Belmont, NC - The Lady Lions traveled to Belmont Abbey in Belmont, NC to faceoff in a double header event. The Crusaders came out strong in the bottom of the first to score three runs off a double, a couple singles, and a walk. Going back and forth the Lady Lions fought hard to get on the board but just couldn't catch a break to score. Totaling with four hits the Lady Lions fell to the Crusaders after 7 innings; 3-0. Belmont Abbey only had 5 hits, one more than Emmanuel, in game one.
Pitcher Erin Harden threw a good game on the mound striking out 7 batters.
Bottom of the 4th the Crusaders came back fighting to score 4 runs off a few singles. Halle Cheek started off the 5th with a home run to boost the Lions; 4-2 Crusader. Bottom of the 5th Abbey came back once again to score more when a few singles brought in two more; 6-2 Crusaders.
In the final moments the Lions failed to come back and fell to Belmont Abbey in the 7th inning.
Key Contributors Include: Halle Cheek with a home run and RBI, Cheyenne Galloway going 2-4 at the plate, and Crystal Busbee with a RBI.