Colonels split final day at PFX Spring Games
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CLERMONT, Fla. – Centre softball's six-game winning streak came to a close, but the Colonels capped their spring break trip with a victory to finish 4-1 at the PFX Spring Games in Florida.
The Colonels (13-9) fell 23-16 against Farmingdale State in Thursday's opener and rebounded with a 10-2 victory against UW-Stevens Point.
GAME ONE: Farmingdale State 23, Centre 16
Centre came out on the wrong end of a wild game that featured a combined 41 hits and 39 runs.
The Colonels' biggest offensive inning came in the bottom of the fourth, where they plated eight runs – seven of which crossed with two outs – to cut into a 14-4 deficit.
The Rams scored at least two runs in all but one inning, however, and pulled away late to earn their first victory of the season.
RileyAnne Sharpe (Huntsville, Ala.) went 4-for-5 from the leadoff spot, smacking a pair of doubles while scoring four runs.
Melissa Collins (Louisville, Ky.) was a double short of hitting for the cycle, going 3-for-4 with a homerun and triple. She drove in three and scored as many runs, as well.
Rachel Skinner (Milton, Ga.) paced the Colonels with four RBIs.
GAME TWO: Centre 10, UW-Stevens Point 2
The Colonels bounced back to defeat Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 10-2, in their spring break finale, as Erika Brewer (Frenchburg, Ky.) threw a complete game while allowing two runs (one earned).
Down 1-0 after one inning, the Centre scored three in the top of the second to take a lead it wouldn't relinquish. Sam Thompson (Louisville, Ky.) and Cassidy Cook (Louisville, Ky.) each delivered RBI base knocks in the frame.
In the fifth, Centre took advantage of a pair of errors by the Pointers to score three unearned runs, making it 6-2.
Cook led the way with four RBIs, marking her first multi-RBI game of the season.
Centre returns to Kentucky this weekend, facing in-state rival Transylvania Sunday for a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. ET.