Seahawks take two from Alvin
Published 11:48 pm Tuesday, March 14, 2017
LSCPA sports information
ALVIN – Lamar State College Port Arthur converted a day of big hits into a couple of big conference wins as the Seahawks swept Alvin Community College on Tuesday afternoon with wins of 8-1 and 11-2.
The Seahawks improved their season record to 16-18 overall and 3-3 in NJCAA Region XIV play. LSCPA heads off on a big swing through the Valley with a pair of doubleheaders this weekend against Laredo CC on Friday and Coastal Bend College on Saturday. First pitch for both sets of games is at 1 p.m. A live video broadcast starts 30 minutes before each game at www.coopersports.net.
LSCPA 8, Alvin CC 1
The Seahawks picked up 11 hits and took advantage of two Alvin errors to claim a Game 1 win. Sophomore Savana Guidry hit 3 of 5 at the plate with a double, collecting three runs batted in and three runs scored. Sophomore Alexis Perez went 2 for 3 with a walk, slapping a home run, while second-year starter Kayla Sheridan was 2 of 5 with a double. Freshman Ashley May also had a double in the game.
Each time the Hawks made it on base, they were a threat to take extra bases when Alvin was not looking. LSCPA picked up six stolen bases as Guidry led the way with two, while Sheridan, Shelby Broussard, Marisol Ynfante and Morgan Chavarria each grabbed their own base theft.
Freshman pitcher Briana White picked up the win after throwing 6 1/3 innings, allowing one earned run on six hits. Kelsey Stewart finished up after throwing the final two outs, allowing one hit and one walk in her appearance in relief.
LSCPA 11, Alvin CC 2
Ashley May offered a dominating performance on the mound in the second game of the day, allowing just one earned run on two hits with eight strikeouts as the Seahawks took the sweep.
With the win, May improved her record to 12-8 overall and 3-2 in league play. She eclipsed the 100-strikeout mark with the day’s work, sitting at 102.
At the plate, Perez and Broussard each collected a double with Perez going 3 for 5 with five RBIs, while Guidry and Broussard each had two hits in the game. Sheridan and Chavarria each had a stolen base while Guidry added two more base thefts.