G1 Score: Nyack 1, Doane 3
G2 Score: Nyack 4, Presentation 7
Records: NC 0-5 | DC 13-2 | PC 5-8
Location: Tucson, AZ
TUCSON, AZ - Warrior Softball dropped a pair of games Tuesday afternoon during day three of the Tucson Invitational Games. Doane College won game one 3-1 followed by Presentation College, who captured game two against Nyack by a final score of 7-4.
Doane is now 13-2 overall, Presentation improves to 5-8, and Nyack sits at 0-5 on the year.
How It Happened:
vs. Doane (G1)
In the top of the fourth inning, the Warriors jumped out to a 1-0 lead by way of Manger (North Haledon, NJ) and three singles, however in the bottom of the fourth inning, Doane would answer back to tie the score 1-1.
Doane notched a solo homerun to take a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning and would eventually bump the score to 3-1 after the Warriors had the bases loaded, but struggled to bring them in, which resulted in the tough loss.
vs. Presentation (G2)
Nyack began the first inning stringing together hits to earn their first run and lead 1-0. By the top of the fourth inning Presentation would tie the game 1-1 but by the bottom of the fourth, Nyack went ahead with a run on a double, sac bunt, and a single to take the 2-1 lead. After the Warriors snatched another run off a walk and ground ball to move the runner, they hit a double RBI to advance the score to 3-1.
Both teams rallied back and forth and by the bottom of the 7th the score would be tied 4-4. Presentation took control for the rest of the game and eventuall saw their way to earn three more runs and take the game 7-4.
Yano (Blauvelt, NY) led Nyack with 2 RBI, Land (Keller, TX) recorded 1 RBI, and Morrison (Stanhope, NJ) chipped in with 1 RBI in the losing effort.
Nyack will return to action tomorrow for day four at the Tucson Invitational Games to play Valley City State University (VCSU), which is set for a 1:30pm start central time followed by a game vs. Alfred University at 3:30pm. Visit the 2015 Warrior Softball Schedule for more info and live stats links.