Game 1 Final Statistics
| Game 2 Final StatisticsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.
- Southeast Missouri (4-11) dropped a doubleheader to Indiana State (8-14), losing by scores of 9-4 and 9-5 in eight innings Wednesday afternoon at the Southeast Softball Complex.
Southeast held leads after four innings in each of those games before falling victim to late rallies by the Sycamores.Indiana State 9, Southeast Missouri 4
Southeast scored in each of the first three innings to build a 4-1 lead in game one.Alexis Anderson
hit a leadoff double and scored on a single by Lindsey Patterson
in the bottom of the first. Taylor McDannold
later singled home Kayla Fortner
to give the Redhawks a 2-1 advantage.
Southeast pushed its lead to 4-1 when Fortner grounded out to score Anderson in the second and McDannold touched home on a fielder's choice in the third.
That, however, would be the end of the Redhawks scoring.
ISU pulled to within a run with some small ball in the fourth.
Alexa Cavin singled to third base and came around to score with the help of two sacrifice-bunts and a groundout to the pitcher. Rylee Holland's single through the right side accounted for the other tally as the Sycamores narrowed the gap to 4-3.
ISU added three more runs in each of the fifth and sixth innings to pull away for good.
In the fifth, Cavin doubled home Turitto and scored with the help of an error. Mallory Schneid touched home on Aubre Carpenter's single to third base, giving the Sycamores their first lead at 6-4.
ISU posted its third-straight multi-run inning scoring on more balls that didn't leave the infield.
Kassie Brown and Megan Stone each reached on infield singles to start the sixth. Brown then scored when Turitto grounded out to short. Schneid's single to shortstop plated the final two runs, polishing off ISU's 9-4 win.
Abby Klopp (1-0) picked up her first victory of the season in relief. Klopp allowed one hit and walked two in 1.2 scoreless innings.
Taylor Lockwood was credited with the save, striking out two and walking none in 2.1 innings. Lockwood did not allow a hit and retired the last six Redhawk hitters.Aubrey Denno
(0-3) took the loss, giving up 12 hits and six runs in 4.2 innings. Denno also struck out one.
Anderson went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a walk, and McDannold finished at 2-for-4 with a run scored and RBI to lead Southeast.
Carpenter went 4-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored to pave the way for ISU. The Sycamores outhit the Redhawks, 18-7.
Additionally, Southeast left 11 runners on base.Indiana State 9, Southeast Missouri 5 (8 innings)
Indiana State pushed across four runs in the top of the eighth inning to get by Southeast Missouri, 9-5, in the nightcap.
With the international tiebreaker rule in effect, Holland was placed on second base and went to third on an ensuing single by Kelsey Montgomery. After Erika Crissman struck out, Montgomery stole second. Carpenter followed with a single and Holland scored. Stone reached on a bunt single and Carpenter and Montgomery were able to score. Turitto's double to left center capped the inning, as ISU went ahead, 9-5.
The Sycamores trailed 5-3 heading into the top of the seventh and were down to their last out when pinch-hitter Brooke Riemenschneider dropped in a single just inside the first base line. Anderson bobbled the ball on the play, and as a result, Cavin and Klopp scored to tie the game.
Southeast scored twice in both the first and fourth innings and once in the second en route to its 5-3 advantage.
Madeiline Krumrey (2-3) went the distance, striking out four and walking two. Krumrey also allowed 13 hits and nine runs.
Lockwood (6-7) earned the win, giving up just two hits in 4.2 scoreless innings. She struck out three and walked one, as well.
ISU registered 13 hits, including six in its final two innings.
Defensively, Southeast committed a season-high five errors.
Anderson, Savannah Carpenter
and Meaghan Touchette
led the Redhawks with two hits each in game two.
Southeast returns to Ohio Valley Conference action with a doubleheader at Tennessee Tech Saturday.