Sandburg Softball Drops 2 Against St. Ambrose JV

  Aaron Frey
  Friday, March 23, 2018 5:58 PM

Galesburg, IL

St. Ambrose JV kept the Carl Sandburg College softball team’s bats in check Friday, sweeping the Chargers 4-2 and 8-1 on a windy afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. 

St. Ambrose JV 4, Sandburg 2

St. Ambrose     003      100      0          —        4          6          1
Sandburg         100      010      0          —        2          9          4
L: Stineman (0-4), 7 IP, 1 K, 0 BB

Key Moment
After a sacrifice fly from Lizzie Malcolm (Milan, Ill./Alleman) got Sandburg within 4-2 in the fifth, the Chargers had runners at second and third with two out in the inning, but Jada Fletcher (Oquawka, Ill./West Central) lined out to left to end the threat.

Sandburg Star of the Game
Freshman first baseman Whitney Wynkoop (Fulton, Ill./Fulton) was a perfect 4 for 4 at the plate, singling four times and adding a run.

Top Chargers Hitters

  • Wynkoop 4 for 4, run
  • Abigail Stranger (Abingdon, Ill./Abingdon-Avon) 1 for 3, double, walk, RBI


St. Ambrose JV 8, Sandburg 1

St. Ambrose     401      002      1          —        8          11        1
Sandburg         100      000      0          —        1          6          2
L: Stewart (0-4), 4 IP, 0 K, 1 BB 

Key Moment
The Fighting Bees came out swinging, scoring four first-inning runs on four hits and a walk.

Sandburg Star of the Game
Freshman Katie Droste (Biggsville, Ill./West Central) singled, walked and scored the Chargers’ lone run on Fletcher’s first-inning base hit.

Up Next
The Chargers (1-11) travel to face Monmouth JV in a doubleheader at noon Sunday.


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