West Homers Twice in Same Game to Give Lady Bobcats Sweep of Lady Cobras
BRISTOL, VA. - Sophomore Magen West became the first Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcat since the school has been Division II to hit two homeruns in a single game to boost the Lady Bobcats to a doubleheader sweep, 4-0 and 10-3, against the Virginia Intermont College Lady Cobras.
West's homers came in game two of the doubleheader, with the first one in the first inning. With two outs and a runner on base West blasted a two-run blast that highlighted a four run first inning for the Lady Bobcats.
Her second shot came in the sixth inning with Lees-McRae up 7-3. Her three run bomb soared over the fence to give the Lady Bobcats a 10-3 lead and the final score of the game.
During the game she had nine total bases and was 3-for-4 with five RBIs and two runs scored.
West also earned the win in the circle for Lees-McRae going seven strong innings. She allowed only four hits and three runs and recorded six strikeouts.
In game one, Lees-McRae pushed a run across in the first inning when Veronica Ollier singled, stole two bases and scored on an error.
Neither team scored again until the Lady Bobcats scored three insurance runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 4-0 lead. Back-to-back RBI doubles by Amanda Dodson and Anna Carter highlighted the inning.
Dodson picked up the win and the complete game shutout. She allowed only two hits and had six strikeouts.
Pictured: Magen West