TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 5, 2016) – Tallahassee Community College's softball team split a doubleheader with Santa Fe College on Saturday, falling in game one, 1-0, and winning game two, 8-0.
In the opener, Santa Fe plated a run in the top of the first against Tallahassee starter Alexandra Cook and that proved to be the only run of the game.
The Eagles fell despite outhitting Santa Fe, 8-6.
Cook allowed only six hits and one walk while striking out eight.
In game two, Tallahassee outhit the Saints, 10-2, in the 8-0 victory.
The Eagles scored three runs in the second then put the game away with four more in the third.
The big hit in the third inning was Alyssa NeSmith's two-run homer.
Tallahassee ended the game via the mercy rule in the sixth when Alicia Smith flied out to center, scoring Marendino from third.
NeSmith finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs. Marendino was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Jaylene Pryor was 2-for-3 and scored twice.
Raya Moncus picked up the win in the circle for Tallahassee, allowing only two hits in six innings.
The Eagles are now 10-10 on the season.