Friday Games News

Texas bats came to life as they took the opening game of their doubleheader with Kansas 10-0 in a run-rule shortened 5-inning game. Texas pitcher Erica Wright threw her fourth one-hitter of the season to pick up the win. Texas also picked up a win in the night cap game of the doubleheader with a 2-0 win on the arm of senior left-hander Tiarra Davis.Key RBIs from senior center fielder Stephanie Wong and senior pinch hitter Mickenzi Krpec lead the offensive team
firepower.

The No. 22 Georgia Bulldogs continue to struggle in SEC play with a 7-5 loss to South Carolina. South Carolina (29-20, 5-13) came back from a three-run deficit to defeat Georgia on Friday night.

No. 4 Texas A&M continues to roll along with a defeat of No. 18 Kentucky, 4-2. Samantha Show got her 17th win of the season, throwing 5.1 innings, giving up five hits, two runs, one earned, with four strikeouts. Kentucky’s Erin Rethlake took the loss, giving up a run in two innings. Meagan Prince threw five innings of relief, giving up three runs on three hits.

Auburn pitcher Kaylee Carlson tossed a complete game as Auburn took a 4-2 win against Mississippi State Friday
night. It was the Tigers (41-8, 13-6 SEC) ninth win in the last 12 contests against the Bulldogs (34-16, 8-11) in front of 2,140 fans. “There was pretty good energy in the dugout and there was great energy in the stands,” said head coach Clint Myers. “We’re moving in the right direction.”

Mizzou Softball (27-22, 5-13 SEC) jumped out to a quick two-run lead in the first inning, but couldn’t hold its advantage as No. 17 LSU got the 3-2 victory in Friday evening’s series opener inTiger Park.

When you have Kelly Barnhill (21-0) pitching you better keep Florida from scoring because she doesn’t give up runs. And that was the case Friday night as Florida defeated No. 8 Tennessee 5-0. It was the first shut out Tennessee has suffered in Knoxville since 2012. A stadium record crowd of 2,218 attended the game.

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