Sandburg Softball Notches 1st Win in Split With Black Hawk

  Aaron Frey
  Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:24 PM

Galesburg, IL

The Carl Sandburg College softball team earned its first victory of the season as it split an Arrowhead Conference-opening doubleheader with Black Hawk on Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

Sandburg 11, Black Hawk 2 (6 innings)
Black Hawk     000      110      —        2          6          0         
Sandburg         002      162      —        11        14        1
W: Day 6 IP, 2 K, 0 BB

Key Moment
After a Black Hawk tally in the top of the fifth cut the Chargers’ lead to 3-2, Sandburg (1-5, 1-1) added six insurance runs in the bottom half. The Chargers cracked seven hits in the inning, with five of them going for doubles.

Sandburg Standout
Maddi Benson (Spring Bay, Ill./Metamora) was one of five Chargers with a multi-hit game, going 2 for 3 with a double, home run, walk, three runs scored and two RBIs.

Other Top Chargers

  • Rylee Krebsbach (Aledo, Ill./Sherrard) 3 for 4, double, triple, stolen base, two runs, two RBIs
  • Emma Wolfe, Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) 2 for 3, two doubles, walk, two runs, RBI
  • Kayla Wolf (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) 2 for 4, two doubles, run, RBI
  • Cassie Kirman (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) 2 for 4, two doubles, run, two RBIs
  • Allie Day (Beecher City, Ill./St. Anthony) CG, six hits, two runs, two strikeouts

Black Hawk 13, Sandburg 5
Black Hawk     013      205      2          —        13        13        3
Sandburg         005      000      0          —        5          6          5
L: Wolfe 7 IP, 4 K, 0 BB

Key Moment
After a five-run third put Sandburg up by a run, the Braves answered with a pair of runs in the fourth behind a base hit, dropped third strike and two Chargers errors.

Sandburg Standout
Krebsbach delivered a pair of triples as she went 2 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Other Top Chargers

  • Wolf 2 for 4, double, run, RBI

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