Stillman Loses Pair at Mobile

Softball – Fri, Apr. 23, 2021

MOBILE, Ala. – Stillman College fell twice on the road at the University of Mobile on Thursday. The Tigers nearly pulled off an upset in Game 1, losing 5-4 in the seventh inning, before dropping Game 2, 15-0. 

Katie Clifton led Stillman with three hits in the doubleheader.

GAME 1: Mobile 5, Stillman 4

Mobile strung together three consecutive one-out singles to defeat Stillman, 5-4, in the bottom of the seventh. Lindsie Sanders colelcted the first hit, followed by Kaitlyn Spangler and an RBI single by Kalee Pullin to score pinch runner Kristen Black.

Stillman led twice in the game. First, Sara Kate Nichols singled in Taylor Roland to take a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning.

Mobile scored a pair in the bottom of the first to take a 2-1 lead, with runs batted in by Jaden Morace and Lindsie Sanders.

Nichols drove in Roland again in the top of the third to tie the game, 2-2, but Mobile answered with an unearned run in the bottom of the inning.

Starting pitcher Katie Clifton doubled to left to lead off the fourth ining. Her courtesy runner Cynthia White later scored on a Karlee Kincaid single to even the score, 3-3. The game remained tied until the sixth inning when Clifton once again led off with a double. An RBI single by Roland put Stillman in front 4-3. The Rams answered in the bottom of the sixth with a RBI single by Hailee Powell.

Clifton pitched 6.1 innings, allowing 12 hits, two walks and four earned runs. Emily Butts earned the win through three innings of relief work.

Roland, Nichols, Clifton and Kincaid each had two hits in the game.

GAME 2: Mobile 15, Stillman 0

Clifton, White and Wuanesha Presley each had a hit for Stillman in the second game. Mobile opened the game with a four-run first inning and added nine in the bottom of the second inning.

Allison Vincent hit 4-for-4 for the Rams.

Elsiabeth Boso took the loss, allowing nine earned runs, 13 total, off 10 hits and a walk through 1.2 innings. Brooklyn Pennington pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing four runs, two earned, off four hits and three walks.

NEXT: Stillman (10-32) closes the regular season Saturday, April 24 at William Carey University.

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