The Bucs hit back to back home runs as part of a four-run fourth inning as the Charleston Southern softball team took the 6-1 win over Presbyterian College in Big South action Friday afternoon in Charleston, S.C.  Macy Hyatt led PC with a three-for-three effort at the plate.

 

CSU 6, PC 1

After two quiet innings by both teams, CSU put a runner on base in the third off a hit by pitch.  A single by Kendall Anberson put a second runner on, with Mallory Kasinger sending them both across the plate off a three-run home run.  Sarah Brown followed it up with a solo shot to make it 4-0 in favor of the home team.

 

PC rallied in the top of the fifth with Chelsea Lyons singling to short with one out on the board.  She reached third off a stolen base and a wild pitch.  Lyons scored two batters later when Camryn Alverson laced a single to short to cut the margin to three, 4-1.  It was short-lived with Summer Moore hitting a two-RBI single to plate Brown and Meghan Gagliano, who were on base off a walk and single, to take the Bucs up 6-1.  PC couldn’t mount a comeback and the game ended with CSU taking the 6-1 win.

 

Jade Gandara led CSU in hits with two, with Kasinger tops in RBI with three.  Hyatt led PC with three hits, while Alverson posted a RBI.

 

Kaylee Allen (0-14) took the loss, going 2.1 innings and giving up four earned runs and three hits.  Arizona Pilgrim (8-7) picked up the win for CSU, going 5.0 innings and surrendering one run off five hits.

 

The Blue Hose recorded a run off six hits, and had on error, while Charleston Southern finished with six runs, seven hits, and one error.

 

For the Record

PC drops to 2-27 overall and 0-7 in the Big South, while CSU improves to 19-17, 3-4. 

 

Up Next

PC and CSU play a doubleheader Saturday, March 31, with first pitch slated for 1 p.m.

 

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