Softball Sweeps the Bishops
Raleigh, N.C. - The Meredith softball team swept N.C. Wesleyan on Wednesday in a USA South conference match up. The Avenging Angels took game one 3-2 and game two 4-0. Jessica Dzeskewicz picked up the wins in both games with a relief appearance in the first and a complete game in the second.
Game One: Meredith 3, N.C. Wesleyan 2: The Avenging Angels (18-8, 6-4 USA South) scored first as Emily Cooke's triple to right field scored Sara Cranford in the third inning. The Bishops (12-12, 3-9) answered with a run a piece in the fourth and fifth innings to take the 2-1 lead. Meredith tied the game up at 2-all in the bottom of the 6th inning on Amanda White's blast to left field. The game stayed tied until the bottom of the seventh as Sara Cranford's single to center field scored Kristen Piner from second base.
Game Two: Meredith 4, N.C. Wesleyan 0: Meredith held the Bishops scoreless as Dzeskewicz struck out seven for the win. The Avenging Angels took the early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first as White's single to right field scored Alex Warren. The game remained at 1-0 until the bottom of the 6th when the Angels put three more runs up on the board. Cooke scored on an RBI-single by Lori Cole. White and pinch runner Leah Friedman scored on errors by the Bishops.
Meredith next heads to Mary Baldwin on Saturday for a USA South doubleheader with the Fighting Squirrels.