Campbell has 4-Hit Game, HR in Chargers’ Split With DuPage

  Aaron Frey
  Friday, April 5, 2019 8:50 PM

Galesburg, IL

Lauryn Campbell (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) had a four-hit effort in a Game 1 victory as the Carl Sandburg College softball team split a doubleheader at home with DuPage on Friday afternoon at the Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

Sandburg (8-14) rallied for an 11-7 win in Game 1 before the Chaparrals took Game 2 9-4.

Sandburg 11, DuPage 7

DuPage            301      001      2          —         7          5          6
Sandburg         001      361      x          —         11        14        6
W: Lexi Juergens 7 IP, 4 K, 3 BB

Key Moments

  • Down 4-1 in the fourth, the Chargers tied the game behind three consecutive two-out hits. Shay Anderson (Stronghurst, Ill./West Central) singled in a run and scored on a double by Emily Bloomer (Burlington, Iowa/Burlington). Campbell followed with a base hit up the middle to plate Bloomer and knot the score.
  • Anderson’s RBI double to left put the Chargers ahead in the fifth, and Sandburg added on five more in the frame. An outfield error scored two, and Campbell doubled in a run for an 8-4 lead. Brytne Fenton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) delivered two more with a base hit to center to make it 10-4.

Sandburg Standout
Campbell went 4 for 5 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs to pace a 14-hit attack for Sandburg. 

Other Top Chargers

  • Anderson 2 for 4, double, walk, three runs, two RBIs, stolen base
  • Bloomer 2 for 5, double, two runs, two RBIs
  • Lexi Juergens (Pekin, Ill./Pekin) 2 for 4
  • Fenton 2 for 4, double, run, two RBIs

DuPage 9, Sandburg 4

DuPage            011      010      6          —         9          14        2
Sandburg         000      000      4          —         4          10        3
L: Emily Adams 7 IP, 0 K, 0 BB

Key Moments

  • The Chaparrals took a 3-0 lead into the seventh and blew the game open with a six-run inning.
  • Sandburg did all of its scoring in the seventh, highlighted by Campbell’s three-run homer.

Sandburg Standout
Freshman Erin Flairty (Pekin, Ill./Pekin) doubled twice in four at-bats out of the leadoff spot.

Other Top Chargers

  • Campbell 1 for 3, three-run home run
  • Madison Benge (Stronghurst, Ill./West Central) 3 for 4

The Chargers host Waubonsee in a doubleheader at noon Saturday.

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