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Saints Sweep Centre With a Walk-Off Grand Slam

Saints Sweep Centre With a Walk-Off Grand Slam

(CRESTVIEW, Ky.) -  The Thomas More softball team swept Centre in two games tonight in high fashion. In game one, the Saints won 14-1 in five innings and in game two winning 15-13 with a walk-off grand slam. With the wins, the Saints improve to 19-7 overall on the season. 

GAME 1

  • The Saints went up 6-0 in the first inning, as Andrea Gahan singled up the middle, moving Alix DeDreu to third and scoring Whitney Quillen.
  • Kenzi Dickerson doubled to left center field, scoring both Gahan and DeDreu.
  • Morgan Wells doubled to right field, scoring Dickerson.
  • Sydney Turner grounded out to second base, moving Elana Harrison to second and scoring Wells. 
  • Amanda Lloyd doubled to right field, scoring Baylee Hobeika to take a 6-0 lead. 
  • In the second inning, Wells got on base from a walk, moving Dickerson to second, Mary Beth Odom to third, and Gahan scored. 
  • Harrison singled to third base, moving Wells to second, Taylor Peterson got out at third and scored Odom.
  • Lloyd also walked, moving Turner to second, Harrison to third, and scoring Wells. 
  • Quillen singled to left field and advanced to second on the throw, moving Lloyd to third and scoring Turner and Harrison to take an 11-0 lead. 
  • In the third inning, first-year Adrian Marquez hit a two-run home run over the right-center field, scoring Gahan.
  • In the fourth inning, Lloyd hit a home run over the left-center field fence to take a 14-0 lead. 
  • Centre scored their lone run in the fifth inning. 

  • Lloyd led the game with three RBI's, while Dickerson, Quillen, Marquez, and Wells each had two and Gahan, Harrison, and Turner all added one each.
  • DeDreu, Dickerson, Wells, and Lloyd all hit a double in the game. 
  • LloydHarrison, Wells, Gahan, and Quillen each recorded two hits in the game as Gahan, Lloyd, and Wells went 2-2 at the plate. 
  • DeDreu started on the mound for the Saints, facing 15 batters, allowing zero runs and recording five strikeouts in four innings. 
  • The Saints had the 14-6 advantage in hits. 

GAME 2

  • Centre got on the board in the top of the first inning.
  • The Saints answered with a three-run home run from Odom to score Gahan and DeDreu.
  • In the third inning, Harrison singled through the right field line, advancing to second on the throw, moving Wells to third, and scoring Odom to take a 4-3 lead. 
  • In the fourth inning, Gahan hit a three-run home run over the right field fence, scoring DeDreu and Quillen
  • Centre took a 10-7 lead in the sixth inning.
  • Thomas More answered to take the lead back when DeDreu hit a home run to right center field, scoring Quillen.
  • Wells singled to the shortstop, moving Odom to third and scoring Gahan.
  • Harrison grounded out into a double play but scored Odom in the process to take the 11-10 lead. 
  • Centre added three more and took a 13-11 lead in the seventh.
  • DeDreu hit a walk-off grand slam over the right field fence, scoring Quillen, Lloyd, and Hobeika to win 15-13. 

  • DeDreu hit her first two home runs of the season, with one being the game-winning grand slam.
  • DeDreu led the game with six RBI's, while Gahan and Odom each added three, Harrison recorded two, and Wells ended the game with one. 
  • Quillen hit two doubles in the game and Gahan added one. 
  • Quillen and DeDreu each recorded four hits in the game, each going 4-5 at the plate.
  • Kianah Towe started on the mound, facing 10 batters, allowing three runs and striking out one batter.
  • Olivia Jackson replaced Towe, facing nine batters, allowing one run and striking out one batter.
  • Hannah Sprague replaced Jackson, facing seven batters, allowing three runs and striking out one batter.
  • DeDreu received the win in game two, replacing Sprague allowing six runs, and striking out two batters. 
  • The Colonels had a two-hit advantage over the Saints, ending the game 16-14 in hits. 

  • The Saints hit the road for a four game road stand, taking on Albion on April 6, beginning the double header at 1 p.m.