Hope Rogers’ grand slam in the second inning, and Alex Cook’s four-inning shutout, lifted the Presbyterian College softball team to the 6-3 win over Campbell in the final game of the three-game series Sunday morning at the PC Softball Complex in Clinton, S.C.

Scoring the Game
After Amber Schisler opened the first inning with a solo home run to put the Camels up 1-0, the Blue Hose came back in the bottom of the frame with two walks and a fielder’s choice to put runners on second and third. A Campbell error plated Jonnie Petree to tie the game, 1-1.

Presley Bissett led off the bottom of the fifth with a walk, with Courtney White following it up with a single. Rebekka Gross loaded the bases with a single, with Petree keeping the bases loaded on a fielder’s choice after the out was made at home. PC went up 2-1 off a Blaire Miller RBI walk, with Hope Rogers stepping up to the plate. She hit her third home run of the season, a grand slam that cleared the bases and put the Blue Hose up 6-1.

Campbell fought back in the top of the fourth off a Bailey Bjorson two-RBI double down the left field line. Alex Cook came in and shut down the Camels the rest of the game, to help the Blue Hose to the 6-3 win.

Game Totals
Campbell finished the game with three runs, six hits, and two errors, while stranding five runners. PC posted six runs off six hits, with one error, while leaving seven on base.

Players of the Game
Hope Rogers went two-for-four with four RBI to lead the Blue Hose. Her home run was the 28th of her career and moved her to first in PC’s Division I career record book for home runs. Katie Brown took the win (6-9), going 3.0 innings and surrendering three earned runs off six hits. Alex Cook came in relief for 4.0 innings. She earned her fourth save of the year, which puts her tied for third in PC’s Division I record book, after allowing no hits and no runs, while striking out four.

Six different Camels posted a hit apiece, with Bjorson leading with two RBI. Amber Schisler (6-5) took the loss, going 1.1 innings and giving up four earned runs and two hits. Latie Baker pitched for 3.2 innings and gave up no runs off three hits, while striking out three.

For the Record
PC moves to 12-21 overall and 1-5 in the league, while Campbell drops to 19-18, 4-2.

Up Next
The Blue Hose head on the road with a doubleheader against East Tennessee State Wednesday, Mar. 29. First pitch is slated for 4 p.m.

Presbyterian 6, Campbell 3 (Mar 26, 2017 at Clinton, S.C.)
Campbell............ 100 200 0 - 3 6 2 (19-18, 4-2)
Presbyterian........ 150 000 X - 6 6 1 (12-21, 1-5)
Pitchers: Campbell - SCHISLER, Amber; BROOKS, Holly(2); BAKER, Katie(3) and CAMPBELL, Taylor;
BJORSON, Bailey. Presbyterian - BROWN, Katie; COOK, Alex(4) and GROSS, Rebekka.
Win-BROWN, Katie(6-9) Save-COOK, Alex(4) Loss-SCHISLER, Amber(6-6) T-2:00 A-125
HR CAM - SCHISLER, Amber (11).
HR PC - ROGERS, Hope (2).
Weather: cloudy, upper 50s
BROWN, K. faced 3 batters in the 4th.