Trenton piled on from there and ended the game in five innings with a 13-2 victory.
Cara Alexander went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to power the Golden Warriors to a 7-1 road win over Ottawa.
Sophomore Avery O’Neil received the win after pitching three ideal innings, allowing zero Tigers to get on base, and recording eight strikeouts.
“The girls hunkered down, we had some really strong hits and some bunts”, said Alvirne coach Sarah Brisk. “Justin hit a first pitch and put a good swing on it and that’s what we’re capable of, so it was a real good win”. “I don’t think we played poor defense”, said Henderson.
Thanks to one error and many hot Arabian bats, the lead was short lived.
They will end the week in the annual Eastman Tournament in Kingsport being played April 5-8. The Magi took the opener 4-3 but the Chargers took the nightcap 13-2. Kayler Townsend chipped in with two hits of her own, as well as two RBIs. Freshman pitcher Lovina Capria came on for relief and finished the game up to the fifth inning.
On most days, 11 totals hits might result in a victory, but against the Huskies, the Jets (2-7) couldn’t cash in. Iverson, Kelley and Roskelly were all 2-for-5 with Kelley scoring twice and Iverson driving in two.
Novack tripled and scored on a single by Haley Edwards.
Quincy swept a doubleheader from Centreville by scores of 4-0 and 8-7. With one out, Aubrey Bianco hit a base hit through the right side easily scoring Sorenson from third for a one-run game, 1-0.
Senior starter Courtney Fleisher pitched four innings of one-hit, two-walk, eight-K ball to get the win.
Two wild pitches in the top of the fifth by Dusseldorp allowed two more J-Hawk runs to score in the inning. Taylor John picked up the win with two shutout innings.
Kendall Sanford struck out 15 in seven innings, and allowed four runs (three earned), five hits and seven walks for AFC. After a second out and another single, Jennifer Mayette (Scotia, New York/Scotia-Glenville) saw her fourth strikeout of the game to leave two on base. They would add a run in the seventh to extend their lead to 6-0. MSU tied it an inning later with Iverson starting the rally with a double to left center.
Alvirne got a RBI double down the right field line from Alexis Charboneau and an RBI single from Astrone upped the edge to 6-1 in the third inning.
Olivia DeMott and Savannah Baldwin each scored two runs for the Warriors.
Broyles hit a two-run shot in the third inning and a solo blast in the fourth. Kufta then smashed her second homer of the year, putting a ball over the fence in left center to clear the bases. Aubrey Ballou, Kaitlyn Czajkowski and Payton Robinson all had two RBI’s in the opening game.
UMD will resume conference play this weekend with a three-game home series vs. Indiana.