Calvin Softball Drops Doubleheader at Adrian

Calvin Softball Drops Doubleheader at Adrian

ADRIAN, Mich. - Calvin dropped both ends of a conference doubleheader at Adrian Tuesday afternoon, falling by scores of 3-1 and 5-0.

In game one, Calvin (11-9 overall, 0-4 MIAA) outhit Adrian 6-3 but the Bulldogs came up with a timely two-out hit and capitalized on an error and wild pitch to outscore the Knights.

Adrian took a 2-0 lead in the third on a two-out double by starting pitcher Paige Cubberly that brought home runners from second and third.

In the fifth, Adrian used a two-out walk, a hit, an error and then a wild pitch to add another run and take a 3-0 lead.

Calvin scored its lone run in the sixth as junior Jessica Brasser (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapdis Christian HS) brought home sophomore Maddie DeGroot (Hudsonville, Mich./Unity Christian HS) with a single down the right field line.

Freshman Mallory Hoatlin (Grand Rapids, Mich./Kenowa Hills HS) belted a two-out double in the seventh but the Knights were unable to do any further damage.

Sophomore Anna Gernant (Des Moines, Ia./Valley HS) took the loss for Calvin in the circle, striking out 12 and walking six.

Junior Kaley Frank (Edwardsburg, Mich./Edwardsburg HS) had two of Calvin's six hits.

In game two, Calvin was outhit 11-1. Adrian scored a run in the third, three in the fifth and one in the sixth.

Senior Paige Groom (Potterville, Mich./Potterville HS) took the loss for Calvin in the circle.

Calvin returns to action on Thursday, traveling to Cornerstone for a non-conference doubleheader scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m.