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Wolves fall to Young Harris in final two games at NC Softball Field

NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Newberry softball team closed out its season with a pair of losses to Young Harris as the Mountain Lions bested the Wolves 3-0 in game one and 3-1 in game two in what were the final two games at the current Newberry Softball Field before moving to a new field on Smith Road.

The Wolves wrap up the season with an 18-27 record.

Game One: Young Harris 3, Newberry 0
Six Wolves tallied hits as the Mountain Lions topped Newberry 3-0 in the opening game.

After two scoreless innings, Young Harris plated a pair of runs in the top of the third on a two run homer by Emily Wilson. The third and final run of the game came in the top of the fourth, when the Mountain Lions were able to push a run across the plate with two outs.

Young Harris 3, Newberry 0 (Apr 15, 2012 at Newberry, S.C.) (Game 1)
Young Harris........ 002 100 0 -  3  8  0      (24-18)
Newberry............ 000 000 0 -  0  6  1      (18-26)
Pitchers: Young Harris - Victoria Sink and Suzannah Eubanks. Newberry - Shelley Jeffcoat;
Caitlyn Smith(4) and Lindsey Workman.
Win-Victoria Sink(11-5)  Loss-Shelley Jeffcoat(5-11)  T-1:50  A-0
HR YHC - Emily Wilson (5).
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy


Game Two: Young Harris 3, Newberry 1
Sophomore Shelby Holland (Charlotte, N.C.) recorded three hits in the second game of the Wolves’ doubleheader with Young Harris.

Young Harris opened game two with two runs in the top of the first, before the Wolves answered with a run of their own in the bottom of the fourth.

Holland opened the inning by reaching on an error. After a successful sacrifice bunt moved Holland to second, the Wolves’ third baseman reached third safely on a ground out, before scoring on an infield single by sophomore Casey Stevens (Coral Springs, Fla.).

The Wolves surrendered a run in the top of the sixth, which the Mountain Lions were able to carry to a 3-1 victory.

Young Harris 3, Newberry 1 (Apr 15, 2012 at Newberry, S.C.)
Young Harris........ 200 001 0 -  3  4  2      (25-18)
Newberry............ 000 100 0 -  1  6  3      (18-27)
Pitchers: Young Harris - Katie-Jo Gentry; Victoria Sink(6) and Leanne Brooks; Suzannah Eubanks.
Newberry - Kaylyn Camacho and Gwenell Crawford.
Win-Katie-Jo Gentry(7-11)  Save-Victoria Sink(4)  Loss-Kaylyn Camacho(6-6)  T-1:30  A-85
HR YHC - Kayla Jones (3).
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy
Gentry faced 1 batter in the 6th.


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