PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Mya Stevenson’s two dwelling runs powered Ole Miss softball previous North Dakota State because the Rebels swept the Bison Monday afternoon at Nancy Almaraz Discipline.
GAME ONE: OLE MISS 8, NDSU 0
Brooke Vestal was lights out within the circle, tossing an entire recreation one-hit shutout of the Bison because the Rebels cruised to an 8-0 victory in 5 innings.
Ole Miss jumped out to a 2-0 lead within the prime of the primary after Jalia Lassiter was hit by a pitch and Stevenson went yard two batters later. The Rebels added to the lead the next inning as Furbush cranked her first dwelling run of the season, to make it a 3-0 ballgame. They continued to threaten, loading the bases with two outs and tacked on a fourth run on a fielding error.
One other two-out rally within the third helped Ole Miss put up a three-spot. Jenna Lord and Mikayla Allee singled, bringing Jamie Mackay to the plate. The freshman catcher delivered, knocking the primary run of her collegiate profession and turning issues over to the highest of the order. Batting within the leadoff spot, Lassiter singled and drove in a pair to push the result in 7-0.
The Bison stored Ole Miss off the board within the fourth, however Lexie Brady walked to steer off the fifth and labored her method across the base path to attain on a sacrifice fly as her foot slid in just below the tag. With the run rule in impact, Vestal retired the ultimate three to be able to safe the primary victory on the afternoon.
GAME TWO: OLE MISS 5, NDSU 3
Trailing by three runs, Ole Miss softball scored 5 unanswered to safe the come-from-behind victory and cap off the doubleheader sweep of North Dakota State.
Each pitchers had been locked in early, maintaining the opposing offense off the board till the fifth inning. Makenna Kliethermes was robust within the circle, going 4.1 innings. Her protection had her again, even with runners on base, however the Bison lastly caught a break within the fifth, taking a 3-0 lead.
Ole Miss answered within the backside half of the inning as Stevenson blasted her second homer of the day, this time a solo shot. Two outs later, Allee singled, and Keila Kamoku walked to place the tying runs on base. Head coach Jamie Tracshel turned to freshman Natalie Ray as a pinch hitter, and the Covington, Georgia, native delivered in a giant method. Ray singled to left and took two additional bases on Bison miscues to tie the sport up at three apiece.
The next inning Ole Miss went to the bullpen and handed the ball over to freshman Grace Sparks, who closed out the sport. She used a double-play ball within the sixth to ship her offense again to the plate with an opportunity to win the sport.
Sikes was hit by a pitch to start out the sixth inning, and with one out and Stevenson stepping as much as the plate, the Bison had some selections to make. They deliberately walked the slugger and Furbush, who hit proper after her, bringing Lord to the plate with the bases loaded and one away. The switch got here up huge, taking the ball the alternative method for a two-run single that proved to be the game-winning hit.
Ole Miss is again in motion at Session Two of the Puerto Vallarta Faculty Problem on Thursday in opposition to Liberty and Southern Illinois.