-for-three at the plate with a double, a run scored and a run batted in (RBI). Freshman designated hitter Kourtney White and senior right fielder Brenay Howard each added a hit as well.
Claflin senior Jaelyn Jackson (15-5) took the pitching win with no runs allowed on just two hits with one walk and six strikeouts.
With the win, the Lady Panthers improve to 24-9 overall and 10-1 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play. The two teams would go on to complete the doubleheader later in the day.
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