Albany, GA – On February 25th, 2017, the Lady Lions traveled to Albany State University to take on the Lady Rams in a double-header competition. In the first game, the Lady Lions came out strong in the first inning when Crystal Busbee hit a double to left field as lead off for the Lady Lions. Kristen Durden then reached first base on an error, which advanced Busbee to third base. Crystal Busbee would then go on to score on an error made by the Lady Rams defense, making the score 1-0. The Lady Lions continued their lead in the top of the second inning when Aubree Thacker reached on an error that advanced her to second base and ultimately scored Noelle Petty, making the score 2-0. The Lady Rams answered back in the bottom of the fourth inning when Kayla Alexander singled to center field advancing Danielle Turner to second, Jade Williams to third, and scoring Demeshia Russell making the score 2-1. The Lady Rams rally continued in the bottom of the fifth inning when Brianna Murillo hit a two run homerun making the score 2-3. The Lady Lions rallied in the top of the sixth inning when Kristen Durden tripled to right field scoring Crystal Busbee tying the ballgame at 3-3. In the bottom of the sixth inning Malea Maye doubled, scoring Jade Williams and brought the Rams lead to 3-4. Emmanuel was unable to rally back in the top of then seventh, resulting in a loss for the Lady Lions.
In the second game against the Lady Rams, the Lady Lions were scoreless during the entire game. In the first inning the Lady Rams took the lead when Danielle Turner scored on an error by the Lady Lions. The Lady Lions bats remained silent throughout the game but their defense fought hard to keep the Lady Rams at bay. In the bottom of the third inning Malea Maye hit a two run homerun bringing the Lady Rams lead to 0-3. The Lady Lions were unable to rally back and ultimately fell again to the Lady Rams.
The Lady Lions will be back in action to take on Brenau University on February 28th at home.
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