- Salem recorded three runs off four hits in the 1st inning.
- Sophomore, Addison York went 2-4 with 4 RBI and hit a home run over left field in the top of the 3rd inning.
- Sophomore, Miranda Baker also led the team in hitting going 3-4 with two runs scored and two RBI.
- Salem came out strong again in game 2 scoring four runs off four hits.
- Junior, Amanda Dacunto hit her first home run of the year over left field for the first run of the game.
- Hannah Escala went 3-3 with two RBI's.
- First-year, Brianne Coleman hit a home run over center field in the top of the 3rd inning to put Salem up 5-0.
- Miranda Baker had a complete-game shut with 14 strikeouts and only allowing 4 hits.
STAUNTON, Va. — The Salem College softball team picked up two wins in a conference doubleheader against Mary Baldwin, winning the first game 7-4 and the shutting out the Fighting Squirrels in the second game 7-0 on Saturday afternoon.
The Spirits move to 17-10 overall, while Mary Baldwin dropped to 5-23.
In Game 1, the Spirits wasted no time, scoring three runs off four hits in the first inning. Mary Baldwin answered, bringing the score to 3-3.
But Salem persisted with another run in the second, two more in the third, and a final run in the seventh, bringing the final score to 7-4.
In Game 2, Miranda Barker pitched the lights out with a complete-game shutout — 14 strikeouts and only four hits.
The Spirits hit the road Sunday, April 7th for their next doubleheader against Meredith college at 1 and 3 p.m.