Ole Miss Drops Pair at South Carolina
Freshman catcher Courtney Syrett went 2-3 with two runs and two RBIs in game two Saturday at South Carolina.

March 29, 2014

Ole Miss at South Carolina (Game 2) - Box Score Get Acrobat Reader | Game Two Final Stats

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ole Miss got a lead early and plated five runs in each game of Saturday’s doubleheader, but could not cool off the red-hot South Carolina bats and dropped a pair of games to the home-standing Gamecocks.

Ole Miss (19-17, 3-8 Southeastern Conference) lost game one 9-5 and fell in game two 13-5 (6) on a breezy night in Columbia, S.C.

Ole Miss and South Carolina (21-12, 4-7 SEC) played a doubleheader Saturday after their series opener Friday was postponed due to rain.

In the second game of the day Saturday, freshman catcher Courtney Syrett led the Rebels offensively, going 2-3 with a season-high two RBIs and a season-high tying two runs scored. She also hit the first home run of her career.

Junior third baseman Allison Brown, senior first baseman Londen Ladner and sophomore right fielder Melina Preciado each notched one RBI in the second game.

For the second consecutive game, Ole Miss took a 1-0 lead in the first inning as Ladner hit an RBI ground out back to the Gamecocks’ pitcher, bringing senior outfielder RT Cantillo home from third base.

South Carolina tied the game in the bottom of the first on an RBI double into the right-center field gap.

Syrett got the lead back for the Rebels in the top of the second with her first home run of the season, a two-run shot to left.

The Gamecocks evened up the score again in the B2 with a two-run home run of their own over the left field wall. South Carolina then took a 4-3 lead four batters later with an RBI double into the left-center field gap.

South Carolina scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth on back-to-back home runs to left field to take a 7-3 lead.

The Rebels cut their deficit in half in the top of the fifth. After a leadoff single by Syrett, Preciado hit an RBI triple into the left-center field gap. It was the second triple of the season for Preciado and the fifth triple of her career, moving her into a tie for fourth-place all-time at Ole Miss. Three batters later, with the bases loaded, Brown showed great patience at the plate and earned an RBI walk to bring the Rebels within two at 7-5.

South Carolina came back in the bottom of the inning with four runs on two hits to take an 11-5 lead in the game, and then ended the game in the bottom of the sixth with two more runs to win 13-5.

The series finale will begin Sunday at 12 p.m. CT at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field.

Rebels Take Early Lead, Drop Game One at South Carolina

Ole Miss at South Carolina (Game 1) - Box Score Get Acrobat Reader | Game One Final Stats

Ole Miss took an early lead on the road at South Carolina in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader, but a six-run fourth inning by the home-standing Gamecocks was too much to overcome and the Rebels fell 9-5.

Sophomore designated player Madi Osias led the Rebels offensively with a grand slam in the third inning. Redshirt freshman second baseman Alyssa Invergo also knocked in one run.

Ole Miss took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first with a sacrifice fly by Invergo deep to left field, scoring senior RT Cantillo.

Osias added to the Rebels’ lead in the top of the third with a two-out grand slam well over the wall in left-center field. It was the fourth home run of the season for Osias, and her first career grand slam. Osias’ bomb gave the Rebels a 5-0 lead in the game.

South Carolina got one run back in the bottom of the inning with a solo home run by senior Ashlyn Masters.

The Rebels then lost their lead in the bottom of the fourth, as South Carolina scored six runs, five of which were unearned, off two hits. South Carolina then tacked on one more run in each of the next two innings to take a 9-5 lead, which proved to be the final score.

For all Ole Miss softball news and information, including live stats and recaps after each game, go to OleMissSports.com. Fans can also follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissSoftball and on Facebook at Ole Miss Softball.


 

 

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