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Win: Katy Chadwell (9-3) 5.041103
Loss: Mariah Clark (1-4) 3.065424
Tyra Graham (CU) 301100
Mariah Clark (CU) 201000
Kenzie France (CU) 201000
Ashtyn Blair (CU) 211000
Lexi Miller (CAMP) 322100
Payton Blades (CAMP) 312201
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Win: Karson Williams (9-1) 4.053322
Loss: Bela Soto (4-2) 2.067710
Ashton Whiles (CU) 422302
Ashtyn Blair (CU) 302000
Mia Aldridge (CAMP) 433201
Tori Humphrey (CAMP) 433602
Cumberland falls 0-2 in second doubleheader to #16 Campbellsville
Sunday, March 21, 2021
Cumberland falls 0-2 in second doubleheader to #16 Campbellsville
Ashton While hit two homers in the second game of the doubleheader (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- The Cumberland Softball team (5-7, 3-5 MSC) went 0-2 on the day against the #16 Campbellsville Tigers (21-7, 12-2) in a doubleheader on Monday. Campbellsville won the first game 9-1 and the second game at 11-6.

Cumberland had trouble getting the bats going in the first game. The Tigers put the Phoenix in a two-run hole after the second inning. Cumberland scored their only run in the top of the third when Tyra Graham doubled to right-center-field which brought teammate Ashtyn Blair home. Campbellsville went on a scoring run adding three runs in the bottom of the third and four runs in the fifth to win 9-1.

As a team, Cumberland tallied four hits compared to the nine of Campbellsville. The Phoenix also recorded two errors while the Tigers had zero.

Pitching for the Phoenix, Mariah Clark allowed four runs in three innings pitched. Clark also had four strikeouts and gave up six hits. Also making appearances in the game for the Phoenix was Allyson Shoulders and Emily Cooper. The four Phoenix to record hits were Tyra Graham, Mariah Clark, Kenzie France, and Ashtyn Blair.

The second game featured more hits for the Phoenix, but the Tiger offensive output totaled more than ten runs. Cumberland gave up seven runs to Campbellsville over the first two innings. The Phoenix bats started connecting in the fourth inning when Ashton Whiles hit a 2-RBI homer into right-field. The next Cumberland runs came in the fifth inning when Mariah Clark homered into center-field and Ashton Whiles hit her second homer of the day into left-field. Cumberland trailed 8-6 after the top of the fifth. Campbellsville took control of the game in the sixth inning er-rout to an 11-6 victory.

As a team, the Phoenix had nine hits compared to the Tigers with 11. The Cumberland women also committed another two errors in the game.

Pitching for the Phoenix was Bela Soto. Soto gave up seven earned runs in two innings pitched. Also pitching in the game for the Cumberland Women was Kaitlin Higgins and Allyson Shoulders. Ahston Whiles and Ashtyn Blair both recorded two-hits apiece. Taylor Woodring, Madison Woodruff, Mariah Clark, Kenzie France, and DeeDee Dunn each recorded a hit.

Cumberland is back at it again on Tuesday, Mar. 26 on the road against #3 Lindsey Wilson in another doubleheader with the games starting at 2 and 4 p.m.