Lady Falcons End Conference Play with Double Loss

Dunmore, PA – Despite a five hit afternoon by Michaela Hedglin, the Lackawanna College softball team dropped both ends of Saturday's Region XIX doubleheader to Burlington County College by scores of 8-4 and 5-2. Hedglin was two for four in the opener with two RBI's and three for four in the night cap.

In the opener, Lackawanna took an early lead scoring three runs in the first two innings. Burlington bounced back to take the lead with two runs in the fourth and fifth inning. The Lady Falcons rebounded in the bottom of the inning  to score a solo run to tie, only to see the Lady Barons score three runs in the final two innings to claim the victory.

Notwithstanding Hedglin's two singles and two RBIs, Amanda Ogozaly contributed Lackawanna's best offensive performance. Ogozaly had four hits in four plate appearances, with a double, a run scored and two runs driven in.

Cynthia Petrucci suffered the loss.

In the second game, Lackawanna again took the lead in the bottom of the first, only to see Burlington take it away from Lackawanna with a run in the second and one in the third. The Lady Falcons tied the score in the bottom of the fifth with another solo run. Unfortunately for the Falcons the Lady Barons scored three in the seventh which Lackawanna could not answer.

Hedglin's three hits led the Lackawanna offensive. Collen Walsh and Jessica Bobersky joined Hedglin in her multi-hit effort. Walsh singled twice in four at bats and scored twice, while Bobersky went two for three with an RBI. Bethany Mickavicz was credited with the Falcons' other run driven in.

Petrucci recorded the loss despite throwing all seven innings giving up five runs on ten hits, while striking out three.