Ripon splits doubleheader with Xavier

Ripon splits doubleheader with Xavier

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Ripon splits doubleheader with Xavier

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Ripon 1-8, Xavier 2-6: The Tigers split a doubleheader with the Hawks, losing the first game 2-1 and rallying to win the nightcap 8-6.

In game one, Ripon mustered their only run of the game in the fifth inning but couldn’t do anymore damage.

In game two, Ripon scored seven of their eight runs in the third, fourth ,and fifth innings to take control of the game after being down 3-0 after the second innings.

Libby Borgardt pitched both games for Ripon, striking out 15 over both games.

Anna Sparks was the spark for Ripon in game two, going 3-for-4, while Alyssa Lind hit a home run in the nightcap.

Xavier 2, Ripon 1

Xavier…001 010 0 — 2 7 1

Ripon…000 010 0 — 1 3 2

WP: Erin Powers (7 IP, 1 BBs, 5 Ks). LP: Libby Borgardt (7 IP, 2 BBs, 9 Ks)

Leading hitters: RIP — Libby Borgardt 1×3 3B; XAV — Anna Loken 1×3 HR; Megan Sitzberger 2×4.

Ripon 8, Xavier 6

Ripon…002 230 1 — 8 10 2

Xavier…030 003 0 — 6 6 2

WP: Borgardt (7 IP, 4 BBs, 6 Ks). LP: Reed Ebbers (3 IP, 3 BBs, 0 Ks)

Leading hitters: RIP — Anna Sparks 3×4; Alyssa Lind 1×3 HR.

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