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Softball Sweeps Friday Night Doubleheader vs. Jones College

Softball Sweeps Friday Night Doubleheader vs. Jones College

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama softball played under the lights Friday night at Rhoads Stadium, defeating Jones College in both games of a doubleheader by scores of 9-2 and 12-1.

Alabama concludes its fall slate on Sunday, Oct. 22 with a 1 p.m. CT doubleheader against Chipola College.


  • After allowing a two-run home run, Jocelyn Briski bounced back to strike out seven of the eight remaining batters in her 3.0 inning start
  • Kayla Beaver threw 4.0 shutout innings in relief, striking out four with just one hit and one walk allowed
  • Kenleigh Cahalan drew a pair of walks and drove in a run with a triple off the wall in game one
  • Riley Valentine didn’t have an official at-bat in game one, but drew two walks and plated a run with a sac fly RBI
  • Jenna Johnson had two RBIs in game one
  • Alea Johnson started game two in the circle, allowing just one run on four hits with eight strikeouts
  • Jaala Torrence threw 3.0 shutout innings in relief in game two, allowing just two singles and a walk with three Ks
  • Kendal Clark was 4-for-4 in game two, including a pair of two-run home runs
  • In her first at-bat of the fall, KJ Haney entered to pinch hit with the bases loaded in game two, dropping a single to right to drive in two with a third run scoring on a fielding error

Game One Scoring Summary (Alabama 9, Jones College 2)

  • T1 | Jones College got on the board first with a two-run home run (0-2)
  • B2 | Kali Heivilin drove in a run on an infield single (1-2)
  • B2 | With the bases loaded, Kristen White dropped a single into shallow left to drive in a pair (3-2)
  • B3 | Jenna Johnson drew a bases-loaded walk (4-2)
  • B4 | Bailey Dowling drove in Kenleigh Cahalan with an RBI double in the gap (5-2)
  • B4 | M’Kay Gidley tagged up and scored on a Riley Valentine sac fly RBI (6-2)
  • B4 | Kinley Pate came home from third on a two-out fielding error (7-2)
  • B5 | Kenleigh Cahalan bounced an RBI triple off the wall in right center (8-2)
  • B5 | Cahalan came home on an RBI groundout (9-2)

Game Two Scoring Summary (Alabama 12, Jones College 1)

  • B1 | Abby Duchscherer drew a bases-loaded walk (1-0)
  • B1 | Kendal Clark came home from third on a passed ball (2-0)
  • B1 | With the bases loaded, pinch hitter KJ Haney dropped a single into right to drive in two while a third came home on a fielding error (5-0)
  • B2 | Clark smashed a two-run home run to center field (7-0)
  • T3 | An RBI…

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