Softball Splits Day One At Charger Chillout

DECATUR, Ala.—The fourth-ranked Barry Buccaneers split a pair of games at the Charger Chillout at Wilson Morgan Park in Decatur, Ala., on Friday. The Bucs beat Augusta State 1-0, but fell to Columbus State 2-0.
 
In the opening game, senior lefthander Amber Jack (4-1) struck out a career-high 13 batters and Shyla Rider singled in Brianna Smith in the second inning with the only run. Sara DeMuth (2-3) took the loss for Augusta State (7-4) allowing just the one run on four hits with four walks and five strikeouts.
 
 In the second game, Columbus State (6-8) scored twice in the fifth inning as Sarah Moore doubled in April Jowers and later came in on a dropped pop up. Kristi Bullard (2-5) tossed a complete-game shutout, striking out eight and scattering seven hits. Smith (1-1) took the loss in relief of Paula Mackin. Smith went four innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits and struckout three without a walk.
 
The Bucs will face Bellarmine and host Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday.
 
(02/20/09 at Decatur, AL)
Barry 1, Augusta State 0
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Barry........................ 010 000 0 -  1  4  2      (5-1)
Augusta State....... 000 000 0 -  0  3  1      (7-4)
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Pitchers: Barry - Amber Jack. Augusta State - Sara DeMuth.
Win-Amber Jack(4-1)  Loss-Sara DeMuth(2-3)  T-1:51  A-47
Weather: bitter
 
Columbus State 2, Barry 0
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Columbus State...... 000 020 0 -  2  4  1      (6-8)
Barry.......................... 000 000 0 -  0  7  2      (5-2)
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Pitchers: Columbus State - Jennifer Isasi; Kristi Bullard(1). Barry - Paula Mackin;
Brianna Smith(4).
Win-Kristi Bullard(2-5)  Loss-Brianna Smith(1-1)  T-1:54  A-56
Weather: snappy
Mackin faced 2 batters in the 4th.