Softball Drops A Pair Of Two-Run Games At FSU
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Bethune-Cookman opened the 2013 season Saturday with a pair of two-run losses Saturday at the Panhandle Invitational.
North Florida downed the Wildcats 3-1, then Jacksonville posted a 2-0 decision.
Aurelia Gamch had four hits for B-CU in the two games, including a 3-3 effort in the opener.
B-CU had a pair of early scoring opportunities. In the first, Gamch hit a one-out double but was left stranded while in third, Calesha Shelley singled and stole second, but was thrown out at home trying to score on Gamch's single.
Against Jacksonville, B-CU loaded the bases in the first when Shelley bunt singled, Ceasar singled and Banuelos-Smith singled, but the Wildcats couldn't capitalize.
Banuelos-Smith and Kelsey doubled and walked to lead off the fourth, but were left stranded.
B-CU faces North Florida again Sunday morning, then concludes its tournament schedule with nationally-ranked Florida State.