Softball - Baton Rouge Regional - ULL vs Houston Take 2 (L 7-2 - eliminated)

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Melancon in the circle

Top 1st

M1…No score

Not in a place I can watch this game so I’ll basically be posting twitter updates until later.

Bottom 1st

James with a leadoff single and Crumpton sacrifices her to 2nd. With 2 outs, Queen singles Home James, goes to 2nd on the throw…Coogs lead 1-0

T2…UH leads 1-0

Top 2nd

ULL ties it with a one out homer…Tied 1-1

Follow it up with two straight singles to put runners on the corners. Bell in to pitch for Melancon

Bell is able to induce a grounder back to her and she was able to get the runner at home. Double drives home 2 more…ULL leads 3-1

Runner steals 3rd. Walk puts runners on the corners with 2 outs. Runner at 1st steals 2nd. Melancon escapes the jam though.

M2…ULL leads 3-1

Bottom 2nd

Vannoy with the leadoff walk, steals 2nd with 2 outs, but is stranded

T3…ULL leads 3-1

Top 3rd

HBP, 1 out single, groundout advances both runners, and a single brings both home…ULL leads 5-1

M3…ULL leads 5-1

Bottom 3rd

1 out single by Crumpton. Moves to 2nd on a passed ball. Moves to 3rd on another passed ball. Queen is robbed of a homer to end the inning.

T4…ULL leads 5-1

Top 4th

Leadoff infield single off Bell’s arm. Next batter singles to put runners on 1st/2nd. 1 out single drives home a run…ULL leads 6-1

Melancon is coming back in to pitch.

With a 3-1 count and 2 outs, lightning strikes nearby and there will be at least a 30 minute delay

After the continuation, a walk loads the bases. Melancon coaxes a flyout to end the inning.

B4…ULL leads 6-1

Bottom 4th

Leadoff walk for Williams. Vannoy is hit by a pitch to put runners on 1st/2nd with no outs. Barker is robbed of a hit on a full out dive on a liner to CF for the 1st out. Groundout by Garcia moves the runners to 2nd/3rd with 2 outs. Coogs leave them stranded.

T5…ULL leads 6-1

Centerfielder for ULL has saved at least 3-4 runs now over the last 2 innings.

Top 5th

Heebner to pitch.

She works a 1-2-3 inning

M5…ULL leads 6-1

Bottom 5th

James hit by a pitch to leadoff the inning. Moves to 2nd on a groundout. Queen with a 2 out single to score James…ULL leads 6-2

T6…ULL leads 6-2

Top 6th

Leadoff single. Groundout moves the runner to 2nd. Heebner leaves her there

M6…ULL leads 6-2

Bottom 6th

Coogs down in order

T7…ULL leads 6-2

Top 7th

Leadoff homer…ULL leads 7-2

Next batter walks, but is left stranded.

M7…ULL leads 7-2

Bottom 7th

Coogs down in order

Coogs are eliminated after losing 7-2