STARKVILLE, Miss. – The South Carolina softball team dropped game two of its SEC series at Mississippi State 4-1 Saturday afternoon (Mar. 18). The Gamecocks are now 23-6 and 1-4 in the conference.
The Gamecocks potentially had something going in the third as Marissa Gonzalez looked to have a double to lead off the inning. However, after a replay review, the call was overturned, and Gonzalez called out.
The Bulldogs got on the scoreboard first with a two-run home run in the fourth. They would add two more in the fifth on a triple and a sacrifice fly.
South Carolina scored in the sixth as Brooke Blankenship singled with one out. Then with two outs, Jen Cummings doubled off the wall in right-center, scoring Blankenship from first.
T-6 | @_jenncummings puts the Gamecocks on the board with an RBI double to the gap, scoring @brooke_blank4 from first.
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— Gamecock Softball (@GamecockSoftbll) March 18, 2023
The Gamecocks used four pitchers in the game, as starter Leah Powell took the loss, allowing two runs on two hits in three innings of work.
The series finale will be tomorrow (Sunday) at noon CT.
For the latest on South Carolina Softball, visit GamecocksOnline.com or follow the team’s social media accounts on Twitter @GamecockSoftbll, Facebook /GamecockSoftball, and Instagram @GamecockSoftball.
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