Mo Scardina Leads McDaniel College to Win

WINTER HAVENScardina8417, Fla. – McDaniel scored in every inning of the opener to register a split in its final day at the Rebel Spring Games in non-conference softball action on Monday.

The Green Terror (6-2) defeated Messiah 9-1 in five innings to take its first game of the day before falling to Springfield 5-3 in game two.

Morgan Scardina (Pasadena, Md./Seton Keough) recorded four hits in the two games for McDaniel, including going 3-for-3 in the opener.

Payton Lewis (Valrico, Fla./Durant) led off the bottom of the first inning against the Falcons (2-3) with a single through the right side.

With one out, Tayler Hishon (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas) reached on an infield single down the first-base line to put runners at the corners.

A Lindsey Miller (Gettysburg, Pa./New Oxford) single scored Lewis before Taylor Fletcher (Linden, Va./Fauquier) doubled with two outs to push the lead to 3-0.

A fielding error and Hishon RBI single stretched the lead to 4-0 in the second.

A Courtney Allen double plated Amber Bingaman in the top of the third to trim the deficit to 4-1.

Scardina drove in pinch-runner Ally Galati (Milford, Pa./Cornwall Central) in the third before Stacie Maring(Woodbine, Md./South Carroll) led off the fourth with a single. A pair of errors allowed her to score for a 5-1 lead.

Singles from Scardina and Lewis before three straight walks put the Green Terror on top 8-1 before  (Chappaqua, N.Y./Horace Greeley) singled through the left side with the bases loaded the end the game with no outs in the fifth.

Brehm struck out five against no walks to pick up her fourth win of the season.

Lewis, Hishon and Fletcher each had two hits for McDaniel.

After a scoreless first inning, the Pride (1-3) got a two-run single from Jenna Webb to key a three-run second inning.

A pair of fielding errors in the top of the third coupled with a two-run infield single by Carly Deichman (Easton, Pa./Freedom) evened the game at 3-all.

Back-to-back singles from Brielle Engelbrecht and Melissa Nelson with one out in the fourth inning put two runners on. A pair of wild pitches gave Springfield the lead before a throwing error with two outs added an insurance run.

Lewis, Maring and Diechman each had two hits in the nightcap.

The Green Terror returns to action against Anderson and Benedictine at the Dot Richardson Spring Games on Wednesday. The first game begins at 5 p.m.


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