Softball: Raiders Sweep Grove City

Logan Lehman (Photo By: Mark Kramer)
Logan Lehman (Photo By: Mark Kramer)

GROVE CITY, Pa. - Mount Union's softball team swept Grove City (Pa.) in a double-header on Thursday.

Mount Union (10-6) defeated Grove City (Pa.) 14-1 in the first game and them out in the second game 8-0.

In the first game, Allie Scali (Parma/Parma) tossed a complete game and allowed two hits with six strikeouts with the Raiders pulling out a 14-1 win.

Scali had help from an offense that scored 14 runs on 13 hits.  Andi Vansickle (Loudonville/Loudonville) hit a two-run home run and Logan Lehman (Orrville/Orrville) drove in three runs to pace the Raiders

Grove City scored their only run in the bottom of the third.

Mount Union shut out Grove City in the second game with Lehman drove in two runs. Jordan Kramer (Mentor/Mentor), Jessica Kennedy (Beach City/Fairless), Jessica Calhoun (Brunswick/Brunswick) and Jordan Tull (Brewster/Fairless) each ran in one run. 

Erin Simmons (Suffied/Field) pitched a full game allowing no runs and having two strikeouts.

Mount Union hosts Ohio Wesleyan for their home opener in a non-conference double header Sunday, Mar. 20 starting at 1:00 p.m.

Mount Union 14, Grove City 1 (Mar 17, 2016 at Grove City, Pa.) (Game 1)
Mount Union......... 500 027  - 14 13  1      (9-6)
Grove City.......... 001 000  -  1  2  4      (2-1)
Pitchers: Mount Union - Allie Scali and . Grove City - Wootton and .
Win-Allie Scali(5-3)  Loss-Wootton(1-1)  T-2:00  A-50
HR MTU - Andi Vansickle.
Weather: Cloudy, windy

Mount Union 8, Grove City 0 (Mar 17, 2016 at Grove City, Pa.) (Game 2)
Mount Union......... 000 105 2 -  8 13  5      (10-6)
Grove City.......... 000 000 0 -  0  3  3      (2-2)
Pitchers: Mount Union - Erin Simmons and . Grove City - Aughton and .
Win-Erin Simmons(5-0)  Loss-Aughton(1-1)  T-1:35  A-50
HR MTU - Logan Lehman.
Weather: Cloudy, windy