A&T softball still searching to snap losing streak

On Saturday afternoon, the Lady Aggie Softball team lost to Liberty 12-3 at the Lady Aggies Softball Complex.

Hope Fletcher went 2-for-4 for the Aggies and scored a single run. Bianca Alsobrook went 2-for-3. 

The Flames of Liberty were able to grab an early 10-0 lead off of six errors by the Aggies. The Aggies opened the fifth inning with three singles that led to a scored run by Yahamma White. 

A&T had the bases loaded after a pitch hit from Jessie Larson. With the bases loaded, a double by Alsobrook cut the Flames lead to 10-3. The Aggies would not score any more runs, but in the seventh inning Liberty scored two more runs to defeat the Aggies 12-3.

After losing to Liberty on Saturday afternoon the A&T’s softball team came up short once again in a doubleheader against Gardner-Webb. The Aggies lost 6-1 and 10-6 to the Bulldogs at Varsity Field. 

A&T only had one RBI in the first game. In the second game White scored two runs and went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Lillian Bullock had two hits and two RBIs.

Early in the second game, White hit a single that was followed by a double by Hope Fletcher. The double by Fletcher put runners on second and third base.  A single by Hill scored Fletcher and White giving the Aggies an early 2-0 lead.

The Aggies would not hold their lead for long. Going into the seventh inning Gardner-Webb led A&T 10-3.  A&T opened the inning with two singles from White and Fletcher, and a groundout by Jessie Larson put the Aggies in scoring position. The Aggies would finally score after an error by Gardner-Webb cutting the lead to 6.

A&T would cut the lead to four with two scored runs off a two-run RBI by Bullock. A groundout by Jasmine Parks ended the game.

  • Lauren Morgan