Clermont, FL- The MCLA softball team dropped a pair of games this afternoon at the Spring Games in Clermont, FL. The Trailblazers fell to Simpson 11-0 in the opener before falling to Juniata 4-3 in the nightcap. MCLA is now 1-3 on the season.
Game One- Simpson 11 - MCLA 0
In the opener, Simpson scored in every frame to roll to a five inning win over MCLA. They would outhit the Trailblazers 11-3 in the contest.
Simpson put up three runs in the first inning, the key blow a two run homer by Megan Crockett. They would add three more in the second inning to increase the lead to 5-0.
They would add four more in the third and two more in the fourth to earn the mercy rule victory.
Kara Adams took the loss for MCLA.
Game Two- Juniata 4 - MCLA 3
Juniata took the early lead over MCLA by scoring twice in the second inning for a 2-0 lead. MCLA answered in the fourth inning to tie it up as Alanza Quinones' RBI double plated Erika Quackenbush and Kara Adams then drove in Quinones to make it 2-2 after four complete.
The Trailblazers took their first lead when Kaitlyn Berghela scored on a miscue to make it 3-2. The lead would remain until the bottom of the seventh inning.
Juniata's Molly Ulrich singled home a pair of runs with one out in the seventh to give them the walk off victory.
Sam Feinstein took the loss as she went the distance for MCLA. Quinones and Cassie Crosier each had two hits in the game.