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Softball falls at ninth-ranked Berry

Lindsey Selph hit a two-run home run in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader at ninth-ranked Berry.
Lindsey Selph hit a two-run home run in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader at ninth-ranked Berry.

ROME, Ga. – The Huntingdon softball team lost a doubleheader to ninth-ranked Berry College on Tuesday.

The Lady Hawks fell 12-3 in five innings in the first game and lost 7-0 in Game 2.

In Game 1, an RBI single by Blake Rowland gave Huntingdon (12-12) an early lead. Following a two-run home run by Lindsey Selph in the top of the fourth, the Lady Hawks trailed 4-3.

But Berry (20-4) scored eight runs in the bottom of the fourth to put the game away.

Jessica Swindle and Brandi Blair each scored one run in the game. Raina Lanier (6-6) took the loss.

Berry scored six runs in the first three innings to take control in Game 2.

Kerri Reed (2-4) took the loss in Game 2. Daisha Henderson and Chelsea Messer accounted for Huntingdon's two hits.

Huntingdon (6-2 USA South) returns to action in a doubleheader at Averett (14-11, 6-2 USA South) on Friday. Game 1 is set for 1 p.m. Huntingdon and Averett are tied for second in the USA South Athletic Conference standings.

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