Coyotes sweep Blue Hawks in softball doubleheaderCALDWELL, Idaho — The College of Idaho swept the Dickinson State softball team in a doubleheader Sunday.
CALDWELL, Idaho — The College of Idaho swept the Dickinson State softball team in a doubleheader Sunday.
The Coyotes won the opener 7-4 thanks to a three-run sixth inning and ended the second game in five innings, 11-0, after opening up the game with eight runs in the first inning.
In the first game, Kristy Ortiz had a two-run homer in the fourth inning to help DSU pull within a run, 4-3. Vanessa Adame squeezed in Jessica Huseby in the fifth to tie it.
But, Alexis Macias had a two-run single in the sixth and scored on a single by Kristen Haugen to put Idaho ahead for good.
Macias pitched a complete-game three-hitter to beat DSU in the second game. Nikki Shumway went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer and a RBI single.
DSU 000 310 0 — 4 5 2
Idaho 400 003 x — 7 11 4
Regan Lawrence, Tiffany Morgan (2) and Claudia Torres. Nickayla Skinner and Rachael Strong. W–Skinner. L–Lawrence. HR–DSU, Kristy Ortiz.
Highlights: DSU, Vanessa Adame 1-for-4, RBI; Dani Benito 2-for-4, run; Janell LaRont 1-for-3; Lindsey Sullivan 0-for-2, RBI, run; Ortiz 1-for-3, 2 RBI, run. Idaho, Skinner CG, 6 K, 2 BB, 1 ER; Alexis Macias 1-for-2, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Kristen Haugen 2-for-4, 3 RBI; Kayla Park 2-for-4, RBI.
DSU 000 00 — 0 3 1
Idaho 800 3x — 11 9 0
Taysia Kaufman and Claudia Torres. Alexis Macias and Katelin Howell. W–Macias. L–Kaufman. HR–Idaho, Nikki Shumway.
Highlights: DSU, Janell LaRont 1-for-2; Kristy Ortiz 1-for-2; Lindsey Sullivan 1-for-2. Idaho, Shumway 2-for-3, 4 RBI, 3 runs; Molly Mills 3-for-4, 2 RBI, run; Macias 1-for-3, RBI, run, CG, 4 K, 1 BB, 3 H, 0 R; Hannah Johnson 1-for-3, 2 RBI, run.
Records: DSU 1-5, Idaho 13-3.