Five times over
Bridgewater sweeps McDaniel in finales
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Angela Spinelli went 4-for-6 with seven RBIs and four runs scored to lead Bridgewater to a doubleheader sweep of McDaniel in non-conference softball action on Sunday.
The Eagles (31-11) took the opener 13-3 in five innings before completing the sweep with a 10-1 five-inning victory.
Rachel Sidney (East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow) led the Green Terror (14-26) with two hits in the opener.
A Leah Cossentino one-out single ignited a six-run opening frame in game one.
Emily Morris was hit by a pitch and Lauren Childress drew a walk to load the bases before Drew Rutledge reached on an error to force in one run.
A walk to Sarah Heretick scored another before a Kristen Combs tow-run single and two-out error led to two more runs.
A Kaitlyn Vadenais (North Smithfield, R.I./North Smithfield) double, fielding error that allowed Lauren Fusco (Laurel, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti) and Sidney RBI single made it a 6-2 game in the top of the third.
Back-to-back doubles from Combs and Spinelli helped the hosts get both runs back in the bottom of the inning.
Megan Elfert (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) led off the fourth with a triple and scored on an error to make it 8-3.
A two-run double from Spinelli and two-run single from Childress keyed a five-run fourth that set the final margin.
In the nightcap, a pair of walks and Childress single staked Bridgewater to a 1-0 lead in the first.
The Eagles scored three in each of the next three innings to take a 10-0 lead.
Doubles from Combs and Melanie Lamb keyed the three-run second.
A Spinelli three-run home run accounted for the runs in the third.
An error and two two-out hit batters led to a Sarah Goodman two-run single that capped the three-run fourth.
A Stephanie Maring (Woodbine, Md./South Carroll) single and error broke up the shutout in the top of the fifth.
Score by Inning – Game One 1 2 3 4 5 - R H E
McDaniel (14-25) 0 0 2 1 0 - 3 5 4
Bridgewater (30-11) 6 0 2 5 x - 13 12 3
Kaitlyn Vadenais, Sara Erlichman (1), Erinne Warrenfeltz (4) and Leigh Blohm; Summer Ramsey and Sarah Heretick, Melanie Lamb (5). WP: Ramsey (3-1). LP: Vadenais (1-4). S: none. SO-BB: Vadenais 0-2, Erlichman 3-0, Warrenfeltz 1-1; Ramsey 1-0.
Score by Inning – Game Two 1 2 3 4 5 - R H E
McDaniel (14-26) 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 3 1
Bridgewater (31-11) 1 3 3 3 x - 10 9 2
Erinne Warrenfeltz, Sara Erlichman (3), Kaitlyn Vadenais (4) and Leigh Blohm; Amber Marstin and Leigh Lam. WP: Marstin (4-3). LP: Warrenfeltz (3-8). S: none. SO-BB: Warrenfeltz 2-1, Erlichman 0-3, Vadenais 0-0; Marstin 5-1.