Softball Loses Twice To Sailfish

Kayla Monroy hit her third homer in five games in game two. Photo by Joel Auerbach.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry softball team lost twice to Palm Beach Atlantic at Buccaneer Field on Wednesday night, dropping the first game 3-2 in eight innings and the second game 7-5.

In the first game, the Bucs (29-18) trailed 1-0 heading into the seventh inning. Natalia Ojeda led off with a double and Sarah Broeseker lifted a sacrifice fly to left to even the game at 1-1.

But in the eighth, with the tie-breaker in effect, the Sailfish (27-21) plated two runs, while the Bucs could only manage one.

Alexis Yohe (16-7) took the loss, two runs on seven hits. She walked three and struck out five. Amber Johnson (14-7) picked up the win in relief of Mary Pippin.

In the nightcap, the Sailfish won in a back-and-forth game. PBA took a 2-0 lead in the first, but Barry bounced back to tie the game at 2-2 on a home run by Kayla Monroy, her third in the last five games.

After the Sailfish recaptured the lead at 4-2 in the third, Barry scored twice in the bottom of the inning to knot the game at 4-4. Julie Brito had an RBI double and scored on a single by Kelly Martinez.

But PBA scored twice in the fifth and once in the sixth and Barry could only muster a run in the seventh as Britney Pugh’s pop up was dropped by Sailfish second baseman Theresa Butler.

Camille Czarnecki (6-4) took the loss for Barry in relief, while Johnson won again for PBA.

The Bucs close out the season this weekend with a three-game set against Eckerd.

(04/24/13 at Miami Shores, FL)

Palm Beach Atlantic 3, Barry 2 (Game 1)

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Palm Beach Atlantic. 001 000 02 -  3  7  0      (26-21)
Barry....................... 000 000 11 -  2 11  2      (29-17)
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Pitchers: Palm Beach Atlantic - Mary Pippin; Amber Johnson(7) and Lauren Powell. Barry - Alexis Yohe and Kayla Monroy.
Win-Amber Johnson(13-7)  Loss-Alexis Yohe(16-7)  T-2:19 
Weather: incandescent

Palm Beach Atlantic 7, Barry 5 (Game 2)

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Palm Beach Atlantic. 202 021 0 -  7 10  1      (27-21)
Barry....................... 022 000 1 -  5 11  2      (29-18)
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Pitchers: Palm Beach Atlantic - Kayti Lundin; Amber Johnson(3) and Lauren Powell. Barry - Britney Pugh; Taylor Sabol(2); Camille Czarnecki(3) and Kayla Monroy.
Win-Amber Johnson(14-7)  Loss-Camille Czarnecki(6-4)  T-2:11  A-78
HR BU - Kayla Monroy (4).

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